Spencer: Frederick (Fred/Butch) J. Scaife, 65, Spencer, died Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. He was born in Elmira, NY June 27, 1948. Fred is survived by his wife, Donna (Alpert) Scaife; mother, Mildred E. (Vaughn) Scaife, Horseheads; sister, Maureen Grover, Lockwood; sister, Judith (Herman) Brown, Horseheads; brother-in-law, Donald Cole, Trumansburg; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by father, Frederick W. Scaife; sister, Barbara Cole; and brother-in-law, Harmon Grover. Fred was a carpenter at Local Union 603, Ithaca, working as a cabinet maker at Cornell. He enjoyed making furniture at home. A remembrance gathering will be held Sunday, December 1, 2013, at 12:00 noon at the Van Etten-Spencer VFW Post #8139, Wyncoop Creek Road and State Route 224.
Allen-Manzer Funeral Home
56 N. Main St. Spencer, NY 14883
Published in Star-Gazette on Nov. 26, 2013