October 13, 1929 - January 7, 2022
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Norfolk- Helen I. Scott (nee Luszko) formerly of Beachwood, NJ and Ocala, FL passed away at her daughter’s home in Norfolk, Virginia in the presence of her daughter Patricia Scott and her hospice nurse Amy on January 7, 2022. Helen was born October 13, 1929 in Bayonne, NJ. She was the daughter of Boleslaus and Eva Luszko. Helen was a dedicated Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Sister-in-Law, Aunt and Great Aunt to a large family scattered throughout the country. She never hesitated to put her husband’s, children’s and grandchildren’s needs before her own.
She was a factory worker during World War II, working alongside her sister Anne while her brothers and future husband also fought for the War effort as Military Soldiers and a Merchant Marine. These are the attributes of the beginnings of Helen’s long and accomplished life. Her family was the center of her world, planning family parties, barbeques, vacations and all family events. Then in midlife when she decided to pursue her True Passion, her Lifelong dream of being a Nurse. Helen was a dedicated LPN at Community Memorial Hospital for many years, before retiring she received such noted awards like LPN of the Year, just to mention one of the many awards and moving acknowledgements for the Dedication and Caring that she showed each and every patient and their families throughout her career. Upon moving to Florida Helen and her son Ronald were very involved in Civic work for their churches in Springhill and Ocala, often working with food donations and helping to clothe those less fortunate.
Helen was predeceased by her loving husband Robert George Scott, her sons Robert Francis Scott, Ronald Thomas Scott, and her grandson Robert Eric Scott, her brothers William, Joseph, Stanley, John, Steven and her sister Anne, all of New Jersey. She is survived by her son Dennis Scott (wife Jacklyn), daughters Kathleen Scott & Patricia Scott, son Kenneth Scott (wife Susan), sister in law Barbara Luszko, brother in law George Scott (wife Kathleen), 7 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Scott family wishes to thank Sentara Hospice, Sentara Physical Therapy, Encompass Health and Old Dominion Speech Therapy for all of their compassionate care. As per Helen’s request, in lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to St Jude at www.stjude.org or to a charity of your choice.
Helen will be interred at St Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleum, 62 Cedar Grove Rd, Toms River, NJ 08753 (732) 244-3008 on June 25, 2022 at 12:00pm. A small Chapel service will be held at the cemetery for family and friends prior to interment. Following interment, family & friends are invited to share in a Celebration of Helen’s Life at the Toms River Elks from 2-6pm located at 600 Washington St, Toms River, NJ 08753 (732) 349-9660.
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