Obituary of Mary Margaret Scott
Dr. Mary Margaret Scott, 48, of Lansdale, PA, passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at Abington Hospital, after an illness. She had formerly lived in Northeast Philadelphia, PA.
Born September 21, 1972, in South Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Francis J. and Theresa (Hofbauer) Scott. She was a graduate of Little Flower High School and attended LaSalle University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1994, and a Master of Arts in Education in 1998.
Dr. Scott taught Biology for the last 26 years, the first ten years were at Northeast Catholic High School for Boys in Philadelphia, PA, and the next ten were in C027 at North Penn High School, in Lansdale, PA. While in the classroom, Dr. Scott served as advisor to such clubs as National Honor Society, Student Government Association, Future Health Occupations, Science Olympiad and co-advisor to the NPHS Classes of 2011 and 2014. Dr. Scott was in her 16th year in the North Penn School District and her sixth as an assistant principal at the high school. She earned her administrative certification from Cabrini College in 2012 and recently earned her doctorate in education (Ed.D.) through Delaware Valley University. In her spare time, she served as an adjunct professor of Biology at her alma mater, LaSalle University.
Surviving are eight godchildren and a host of dear friends that she considered very close family. Her interests included spending time with family and friends, shopping, reading, cuddling with her dog, Daisy, and spoiling her godchildren.
Friends are invited to attend her viewing from 12-2:45pm on Friday, May 21, 2021, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 51 Lansdale Avenue, Lansdale, PA, 19446, where the funeral mass will begin at 3pm. The committal service will take place at 9:30am on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Resurrection Cemetery, 5201 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to two memorial scholarships: Dr. Mary Scott Memorial Scholarship at North Penn School District, checks made to NPHS Senior Awards, Attn: Nick Taylor, 1340 S. Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, PA 19446, or to the Dr. Mary Scott Memorial Scholarship at Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls. Make donations online or Venmo at https://littleflowerhighschool.org/apps/pages/WaystoGive Checks can be made to Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls, Attn: Sister Joan Ames, IHM, 1000 W. Lycoming Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140. Both organizations accept corporate matching gifts. Arrangements are by the R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. Online condolences may be expressed at www.RLWilliamsFuneralHome.com.