Donald W. Scott of Southold died at home on Friday, October 26, 2012, surrounded by his family. He was 84 years old.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on June 15, 1928, to John Taylor and Therese (nee Zillo) Scott, he was educated at Greenport Schools and Cathedral Prep. He attended the Immaculate Conception Seminary in Lloyd Harbor for a time and then attended St. John’s University College of Pharmacy.
In October 1963, he founded the Southold Pharmacy which is celebrating its 50th year of service to the community. In 1988, he acquired the Shelter Island Pharmacy.
Don was an active communicant of St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church and will be forever remembered for his priorities which were church, family and business.
Predeceased by his first wife Ann (nee McCaffery) in 1979; he leaves his wife Carol (nee Perry) Scott; four daughters: Michelle (William) Metz, Paulette (Gregory) Ofrias, Suzanne (David) Fujita and Samantha Perry, all of Southold, and eight grandchildren: Kathryn Krakowka, Scott Ofrias, Nicholas Golanec, Patrick Ofrias, William Fujita, Kenji Fujita, Kimiko Fujita and Aiko Fujita.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 31, from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 1, at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s R.C. Church in Southold. Interment will follow at St. Patrick’s R.C. Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Patrick’s R.C. Church or Eastern Long Island Hospital would be appreciated.