Francis Xavier  Scott, Jr. Francis Xavier Scott, Jr.

Francis Xavier “Frank” Scott, Jr. of Allentown, PA passed away peacefully at home on April 30, 2019 at the age of 67. Francis (Frank) was born in 1951 to the late Francis Xavier Scott and Ethel Marie (Ross) Scott in Staten Island, NY. He grew up as the middle child of three. In 1969, he graduated from Monsignor Farrell High School. Soon after graduation, he joined the Navy. He served 1969 to 1971, leaving the Navy as a conscientious objector. He was employed for 19 years and retired from the United States Postal Service, P&DC, Lehigh Valley, PA, as a mail handler in 2014, after surviving a serious illness. He was the branch president of NPMHU, Local 308, Lehigh Valley, Pa from 2006 to 2009, and 2011 to 2012. Prior to the USPS, he was a stockbroker in New York, Colorado and Florida. Frank had two children with his first wife, the late Arleen (Prall) Scott. He later married Joanna (Herbst) Scott in Stowe, Vermont in 2007. Frank loved his wife Joanna; his step-son, Joseph, and his companion (pet), Schnapps. He loved his daughters, Erin and Jennifer, and grandchildren, which gave him much happiness; and enjoyed taking them on trips.

Frank is survived by his wife, Joanna, his step-son, Joseph Dalton; his daughters, Erin Vance of Westtown, NY and Jennifer Guastella of Staten Island, NY with spouse, Paul; grandchildren, Maren , Dorothy, Sunshine, Elsa, Isabelle, and Luke, sisters, Ellen Donovan of Waretown, NJ and Margaret Cox in West Creek, NJ with spouse Kevin; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will take place on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 1:30 P.M. in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th and Hamilton Streets, Allentown, PA and family and friends are invited to attend the burial at Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown.

The family is grateful for condolences, donations in lieu of flowers, can be sent to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, CO 80502.

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