Scott Arden Moffitt, 35, a resident of Lincoln Street, died unexpectedly Saturday April 20, 2013 as a result of a house fire at his residence.
He was born in Bennington on July 10, 1977. He was the son of Larry P. Moffitt and Patricia J. (Landon) Moffitt who survive. Scott received his education in Bennington and was a 1999 graduate of Mount Anthony Union High School.
Scott had been employed at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and Bennington College. He most recently started his own business called Scotty's Bagels. He had also volunteered at the Bennington Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Scott loved the Special Olympics
, playing basketball, soccer, hockey, track and field, bowling, swimming and snow shoeing. This is where he made lifetime friends and looked forward to participating in every event he could. He also attended the Elks Silver Towers Camp in Ripton Vermont for the past 25 summers. He loved playing video games and Bingo. He loved spending time with family and friends. Scott always had a smile on his face and a never ending sense of humor touching everyone around him. He was also very fond of his dogs Sassy and Dusty.
Survivors include his parents, Larry and Patricia Moffitt of Bennington; a brother, Larry P. Moffitt Jr. of Woodford; his grandmother, Coletta Landon; an aunt, Linda Marsh and her husband Charles and uncles Merrill Landon and his wife Mary and Doug and Robert Moffitt; several cousins in Vermont and Pennsylvania, as well as Ben Beers family of Manchester.
He was pre-deceased by his grandfathers, Merrill Landon and Robert Moffitt Sr.; his grandmother, Doris Moffitt; two aunts, Carolyn VanNess and Marilyn Lauzon and an uncle, Larry Lauzon
The funeral will be held from the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday May 7, 2013 at 11 a.m.
The burial will take place in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Monday May 6, from 4 to 7 p.m.
If friends desire contributions in memory of Scott A. Moffitt may be made to the Moffitt
family to help with expenses or to Special Olympics through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.