Scott, Thomas M.
Age 68, of West Elmira, passed away Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at his home following declining health in the care of his loving family. Tom was born on July 10th, 1945 in Malone, NY; son of the late, Harold C. & Marjorie Armstrong Scott. Dedicated to education, Tom taught social studies for thirty-one years at Hermon-DeKalb Central School, in DeKalb Junction, NY. He also was the varsity boys' basketball coach, Student Council Advisor, and a great friend and colleague. He is survived by the love of his life, Dorothy Phillip Scott. She was his best friend, loving companion, and was a devoted and caring wife to Tom. In addition to his loving wife, Tom is also survived by their sons, Andrew (Susan) Scott, Elmira; Thomas (Kathryn) Scott, Lincoln, RI; grandchildren, Ryan, Carly, Leah, Amelia, and Anna; sisters, Carol (Steven) Martin, Port Leydon, NY; Judy (Jim) Stone, Malone, NY; sister-in-law, Elizabeth (John Paul) Uva, Montclair, NJ; brother-in-law, John (Allyson) Phillip, Narragansett, RI; nephews, Joseph Martin, Geoffrey Clough, Christian Uva and nieces, Lori Stone, Nicole Cantu and Emma Uva. He is predeceased by his sister, Cheryl Miesch, formerly of Benecia, CA. Tom's many interests included spending time with his beloved family, watching his grandchildren play sports, the Boston Red Sox, going to Syracuse University football and basketball games, going to the movies, listening to music and reading book after book. Tom spent endless hours with his two sons as they grew; constantly practicing sports to help them be the best they could be. He was also the Gouverneur Little League Baseball President for almost a decade, and loved taking his family out to dinner, especially to the Roma Restaurant. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport, Elmira on Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 between the hours of 4:00-7:00 p.m. Funeral services will take place there on Monday, March 3rd at 10 a.m. Graveside services will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations can be made in Tom's name to Care First (Southern Tier Hospice), 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830.