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Frank Scotti, 85

Frank Scotti ,a former Westport resident, died July 20 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in New Jersey. He was 85.

He was born Dec. 6, 1930 son of Emilio and Anna Scotti in Bronx, N.Y. He received his B.S. from The City College of New York, and his Ph.D from the University of Maryland. He served two years in the Air Force.

On Dece. 23, 1953 he married Joan C. Brennan of The Bronx, N.Y. They initially lived in Westport and then settled into Pines Lake, Wayne, N.J from 1967. He worked as a research chemist for American Cyanamid in Wayne, N.J, and then started his own business, Scott-Page, Inc, developing environmentally safe painting and caulking supplies. He has held several U.S patents.

After his wife’s death, he spent his time with Annie Pelligrini. He enjoyed walking, playing bridge with his many friends, and the Wayne Library’s political discussion group.

He is survived by his three children, Richard and .his wife Lynn of Sparta, N.J.; Meg and her husband Greg of Stowe, Vt.; Robert and his wife Marlise and, his two grandchildren Amandia and Julieta of Lake Oswego, Oregon. He is survived by his brother Tony and sister-in-law Brenda. He is also survived by his frie.nd Billy Pelligrini. He was preceded in death by his wife Joan, his brother Benjamin and his sister-in-law Lilian.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Wayne Public Library, 461 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470, or Christian Health Care Center, CHCC Foundation, 301 Sicomac Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. .at Siena Village at Wayne, 1000 Siena Village, Wayne, N.J, on Sunday.

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