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ROSEMARY H. (SCOTT) SPORT


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ROSEMARY H. (SCOTT) SPORT Obituary
SPORT, Rosemary H. (Scott) Passed away suddenly on May 1, 2018 during her 90th year. A resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, she was born and raised in Roxbury. Formerly employed by the old New England Telephone Company during the 1950s and 1960s, Rosemary was active in community affairs. A long time member of the N. A. A. C. P. from the time of the civil rights era. She was also active in the 464 Workshop Organization during the 1960s as a singer at annual events usually held at the old John Hancock Hall in downtown Boston and was involved in the Mattapan Community Health Center as a board member. A 1973 graduate of Bridgewater State College she would go on to earn 2 Masters Degrees from Antioch College while becoming a Boston Public school teacher. She began her career at East Boston H. S. in 1974. She achieved the rank of Assistant Principal over the course of her tenure with BPS and accepted assignment to Hyde Park H. S., Dorchester H. S. and Jeremiah E. Burke H. S. before accepting an appointment with the Los Angeles Unified School District during the late 1980s. In the early mid 1990s Rosemary retired from the L. A. School system and moved to Las Vegas, traveling periodically to various locations for almost 20 years. She was formerly married to the late Vernon Sport for many years. Rosemary is survived by her daughters Lorraine Santos of Oregon, Valerie Best of Virginia, and Andrea Minnieweather of Nevada, several grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She will also be deeply missed by surviving siblings and their spouses, Jim and Jackie Scott of Belmont, Richard and Helen Scott of Marshfield, David and Judy Scott of Milton, Mary Everett of Hopkinton, Bradley and Susie Scott of Boston. A private service was held on May 25 after which Rosemary was laid to rest at New Calvary Cemetery.

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Published in The Boston Globe on June 17, 2018
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