Mary Helen Scott

mary scott

November 26, 1932 ~ September 18, 2023

Born in: Belfast, New York
Resided in: Suwanee, Georgia

Mary Helen Scott (Mi-Mi) 90, passed away on September 18, 2023, in Suwanee, Georgia, where she most recently resided in an independent senior living facility.

Mary was born in 1932, in Belfast, New York to her parents Gerald and Faith Scott and was the oldest of three children.

Mary is survived by her siblings: Hope Benjamin and Carol Place, her three children: Leslie Patrice Arnold (Scott Arnold) Robert Mark Scott (Linda), and Julia Faith Scott Schmitt (Michael) as well as her five grandchildren: Austin Arnold, Aaron Scott, Jennifer Scott, Natalie Scott Schmitt, and Cameron Scott Schmitt. Last November, she celebrated her 90th Birthday with her family. Mary Helen Scott was mentally vibrant and living independently up to her final days and left this world quietly and without a struggle.

Mary attended Grade School, Middle School, and High School in Cuba, New York and College in Alfred, NY. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree, with a Major in Chemistry, at Alfred University. After graduating from college, Mary was hired as a Chemist by Eastman Kodak Company, in Rochester, New York. While living in a boarding house, in Rochester, she met her husband, Robert Thompson Scott (Bob), who was also working at Kodak and living in the same boarding house. Mary and Bob were married on March 30, 1957, and later had three children, Leslie, Robert, and Julia. Bob and Mary raised their family in the greater Rochester, New York area while spending all of their summer’s at their cottage on Cuba Lake, in Cuba, New York.

After Bob retired early from Kodak, in 1986, Bob and Mary spent their winters in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and their summers at their cottage on Cuba Lake, in Cuba, New York and then later spent their winters in Sun City, Arizona.

Mary’s husband, Bob, passed away in December of 2019.

Mary lived a full life and had enthusiasm for others and often made her family, friends, and associates feel validated with her positive affirmation. Since Mary and her family have spent summers at Cuba Lake since 1962, there will be a memorial service for family and friends at Cuba Lake in the third week of July, 2024.

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