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Obituary of Joanne Marie Scott, 85


Joanne Marie Scott, 85, of Bellefonte, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at her home on Wednesday. January 23, 2019 after a courageous battle with non-hodgkins lymphoma. She was born in Blanchard, on April 17, 1933, the daughter of the late Thomas E. & Lauretta Miller Shay.

She was a graduate of Howard High School class of 1951.

On July 30, 1952 in Howard, she was united in marriage to the love of her life Sylvester Scott who preceded her in death in 2008.

She was a member of the Weaver United Methodist Church where she served as pianist for over 25 years and also taught Sunday School and continued her membership at New Hope United Methodist Church.

Joanne enjoyed cooking and spending time with her grandchildren and she was instrumental with Scott's Roasting of Bellefonte. She retired from Supelco in Bellefonte.

She is survived by a daughter; Jan Yeaney and her companion Rick Fleming of Bellefonte, a son; George (Brenda) Scott of Bellefonte, three grandchildren; Carrie (Charles) Moore, Jason (Amanda) Scott and Eric Scott (Tony Hancock), five great-grandchildren; Colin and Caitlin Moore, Bailee, Madison, and Camryn Scott. She is also survived by her lifetime friend of 84 years Margaret Weber of Dover, Delaware.

Services will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the New Hope United Methodist Church, 1089 East College Ave., Bellefonte, Pa. 16823 with the Pastor Bob Dornan officiating. Friends and family will be received from 9:00 - 11:00 prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Burial will be private at Schencks Cemetery in Howard.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to Dr. Paul Guillard and his staff, the Shaner Cancer Pavillion Staff and the Centre Home Care Hospice Staff and Joanne's friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the New Hope United Methodist Church building Campaign Fund c/o of Deb Benner, 1089 E. College Ave., Bellefonte, Pa. 16823

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Kader-Neff Funeral Home

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