Clara I. (White) Scott, 88, of Gardner, formerly of Ashburnham, died peacefully Monday, April 18, 2022, in Wachusett Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Gardner, after an illness.
Born in Warwick, MA on October 6, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Charles L. and Mildred C. (Pierce) Scott. She graduated from Fitchburg High School with the Class of 1952 and received her certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse from Gardner State Hospital in 1954. Clara was a LPN employed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at Rutland State Hospital, Worcester State Hospital and Gardner State Hospital until her retirement in 1984.
Clara was an avid fan of her Boston Red Sox and loved to work on arts and crafts. She was immensely proud of her nursing career and loved to talk about her experiences at work. Clara’s greatest joy was found when she was with his family, always treasuring the times spent together.
Clara is survived by her three sons, Brian C. Scott and his wife Lee of Rutland, VT, Bruce G. Scott of Peabody, and Boyce D. Scott of Ashburnham; several siblings, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116 or on their website at (www.diabetes.org) or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601, or on their website at (www.alz.org). Please reference in memory of Clara I. Scott.