Richard Sherman White, Jr. age 59, died in his sleep the morning of October 24th, 2013. Rick is the beloved father of Sarah White (fiancé Giancarlo LaGreca) and Lauren White (boyfriend Tyler Casciato) and the brother of Barbara Morse, Carolyn Wathey-Lee, Cynthia Maclay, William White, Robert White, Mary Fenimore, and Roger White who predeceased him. Rick was born October 3, 1954 in Greenwich, CT, the son of the late Richard S. White, Sr.,and Mary Freng Sherley. Rick graduated from North Yarmouth Academy in Yarmouth, ME. and attended the University of Hartford where he met the love of his life and best friend, Carol Foss White. An All-American Lacrosse player there, he later transferred to and graduated from Boston University’s School of Management. He earned his MBA from New Hampshire College. Rick began his career with Sanders Associates in the 1980s.  In 1985, Rick joined his brother and father at Automation Machinery & Development, LLC and became CEO of  Printing Technologies, Inc. Rick entered the Financial Services industry and in 2000 founded Five Star Financial Consulting, LLC. Rick later headed up a division for Starion Energy and most recently was founder and CEO of WhiteStar Holdings, LLC. Rick was a true entrepreneur and visionary. He had a unique ability to encourage, inspire, and motivate others. Of his many virtues and noteworthy personality traits, he “could sell ice cream to the Eskimos” and “he was generous to a fault”. Rick had many passions including spending time with his two daughters whom he adored. He also loved his granddogs Ella and Charlie. Rick also enjoyed sailing, vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard, spending time in NH with his close friends Peter and Mary Alice Fox, reading the Bible and pursuing his love of the Lord.

A celebration of Rick’s life will be held at Black Rock Congregational Church at Long Ridge, this Saturday, November 2nd, at 2pm, 455 Old Long Ridge Road, Stamford, CT  06903. Interment will be private in Riverside Cemetery, Old Saybrook.