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Michael J. Scott

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Michael J. Scott
Michael J. Scott, 59, died Sunday, October 26, 2008, at his home in Knox. Born in Lackawanna, NY, Mike grew up in Ilion, NY, the son of the late William and Lavina Scott. He graduated from Ilion High School in 1967 and Albany State University in 1971 with a degree in accounting. He worked for the State of New York for 30 years, retiring in 2004. Mike was an avid environmentalist and conservationist. He loved his land, his community and especially his children, his family and his friends. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Faye Anne Scott, in 2000. Survivors include his children, Emma and Charlie Scott; his sister, Mary Lois Scott Marotta, of Tallahassee, FL; his nieces, Sarah Marotta, of Orlando, and Danielle, Nicole and Michelle Sommers; his nephews, Michael (Denisha) Marotta, of St. Petersburg, and Jeremiah Sommers; his brother-in-law, Dennis Sommers; and many cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Lucy's Church, Grand St., Altamont. Friends may call on Wednesday (today) from 4-8 p.m. at the Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main St., Altamont. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Berne. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205 or to the local animal shelter of one's choice.

Published in The Observer-Dispatch on Oct. 29, 2008
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