Frances (Fran) A. Scott, 79

Frances (Fran) A. Scott passed away following a long battle with heart disease Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and has now gone to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

 

She was born Aug. 4, 1930, in Livermore Falls, Maine, to Urban Sibley Hall and Winnifred Elliott Hall, but lived most of her childhood in Fort Edward. She graduated from Fort Edward High School as salutatorian in 1948, then attended Southern Nazarene College. She married John A. Scott on June 25, 1950. She returned to Maine in 1970 and resided in North Fryeburg.
She was predeceased by her parents, husband John, brother Lewis Hall, sister Marjorie Moore, and her two baby girls Sylvia Jean and Heidi Frances. She greatly missed her mother, who died when Fran was only 15. She and John were married for 55 years.
Fran is survived by and was very proud of her children, Timothy J. Scott and wife Julia A. Jantz of Norman, Okla., Sarah C. and husband Robert Smith of Mims, Fla., Stephen U. and wife Lois Scott of North Fryeburg, Maine; her grandchildren Valerie, Victoria and Raymond and wife Emily Scott of Oklahoma; Thunder and Samson Goode of Maine; John and wife Leanne Scott, Atarah and Pinkerton of Stow, Maine, and Willie Scott of Maine; and her great-grandchildren, Iris and Caine and Troy, all in Maine. Fran leaves behind her beloved cat Olga.
She also leaves behind many family and friends. She will be greatly missed.
 Perhaps Fran’s greatest contribution was to give her children a Christian upbringing.  She was a very hard worker and was always on the go milking cows and haying on their dairy farm on Scott Road in North Hebron from 1955-1970. Fran took care of her children and worked other jobs to help out.
Fran was full of spunk and found humor in mundane things. She enjoyed reading, history, geneology, canoeing and hiking. She avidly watched the Boston Red Sox, Celtics, New England Patriots, NASCAR and track and field.
She attended the Fryeburg Fair in Maine every year since 1970 and was looking forward to attending again this fall.
Fran loved the ocean and lighthouses. She especially loved the Walpole-Pemaquid area where many of here ancestors are buried. She loved to travel and have adventures like riding horseback with her sister from New York to Maine when she was younger. She visited most of the 50 states, including Hawaii.
Fran was involved in a number of groups: Daughters of the American Revolution, The Red Hat Society, Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, Fryeburg Historical Society, Merrymakers Christmas Club and Senior Citizens.
The Stow Baptist Church was her home away from home for many years and a very important part of her life. She taught Sunday school and youth groups, and played piano. She most recently was church secretary. Jesus was a very important part of her life. She always put others first and worried about getting old and not being able to help friends and family. She was also proud to have never smoked or drank alcohol.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to Stow Baptist Church, 622 Stow Road, Stow, ME 04037.
A celebration of Fran’s colorful life will be held on Sunday, Sept. 6, at 1 p.m. at her home: 2 Harbor Road, North Fryeburg, Maine. 
We will miss you Mom until we see you again in Heaven!

Comments

comments

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

DSC_1007

By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

smoke

By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

Haley Wiskoski waves to the crowd after winning the 2016 DYW title

By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

Racing Against Cancer

By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

Eagle Scout Project

By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

MUGSHOT-Pot grower

A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

Mark Bardin

A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]

First Friday welcomes spring

First Friday Moose Crossing

By Derek Liebig The remnants of a long, cold winter may still be holding on but, inside Granville’s museums, spring […]