John S. Scott Former Owner of Gas Appliance Service

1944 - 2023

US Veteran U.S. Air Force Veteran

Visitation

January 21, 2023
10 AM - 12 Noon
Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St. Chelmsford, MA 01863

Funeral

January 21, 2023
12 Noon
Dolan Funeral Home

John S. “Buddie” Scott, of N. Chelmsford, died peacefully on Thursday, January 12, 2023, at Lowell General Hospital, after a long battle with COPD, his family at his side. He was the loving husband of Carole A. (Bourassa) (Gauthier) Scott, to whom he was married for 35 years.

He was born on March 9, 1944, a son of the late John S. and Hazel M. (Wilkinson) Scott. He attended Chelmsford schools, and graduated from Chelmsford High School with the Class of 1962. He also attended East Coast Aerotech Technical School after serving with the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam conflict. As an only child, he was honorably discharged in order to care for his aging mother after his father died.

Mr. Scott worked for the Lowell Gas Company, and then started his own business, “Gas Appliance Service” in 1979, which he successfully owned and operated until his retirement in 2020. He had many loyal customers who appreciated his quality work and small fees.

Buddie was a friend of Bill W. for 38 years. He helped countless people and had many dear friends. A kind and gentle man, Buddie had great faith and will be missed by all who knew him.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Jason of California, and a daughter, Kristen Krzewich and her husband Mike of Chelmsford; a stepdaughter, Karen Morency of Lowell; four stepsons, Steven Gauthier and his wife Gina of Nashua, NH, Brian Gauthier of Lowell, Alan Gauthier of Westford, and Kevin Gauthier and his wife Valerie of Oklahoma; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation on Saturday, January 21, 2023 from 10:00AM-12:00Noon at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX STREET, N. CHELMSORD, MA, followed by his Funeral Service at 12Noon.  Burial at Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 978-251-4041.

11 Condolences for John S. Scott Former Owner of Gas Appliance Service

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    John Wilder

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    To Buddie’s Family- Please accept my condolences for your loss. I remember playing with Buddie in the CHS band and a couple of times jamming with him, Dave U. and Jim W. when teenagers. He was a gentle man and a gentleman. May he rest in Peace.

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    Violet LePage

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    Please accept our condolences, My grandmother Violet LePage was a long time friend of Buddie. He was a very sweet man that helped her many times throughout the years. She spoke very highly of him and his kindness and friendship
    May he Rest In Peace, our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

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    John and Jackie LeMasurier

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    With our deepest sympathy in the loss of your husband and father. Buddy was a wonderful man and spent many years helping others. He will be missed.

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    Danielle Cunningham

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    Such a solid AA guy, always treated me with kindness and respect. xo

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    Thurman & Lela

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    Our condolences to you all for your loss. We will keep you all in our prayers. Buddy was a real soft spoken and compassionate person. We all were blessed by his presence.

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    Patricia C Hicks

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    To Carol and family. I pray God will hold you closer as you grieve the loss of the one you loved and who loved you. Peace be with you!!

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    John Abbott

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    Buddy was always there to help
    A true craftsmen at his trade and a wealth of knowledge
    Rest in peace my old friend

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    Patty and Dennis Smith

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    Dear Carole and family, Our Deepest Sympathy at the loss of Buddy, he fought that ugly disease for a very long time – sober! He was a power of example, as you are Carole, to many of us friends and family who will hold you in our hearts.
    I pray the comfort of knowing he is Home – in the arms of Jesus πŸ™
    Rest in Peace Buddy – “Well Done Good and Faithful Servant “

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    Rob, Annie and Nancy Jackson

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    To Carole and everyone who loved Buddie,
    We were sad to hear of Buddie’s passing, but are glad he isn’t suffering anymore. Please accept our love and condolences during this difficult time. We are praying for everyone. God Bless you all.

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    Kathie B

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    Carole, I am so sorry for your loss. Buddie was a warm and gentle soul. He came to my house a number of times to help with my basement flooding. Always was fair. He went out of his way to help whenever he could. I hope he is hanging with Skee. Love you

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    Priscilla Champagne

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    Buddy was a real stand up guy. He had a kind and gentle soul. I will never forget him. May he Rest in Peace til the Resurrection.

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