Helen Edith Scott, 88, of Warren Township NJ; formerly of Fords, Edison, and Watchung, passed away peacefully at home Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, surrounded by her family.
Born in Perth Amboy, N.J. to Helen and Stephen Margoczy, Edith graduated from the New Jersey State Teachers College (Kean University) in 1951 and received her Master of Education from Rutgers University. Edith was an elementary school teacher with the Metuchen Board of Education and served on the faculty ofRider University in the teacher education program prior to becoming the Chief Everything Officer of Ensurplan, Inc., a family owned engineering and surveying company.
Edith, a sister to Erma Curcio (deceased) and Margaret Helstoski of Ramsey, N.J., is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, WilliamNelson Scott, and six children to whom she was a devoted mother: Betty Ann Scott andJacqueline Fives of Asbury, N.J., Nancy Scott of Green Brook, N.J., Linda and Robert Areklett of Redding, Ct., Sue Ellen and Michael Nemesh of Roswell, Ga., William and Krisanne Scott of Bridgewater, N.J., and Stephen and Erin Scott of North Kingstown, R.I. A cherished grandmother to her 14 grandchildren, she will be dearly missed. Edith influenced a great many lives and her touch continues to carry her spirit forward.
Family and friends are invited to attend the visitation honoring Edith on Thursday, April 5thfrom 4:00 – 6:30 at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung, N.J. Private cremation services will be held Friday at Somerset Hills Memorial Park, Basking Ridge, N.J.
In lieu of flowers, please remember Edith with a contribution to a charity of your choice.