John Scott

John Scott

Friday, May 17th, 2019

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Obituary for John Scott

John Scott, 91, of Lakewood, passed away with his family by his side on Friday, May 17, 2019 at home.

John was predeceased by his wife, Jane; his parents, Joseph and Mary Scott and his sisters, Marjorie Mildner, Philomena Burrets and Rosalie Freeman; brothers Joseph, Harold, Salvatore, and Anthony Scott; and stepson, Steven Esposito.

Surviving are his wife, Marilee; 2 sons, Robert and Richard Scott; stepsons, William and Randy Esposito; best family friend, Claire Hutchison Vitola Jerram; 12 grandchildren, Allison, Katie, Richard, Matthew, Danielle, Alyssa, Nicholas, Alexis, Anthony, Makayla, Spyros and Kalli; and 3 great-grandchildren, Michael, Aubrey and Kylee.

He was born and raised in Asbury Park and lived in Wall Township, followed by North Fort Myers, FL, before moving to Lakewood.

He was an owner of the family business, Scott’s Music and Television in Asbury Park for many years before retiring in 1993.

John was a US Army Air Corps veteran having been honorably discharged in 1946. He was a lifelong airplane enthusiast, at one point holding a pilot’s license, even surviving a small airplane crash earlier in life. John spent most of his spare time later in life as an avid radio control airplane builder and pilot and was a member of AMA and local RC clubs. He enjoyed trips to Atlantic City and spending his leisure time on his computer and constructing intricate puzzles.
A memorial service will be held at the Gazebo at Wampum Lake, 35 West Street, Eatontown on Saturday, June 8th at 3:00 PM. For condolences, please visit

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    Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 | 12:00am
    Gazebo at Wampum Lake
    35 West Street
    Eatontown, NJ
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    Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

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Christina Steinhauer

I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Comment | Posted at 09:38am via Condolence

Mary Beeman

My most deepest sympathies to the Scott Family, I so grateful I got the chance to visit with Uncle John in the hospital.
Comment | Posted at 08:19pm via Condolence

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