Milton C. "Whitey" Scott


Service times: Monday, October 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

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Milton C. "Whitey" Scott, 84, of Columbia, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Lancaster General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, after a long hard battle with many medical issues. He was the beloved husband of Muriel Myers Scott with whom he was married 66 years. Born in Columbia, he was the son of the late Milton L. Scott and Margaret Sumpman.

A Columbia High School graduate, Class of 1952, Whitey retired after 33 years of service from the former ITT Grinnell Corporation where he worked as a machine operator and core maker. He later worked in road maintenance for PennDot, retiring in 2003.

Whitey was an avid Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies fan, enjoyed hunting and in his earlier years enjoyed spending time along the river at the family cottage. and was a fixture around town jogging. In addition, he was a life member of the B.P.O.E #1074 and a life member of the Foresters of America, Susquehanna Court 235.

Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Milton P. husband of Kathy Scott and a grandson, Milton D. Scott.


A memorial service will be held at the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., 519 Walnut St., Columbia, PA on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Beth Costlow, officiating. Burial will follow in Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends will be received at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Kindly omit flowers. If desired, contributions to the American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603 or to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603 in Whitey's memory would be deeply appreciated.

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