Geraldine Scott, 85

Geraldine Heller Scott, 85, Wabash, formerly of Angola and North Manchester, died at 6:10 a.m. on Aug. 4, at Miller's Merry Manor West in Wabash.  She was born June 20, 1928 in Easton, Pa., to Howard A. and Sara (Lachman) Heller.

Geraldine was a graduate of Easton High School.  She was a teller in the banking industry.  She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, North Manchester.  Geraldine lived in Angola from 1962-1979, North Manchester from 1979-2009, and moved to Bickford Cottage in Wabash in 2009.  She loved the arts and was a lifelong learner.  She was also a woman of very strong faith.

She is survived by three children, Dawn (John) Dutton, Wabash; Melissa (Michael) Eckelbarger, Tucson, Ariz.; and David (Christine) Scott, Louisville, Ky.; her sister, Lorraine (Alex) Vargo, Easton; nine grandchildren, Sarah Dutton, Danielle (Thomas Jeffrey) Castle and Zachary (Cassandra Bolen) Dutton, all Wabash; Michael Erich (Holly) Eckelbarger, Chicago, Illinois; Bradley (Cayla) Eckelbarger and Jason Eckelbarger, both Tucson; and Gabriella Scott, Anthony Scott and Giulianna Scott, all Louisville; four great grandchildren, Seth and Emma Castle, Wabash; and Austin and Autumn Eckelbarger, Tucson.

A memorial service was held at Trinity Lutheran Church on Aug. 9, with Dr. Kent Young officiating. Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service of Wabash is in charge of arrangements.

Preferred memorial is ELCA World Hunger, P.O. Box 71764, Chicago, IL 60694-1764.

The memorial guest book for Geraldine may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Aug 07