Marilyn A. Scott

Marilyn (Andersen) Scott, 72 of New Fairfield, wife of John Scott died on Saturday morning, June 23, 2012 surrounded by her loving family at Candle Valley Care Center, New Milford, CT after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Marilyn was born in Danbury, November 17, 1939 a daughter of the late Edward A. Andersen.  She attended Danbury schools.

She was a lifelong area resident.

A homemaker, Mrs. Scott enjoyed knitting, needlepoint and crochet and gifted each of her grandchildren their own afghan over the years.

A NASCAR enthusiast, she enjoyed travelling to Daytona, FL, Loudon, NH and Lime Rock, CT to attend the auto races.

In addition to her husband, John of fifty-five years, she is survived by two sons, John and James; a daughter, Jane Blackwell and eight grandchildren, Sean Scott, Tyler Scott, Alexandra Blackwell, Stephanie Scott, Ryan Blackwell, Amanda Scott, Samantha Blackwell and Alison Scott.

Graveside services and burial will take place on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 11 AM in Ridgebury Cemetery, Ridgefield, CT with Deacon John Rosa officiating.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield on Tuesday from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

The family would like to thank the staff at Candle Valley Care Center the care and compassion Marilyn received and special thanks to Maureen F. and Shoan M. of Hospice.

 

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