CARMEN M. SCOTT (NEE DEVOLLE) GARY, IN Carmen M. Scott (nee DeVolle), age 93, of Gary, IN passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014. Carmen is survived by her sister, Evelyn Allen; niece, Pam Vance; daughter-in- law, Louise Angie Scott; four grandchildren: Michele Norwood, Theresa (Jim) Brisentine, James Tony Scott and Jonathan (Jenna) Scott; nine great grandchildren: Tyler, Presley, Michael, Sebastian, Marysol, Sabrina, Alaina, JD, and Ellie; great great grandson, Liam; nieces: Debbie, Jan, Andy, Melissa and Amanda; nephews: Mark and Eugene; several great nieces and nephews. The family appreciates the excellent care provided by her special caregivers: Shequita Burton and Shemeka Shootes. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John A. Scott; son, James A. Scott; sister, Eileen Vance; pet companions: Suzi and Tara. Carmen worked at Prudential Insurance in Merrillville as an office manager for over 25 years. She owned a mobile home on Big Fish Lake in Marcellus, MI from 1961 until this past year; spending weekends and summertime there. Carmen belonged to the Big Fish Lake Association. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Carmen enjoyed playing pinochle and bowling in several leagues. Friends may visit with the family on Monday, February 17, 2014 at Geisen Funeral and Cremation Services, 7905 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Geisen Funeral and Cremation Services in Merrillville, IN, with Pastor Tom Shanahan officiating. Interment will take place at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville, IN. View directions and/or sign guestbook at www.GeisenFuneralHome.com or contact 219-769-3322.
Published in The Times from Feb. 16 to Feb. 17, 2014