Ernest R. “Scotty” Scott, a resident of Woburn for 37 years, passed away at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center on Thursday afternoon, April 12, 2007. The husband of 52 years of Betty (Batten), he was 88 years old.
Scotty was born in the family home in Somerville. He was raised and educated in Somerville. He was the son of the late Albert and Isabel Scott. Scotty was a veteran of World War II serving his country in the United States Army where he achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was the recipient of the Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Medical, and the Asiatic Pacific Theater campaign Ribbon. Scotty worked for 31 years at American Biltrite as a Draftsman. He then went on to work for Textron where he worked for 10 years. His last job was at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center where he worked for 16 years. Scotty worked in Security and Medical Records where his outgoing personality made him many friendships. He retired from Lahey Clinic at the age of 85. He was an avid reader and enjoyed working in the yard. He was an animal lover and loved all the family pets and they loved him even more. Scotty was blessed to live a life that spanned 88 years filled with a loving family and many special friendships.
Scotty is the beloved husband of Betty (Batten). He is the loving father of Gloria S. Scott of Woburn. He is the grandfather of Kristin Scott of Woburn. He is the brother of Walter, Albert, June, Ruth, and Marion. Funeral from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Tuesday, April 17 at 9 a.m. Followed by Funeral Services at Trinity Church, 535 Main St., Woburn at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 p.m. Interment with Military Honors at Woodbrook Cemetery in Woburn. Memorials in Scotty’s name may be made to New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108. For on-line guest book see www.sullivanfuneralhome.net