Meadville Tribune

October 24, 2013

Scott A. Scannell

Meadville Tribune

GUYS MILLS — Scott A. Scannell, 46, of Guys Mills, formerly of the Cooperstown area, passed away at 11:04 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at UPMC Hamot in Erie.

Born April 23, 1967, in Painesville, Ohio, he was a son of the late Harold L. and Norma Krepp Scannell.

Scott’s passion in life was firefighting and for more than 27 years he served as a volunteer firefighter. He served with Cooperstown and Meadville Volunteer fire departments. He served six years as chief of Meadville Fire Department and also two years with the Auxiliary Fire Police.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, NASCAR and the Miami Dolphins. He loved spending time with his dog, Rebel.

On Oct. 12, 1985, he married the former Wendy Henning; she survives.

Also surviving is a son, David Scannell and his wife, Kimmy; two daughters, Melissa Scannell and her fiancé, Scott Rudd, and Tamara Scannell; a brother, Harold Scannell and his wife, Jennifer; a sister, Ruth Hohn; and four grandchildren, Skyler Scannell, Kenneth Scannell, Ridge Scannell and Abigail Rudd.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers; Charles Krepp and Robert Scannell.

Family and friends are welcome Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Huff Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 312 W. Park St., Franklin.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel.

Interment will follow at Cooperstown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be sent to the funeral home to help the family with funeral expenses.

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