75, Whitney Pier

It is with great sadness that we, the family announce the peaceful passing of Owen Francis Scott on Jan. 25, 2012, at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born May 12, 1936, Owen was the son of the late Richard and Elsie (Mumford) Scott.

Owen was an avid sports fan, especially when it came to the Toronto Maple leafs. He loved visits from family and friends. Owen will always be remembered for his cooking and baking, for his pork pies were always in demand.

Owen will be sadly missed by his loving partner, Dora Burke; children, Rose (Fred) Fraser, Richie (Janice) Scott, John (Valerie Scott), Elsie MacKinnon, Owen (Dawn) Scott, Barbara (Kenny) Dixon and Randy (Jackie) Scott. He is also survived by mother of his children, Myrna Scott; stepson, Ronnie (Lynn) Burke; sisters, Dorothy (Mike) MacInnis, Margaret MacLean, Rosena Walker, Beatrice (Tom) MacVicar and Barb (Howie) Campbell; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Margie Corbett, Hanna MacDonald (son, James), Kaye Fitzgerald; brothers-in-law, Jackie (Margie) Pyke, Arthur Pyke and Bill MacDonald (Eleanor).

Besides his parents, Owen was predeceased by his daughter, Jeannette Ziegler, great-granddaughter, Jaileigh, sisters, Gertrude Sears, Isabel Campbell and Cathy Ryan, and a brother, John Scott.

Visitation for the late Owen Francis Scott will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd., Sydney, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to celebrate the life of Owen Francis Scott will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, at 11 a.m. in the Pier Community Funeral Home, All Faith Chapel, with Fr. Paul Murphy officiating. Interment will take place in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Owen may be made to Palliative Care of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia Lung Association or Canadian Cancer Society.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.

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I extend my deepest sympathy to all the family. It is never easy to lose someone we love but may it comfort you all to know he is now with our Lord and Savior. He will be with you always and cherish all the good memories of him. May God strengthen you all during this time.
From:  Donna Tynski

My deepest sympathy to all the family. My prayers are with you and with Owen. Your memory and great smile will always live on. You will be missed by all who were fortunate enough to knew you. Love you uncle.
From:  Darren Maclean

Thinking of you at this sad time. My prayers and thoughts are with you.
From:  Karen Laffin

Sorry to see this,Owen was married to my Aunt Myrna,i lived with them in Toronto when i was a young teen ager. Owen always treated me great, rip old freind, Joe and Linda MacDonald, Hamilton, Ont,
From:  Joe MacDonald

Sorry for the families loss,owen was a very nice man who was liked by all that came in contact with him,i know he will be saddly missed by family and friends.
From:  Angus & Merrie Pyke

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad period of time. Owen was a great uncle and friend. I have lots of fond memories of him. He will be missed by all who knew him.
From:  John R. Campbell

Please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of your Dad, brother, uncle, partner and friend. Owen was a fine man who touched the heart of many. May the many beautiful memories you have of him bring you comfort at this difficuly time. Love and prayers, Arlene Edwards
From:  Arlene Edwards