Melvin L. Scott, 68, of 3207 Washington St., died early this morning at Memorial Division after a long illness.
Mr. Scott retired six years ago as a tinsmith for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, where he had worked 35 years. He had been working fors the past five years as a guard at Granogue.
He was a native of Pennsylvania and had lived in Wilmington for more that 50 years.
He belonged to Eureka Lodge 23, AF&AM; Nur Temple; the Delaware Consistory; the Shrine Club of Delaware; the Democratic League of Delaware; and General W. W. Atterbury Post 3420, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary Faust Scott; a brother, Harvey of Lewisville, Pa.; and a sister, Mrs. Margaret Simmons of Richardson Park.
Services will be Wednesday morning at 11 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 24th and Market Sts., where friends may call tomorrownight. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. The family asks that flowere be omitted.
(Evening Journal, Wilmington, DE, 28 Apr 1969 (Monday), Page 11)
Mary Faust Scott
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