Gordon I. Scott
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Beverly - Gordon Scott, 88, beloved husband of 69 years of Marguerite (Barker) Scott, passed away on Monday December 3, 2019 at Pilgrim Rehabilitation Center in Peabody. Born in Milltown, New Brunswick, Canada he was the son of the late Raymond and Doris (Logan) Scott.
As a young man, Gordon was a professional boxer in Canada. In 1956, he and his family immigrated to the United States where he worked in the leather business until his retirement in 1988. Gordon was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Peabody, serving as head usher and on numerous committees. Gordon was a member of Union Club of Beverly where he and his wife enjoyed many dances with their friends. Gordon's hobbies included gardening, feeding the birds, antiquing, learning how to play the violin, and golfing. He was very proud of his hole-in-one in 1977 at Woodland Terrace Golf Course, Maine. To Gordon, there was nothing more special than spending time at his home with his family.
In addition to his wife Gordon is survived by two daughters, Patricia DiPaolo and her Husband Anthony of Beverly, Pamela Graham of Salem; one sister Murial McLelanaghan; four grandchildren, Anthony G. DiPaolo and his wife Pamela, Ashley Smith and her husband, Jason, Alyssa DiPaolo, Todd Graham; two great-grandchildren, Tyler DiPaolo and Anna DiPaolo. He was predeceased by his two brothers William Scott, Phillip Scott; two sisters Arlene Gallen, Edith Thomas; and his son in-law William Graham.

His funeral services will be private. Arrangements are by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Dementia Society of America. www.campbellfuneral.com.
Published on December 6, 2019


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