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Ernest J. Scott

October 1, 1924 ~ February 2, 2019 (age 94)

Ernest John Scott, age 94 of Manchester, passed away peacefully February 2, 2019, surrounded by his family. For 72 years, he was the loving husband of Mildred Turek Scott. He was born October 1, 1924 in Dover, NH. to John and Alexia Scott. Ernie served as a medic in the US Army. A general foreman at Pratt & Whitney’s Experimental Test Lab, Ernie retired after 32 years. He was graduated from Manchester Community College where he earned an Associate Degree. He served in many leadership roles as an active, longtime member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Manchester. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Turek Scott; four daughters and three sons-in-law: Louise, Susan and Steven, Patricia and Peter, and Tracie and Robert; six grandchildren: Jacob, Lindsay and her husband Benjamin, Michelle, Luke, Stephanie and Ian; his half-sister Katherine, and several nieces, nephews, and their families. In addition to his parents, Ernie was predeceased by his sister Marion and his two brothers, George and Roy. Ernie loved boating and fishing on Sebago Lake in Maine, Boston’s Red Sox and Celtics, UCONN Women’s Basketball, and spending time with his family. Generous, caring, endlessly patient and kind-hearted, he will be forever missed. A funeral service and reception will celebrate his life at Concordia Lutheran Church, 40 Pitkin St. Manchester, CT on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10 am. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Concordia Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. To leave an online condolence please visit

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