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Donna E. Scott

Donna E. Scott, 94, of Grove City, formerly of Emlenton, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, June 8, 2024, at Quality Life Services in Grove City.

Donna was born in Butler on August 27, 1929. She was the daughter of the late Floyd and Florence Thompson Miller from Concord Twp.

She was a graduate of Concord Twp. High School and Butler Business School.  She had been employed as the secretary to the president of Penn Champ in East Butler for eight years and later as secretary to the vice president of the McDade Company in Monroeville.  She retired in 1984.  After retirement, Donna and her husband, Dick, spent the next 18 winters in South Carolina where she had been employed as a part-time legal secretary. After permanently retiring, Donna and her husband moved to Emlenton where they resided for the next 20 years before moving to Acadia Lane in Chicora.

Donna was a member of the Karns City United Methodist Church and the church’s, “Who Do Sunday School Class”.  She enjoyed attending the Chicora Senior Center and was an avid card player.  Donna was a past matron of the former Chicora Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star and had been a member of the Cavendish Bridge Club.

Mrs. Scott was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Presley “Dick” Scott, whom she married on September 14, 1957 at the Concord Presbyterian Church in Hooker.  Mr. Scott passed away on November 30, 2013.

Surviving is a son, U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer, Ret., Richard K. Scott and his wife, Jene, of Vine Grove, KY; a granddaughter, Alexis Scott of Greensburg; a sister, Glenda Eakin of Grove City; four nephews, three nieces, and several cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City, 128 Main St., Karns City, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2024.  A funeral service will follow from the funeral home at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Beverly Roscoe, pastor of the Karns City United Methodist Church, officiating.  The interment will follow at Bear Creek Cemetery, Petrolia. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Karns City United Methodist Church, PO Box 89, Karns City, PA 16041, or a local Humane Society. Condolences may be sent by visiting

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