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Jon T. Scofield

September 28, 2018
Lake Placid News

FRANKLIN - Jon T. Scofield, 72, of Franklin, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Genesis Healthcare in Milford after a period of failing health. He was the husband of Mary Jane (Scannell) Scofield, and the late Roberta (Pierce) Scofield.

Born on April 17, 1946 in Albany, he was the son of the late Gilbert J. and Catherine (Mount) Scofield.

He graduated from the Walter Johnson High School in North Bethesda, Maryland, proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, and earned his BSEE from the University of Arizona in 1978. Prior to owning his own defense consulting firm for 20 years Jon worked for Rockwell, Emerson and GE.

Jon was a member of the Franklin School Committee from 1994-1995, and was a longtime member of the Republican Town Committee. He was also a member of the Air Force Association, and the Hanscom Representatives Association.

In his younger years, he enjoyed skiing, golf and football. He was an avid sports fan, and was a proud New England Patriots season ticket holder, even having gone to see them play in three Super Bowls.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his brother Robert C. Scofield and his wife Carol G. of Vero Beach, Florida (formerly of Lake Placid); his daughter Jennifer Malizia and her husband Michael of Tewksbury; two sons: Matthew T. Scofield of New Britain, Connecticut and Alex Scofield of Burbank, California; two granddaughters: Dakota R. Malizia and Ava P. Scofield; his best friends William and Robin Smith of Red Bank, New Jersey; nephew Curtis and his wife Heather and their children Bianca, Sammy and Lily; and niece Elizabeth and her daughter Ashley.

Graveside services will take place at the North Elba Cemetery in Lake Placid at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Mr. Scofield's memory to the Franklin Fire Dept., 40 West Central St., Franklin, MA 02038 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Ginley Funeral Home of Franklin, 131 Main St. (www.ginleyfuneralhomes.com).

 
 

 

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