Mr. Fred R. Scott, 85, of Franklin Township, Pa. passed into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 27th at his residence. His companion, Elaine M. Rehrig preceded him in death on December 15, 2017 and his former wife, Betty E. (Berger) preceded him in death on February 17, 2017. Born in Lehighton Pa. on Thursday, November 22, 1934, he was a son of the late Clarence L. & Anna (Makuch) Scott Sr. He served our country with the US Navy during the Korean War attaining the rank of Seaman 1st Class. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by The Lehighton Borough as a police officer for 33 years with 7 years of service as Police Chief. He was a member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, and held Life memberships with The Lehighton American Legion Post 314 & The Beaver Run Rod & Gun Club and held memberships with The Schuylkill-Carbon F.O.P. Lodge # 13 and The Indian Mountain Rod & Gun Club. Surviving is a daughter, Julie Ann (Scott) Jablonsky of Lehighton, 5 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Aaron J. "Ernie" Scott, 3 sisters, Marian Swolensky, Theresa Dunkle, Alice Czekansky, & 3 brothers, Clarence Jr., Thomas, & Joseph. Funeral Services & Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorial Contributions in his honor may be made to The Schuylkill-Carbon F.O.P. Lodge #13 Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 105, Tamaqua, Pa. 18252.Online condolences can be offered at www.ovsakfh.com
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