Life Story for
SCOTT, Joseph H. – Peacefully at home at the age of 95, surrounded by his family. Loving husband to Eileen for 69 years and devoted father to Suzanne (Charlie) Pegley and Michael (Manuela) Scott. Caring grandfather to Scott (Clara), Jenny (Martin), Stephanie (Dan) and Ian (Brianne). Joseph was very proud to be a 5 time great-grandfather. Born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland, England. Joseph immigrated to Canada in 1928 the age of 7 growing up in Mount Dennis, Ontario. He attended Roselands Public and Weston Collegiate & Vocational School. Joseph met the love of his life, Eileen Corbet, while both were working at Massy Harris Co. Ltd in Toronto and married in 1947. Joseph proudly served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during WW2 and upon returning from war, Joseph joined the TTC as a carpenter in 1946 and worked at the Hillcrest Shops until his retirement in 1982. Joseph was a dedicated Scout Leader for more than 20 years and a member of St. David’s Anglican Church for 65 years while serving as Lay Reader for 40 of those years. In 2012, Joseph moved to Niagara-on-the-Lake to be closer to his family.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life for Joseph will be held at St. George on Yonge Anglican Church, 5350 Yonge St. Toronto on Saturday September 24, 2016 at 11 a.m. Joseph will be laid to rest in the family plot at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Toronto at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to a charity of your choice.
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