01-02-2020 Tri-City Area Obituaries


Paschal “Roy” Scott, 92, of Benton Township died Friday, December 27, 2019, at the Westwoods of Bridgman Nursing Home.

Services celebrating his life will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2, at the Davidson Chapel of Florin Funeral Service in Coloma. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends and relatives beginning at noon on Thursday at the Davidson Chapel. Memorials may be made to Hospice at Caring Circle or Westwoods of Bridgman. Please share memories, messages or photos at www.florin.net.

Roy was born on Aug. 2, 1927 in Garner, AR to Walter and Beulah Scott. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during WWII. He married his wife, Lucille, in 1946 and she preceded him in death in 2003.

Together they celebrated 57 years of marriage. Roy was the warehouse manager for Troost Bros. Furniture Store from 1953 until he retired in 1992. He enjoyed the outdoors with hunting and camping. Roy was always looking for deer. He coached youth baseball for his children. Roy was also a big NASCAR and WWE fan.

His family includes Deborah (Edwin Eastman) Toffelmire of Benton Harbor and her children, Michelle and Heather; Cynthia (Ken Jewell) Kraklau of Benton Harbor, and her children, Ryan and Cory and their father, Rick Kraklau; and Shelia (Greg) Watts of Orlando, FL and her children, Monica, Rachel and Hailey; seven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers.


William “Bill” White, 84, of Coloma, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at his residence, surrounded by family.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 12:30 p.m., Saturday, January 4 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hartford, Michigan where the family will receive friends beginning at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bill White may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 63559 60th Avenue, Hartford, MI 49057. Those wishing to leave an online message of remembrance may do so at www.duffieldpastrick.com.

Bill was born December 27, 1934 in Chicago to William and Loretta (Liddy) White. He served in the military during the Korean Conflict and was formerly employed in the savings and loan industry including Bell Savings, Chemical Bank, and Community Home Mortgage.