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1935 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Mary Alice Scott

1935 - 2013 HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. Mary Alice Scott, a longtime resident of Hoosick Falls, died Thursday, March 8, 2013, in her home with her children by her side.

Born on Sept. 25, 1935, to John and Mary Nealon, Mary Alice was a very loved and respected teacher at St Mary's Academy for over 25 years.

Mary Alice grew up in Hoosick Falls and graduated from St. Mary's Academy with her five brothers, Charles, Larry, William, John and James.

Mary Alice earned a Master's degree in education at the College of St. Rose and taught both high school and elementary education during her tenure at St. Mary's. She also earned a great reputation for directing entertaining school plays, leading the yearbook staff, and throwing successful chicken ptarmigan dinners to raise money for the school.

Mary Alice was a caring wife to Lyle Macdonald Scott for over 52 years until his passing in July of 2012.

Survivors include her daughter, Heather Ann Peters of Hoosick Falls; son, Jay Lyle Scott of Brooklyn; granddaughter, Jessica Case, and two brothers, John Nealon of Vero Beach, Fla., and James Nealon of Hoosick Falls.

Mary enjoyed many summers with the entire extended family at their cottage on Hedges Lake during summer recess.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A memorial Service will be held at the Immaculate Conception Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls on April 12, starting at 12 Noon. Memorabilia and reflection will be in the back of the church from 11:30 to 12.

Arrangements under the direction of the THOMAS M. BARBER FUNERAL HOME of Petersburgh.
Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 14, 2013
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