O. W. White, of Fabric Fire Hose, Dies Owen W White, 50, treasurer of the Fabric Fire Hose Company of Sandy Hook, Conn., died on February 20 of a heart ailment shortly after he was admitted to the Danbury Hospital. Mr. White, a native of Brooklyn, N. Y., was employed as an accountant in the U. S. Rubber Company, New York City. He left the employ of that company in 1939 and came to Newtown and joined the office force of the Fabric Hose Company. He leaves his widow, Edith Allison White. The funeral was held on February 23 with burial in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown, N. Y.