Henry L. Scotti, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at Overlook Hospital in Summit. Born in Warren, he has resided in Warren and Watchung his entire life.
Henry was a Corporal in the United States Marines during the Korean Conflict. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Henry was very proud to have served his country. He always said, "Once A Marine Always A Marine".
Henry was a police sergeant with the Watchung Police Department for 11 years before being injured. He went on to work in real estate, for over 50 years most recently still working with Weichert Realtors in Watchung.
In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, horse back riding, taking care of his car,trips to the ocean and was very social around town. He was former member of the Marine Corps League, the Kiwanis Club, the Watchung Optimist Club and was past commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 10 NJ.
Predeceased by his brother Louis Scotti.
He is survived by his beloved brother Donald R. Scotti and sister Adele Fucci. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, extended family and a host of caring friends.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 2-6 p.m. at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung, NJ. A funeral service will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 9 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Stony Hill Church, Watchung. Interment will follow at Springdale Methodist Cemetery, 109 Washinton Valley Road, Warren, NJ.