Bernard E. Scott
1928-2010 EAST DUMMERSTON Bernard Edward "Scotty" Scott, 82, of Canoe Brook Road, a resident of Dummerston for the past 57 years, died early Wednesday morning, May 12, 2010, at the Thompson House following a period of declining health.
Born in Greenfield, Mass., on Mar. 17, 1928, he was raised and educated in Brattleboro.
He had worked at the former Book Press in Brattleboro, retiring in 1993 following 28 dedicated and faithful years with the company. Previously he had been employed at Putney Paper Company for 18 years, and prior to going to work at Putney Paper, had worked locally in farming.
Of his pastimes and interests, he loved to hunt, fish and work in his vegetable garden. He also enjoyed snowmobiling and was a member of the Putney Snowmobile Club where he was a past president. Being an outdoorsman, he enjoyed all types of wildlife. He also cherished time shared with his family and friends.
On Sept. 15, 1951, at Saint Michael's Roman Catholic Church, he was married to Joyce A. Harding, who survives.
Besides his wife of 58 years, he leaves his three children, daughter, Deborah Carpenter and her husband, Wayne, of Dummerston, son, Michael Scott and his wife, Shelley, of Eustis, Fla., and daughter, Karen Rancourt and her husband, Marty, of Brattleboro; one half sister, Judith Nolan of Brattleboro; two half brothers, Ronald Covey and Dennis Covey, both of Brattleboro.
Additionally he is survived by five grandchildren, Todd and Travis Carpenter, Christopher and Annie Rancourt and Amanda Simmons; three great-grandchildren, Alex Carpenter, Cody Saunders and Garrett Simmons, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by one great-grandson, Tyler Carpenter.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Graveside Committal services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. in Dummerston Center Cemetery with Rev. Richard O'Donnell, pastor of Saint Michael's Catholic Church, officiating.
Friends are invited to call at the ATAMANIUK FUNERAL HOME on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. A prayer service will be conducted at the funeral home, Friday evening at 7:30, led by Rev. O'Donnell.
Memorial contributions in Mr. Scott's name may be made to Rescue Inc., P.O. Box 593, Brattleboro, VT. 05302.
Messages of e-condolence may be sent to the family in care of the funeral home at www.atamaniuk.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Atamaniuk Funeral Home.