1944 - 2023
VisitationJanuary 21, 2023
10 AM - 12 Noon
Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St. Chelmsford, MA 01863
FuneralJanuary 21, 2023
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.