Marcelyn Faye Scott White
Marcelyn Faye Scott White, 80, of Pittsfield, Pa., otherwise known as “Marcy,”, entered eternal life on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, due to a motor vehicle accident which also took the life of her loving little brother, Charles Scott.
She was born in Sanford, Pa., to the loving parents, Iilo and A. Faye Ackley Scott. She graduated from Youngsville High School, class of 1957. She was a self-proclaimed graduate of the “School of Hard Knocks.” Upon graduation, she was a bookkeeper for several companies and banks. She retired in 2001 after 25 years of service as a machinist at Rexnord in Warren, Pa.
Marcy was very active in the Sanford Community. She was a member of the Sanford United Methodist Church, where she served as secretary and she served as secretary to the Sanford Cemetery Association for several years. She was a member of the Warren County Historical Society, Crawford County Historical Society and the Corry Historical Society. She was a member of the Genealogy Club in Warren and a member of the General Joseph Warren Chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution, serving as chaplain for many years. Her hobby was genealogy and she loved to travel and had visited all the states including the state capitals except Alaska.
Past member of the Eldred Grange. During the 1990s, she and her friends took on General Telephone, ATT and Bell Phone Companies in which they successfully eliminated the long-distance rates between Grand Valley and Youngsville, Pa.
Family was so important to her, she held a Scott Family reunion at her home every summer, which brought family members from all over the country to spend time together. Her spirit is carried on by her five children; eight grandchildren and brother, James Scott and wife, Jean.
She is survived by her five children: Karla LoPresti and husband, Larry of Sugar Grove, Pa., Mary Beth Smith of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Joanne Curtis of Columbus, Pa., Mike Smith of Warren, Pa., and Shawn White and wife, Jennifer, Port Republic, Md.; one brother, James “Jim” Scott and wife, Jean of Garland, Pa.; several nieces and nephews
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John T. White, whom she married Aug,6, 1972, in Pittsfield, Pa., and who died Oct. 29, 2006; two sisters: Joanne Merle Scott and Lorraine Gay Scott Stover; and one brother, Charles Lee Scott.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc., 304 East St., Warren, Pa., on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where full CDC guidelines will be enforced, masks and social distancing, please enter via front porch door in order to regulate 50 person limitation at all times. A funeral service will be conducted at Marcy’s home, 3181 Sanford Road, Pittsfield, Pa.. on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Ralph Culp, former pastor of Sanford United Methodist Church, officiating. Please dress appropriately as service will be outside.
Interment will be in Sanford Cemetery, Saa. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Corry Rails & Industrial Legacy Society, c/o Impact Corry, 221 N. Center St., Corry, PA. 16407 or the Sanford Cemetery Association, 3181 Sanford Road, Pittsfield, PA. 16340.
Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com