Russell Scott, Sr.
Russell Scott, Sr. age 88, passed away surrounded by family Wednesday September 29, 2021 at Newton Medical Center. He grew up in Chandler, Arizona, leaving after high school to enlist in the United States Air Force, then eventually serving in the United States Navy. After his military career Russell lived in New York state and then moved to Maryland with his job. Soon after retirement in 1993 with the Dept. of Defense, Russell relocated to New Jersey to be close with his family residing there.
Russell was beloved husband , father, grandfather and friend to all who knew him. Russell had a passion for traveling. Russell was predeceased by his parents Jerry E. Scott and Maude Barbee-Scott, his brother Edward and sister Evelyn Oakes and his beloved wife Virginia A. Scott.
Also predeceased by his second wife Patricia Scott, and a beloved grandson Elie R. Scott. He is survived by his brothers Clarence “Butch” Scott and wife Mary, Charles Scott and wife Leslie. Sister Helen Beasley and husband Bob. His sons Michael E. Scott and significant other Lauralee Rappleye, Russell Scott, Jr. and wife Sarit. Daughters Lori Kwoka and husband Walter, Beth Kreoll and husband Kenneth, Patricia Stamer and husband Donald. Grandsons include Christopher & Matthew Scott, Kyle Kreoll, Brandon Kwoka, William & Andrew Stramer and Ethan Scott. Granddaughters include Brandi Castellanos, Ashly Barrows & Shoshana Scott.
Graveside Services will be held Saturday October 23, 2021 at 12:00 Noon in the Parklawn Memorial Park Cemetery 12800 Veirs Mill Road Rockville, MD 20853. Arrangements under the direction of Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home 156 Main St. (Route 206) Newton, N.J. Online condolences at www.illiff-ruggierofuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Russell at http://www.taps.org , an organization to help families of America’s fallen heroes.