Regina Helen Scott
Regina Helen Scott, 88 of Union, NJ, formerly of Jersey City and Summit, passed peacefully on March 17, 2015. Born and raised in Jersey City, Regina lived in Summit before moving to Union 12 years ago. Regina was a graduate of St. Aloysius Academy, Jersey City and Hudson County Community College where she earned an Associate Degree in Secretarial Sciences. Regina spent her entire career in the secretarial field, 25 years of which were with the BASF Corporation as an executive secretary and Administrative Assistant, retiring 10 years ago. Prior to that, she was the secretary to the Headmaster at St. Peter’s Preparatory School in Jersey City for over 20 years. She loved poetry and reading it to her nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Regina was pre-deceased by her parents, Michael A. and Mary M. Scott, her siblings, Marie Heitzman, Joseph Scott and Ellen Karole and her nephew, Tommy Heitzman. The quintessential aunt, she is survived by her nieces and nephew, Regina Elberg, Jane Newschwander, Steven Karole, Mary Lou Graham & Alicia Visotski, 12 great nieces and nephews and 2 great great nieces. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 11 am at St. James the Apostle Church, 45 S. Springfield Ave., Springfield. Interment Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City. Visiting hours, Monday, 9 am to 10:30 am at Bradley Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave, Springfield. In lieu of flowers, donations in Regina’s name may be made to Atlantic Home Care & Hospice, 33 Bleeker St. Millburn, NJ 07041.