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1949 Kathleen 2020

Kathleen M. Scotto

March 11, 1949 — June 4, 2020

Kathleen Marie Scotto (nee: Hicks/Lockary)- God has called home to everlasting peace an earthly angel.  Kathleen Marie Scotto entered into everlasting glory on June 4, 2020, after a long battle with cancer.  She was 71.  She had resided in Charlotte County Florida since 2001 and passed away at Tidewell Hospice House, Port Charlotte.  Born March 11, 1949, in Weymouth, MA she was the daughter of Alvin Hicks and Mary Lockary.  She grew up in Weymouth and Rockland, MA.  She attended Bridgewater State College and then North Adams State Teachers College, North Adams, MA graduating in 1972 with a BS in Early Childhood Education and Certification as a Grade K-3 teacher.  A lover of life she dedicated most of her life to enriching the lives of children and helping them reach their full potential.  She taught in Massachusetts and Florida.  An active member of St. David’s Episcopal Church, Englewood, FL she enjoyed singing in the choir.

In 2004, she met her husband, Rev. Vincent Scotto, and the two were married in 2005 in Punta Gorda, FL.  She is survived by her husband Vincent, step-daughter Jillian Scotto of Spring, TX, sister Elizabeth Lloyd of Hanover, MA.  She is also survived by her nephew Derek Lloyd and family together with many cousins of the Lockary clan in Idaho, Oregon, and California.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her two brothers.  Her family thanks the wonderful staff of Tidewell Hospice for the loving care provided both at home and in Hospice House during her final earthly journey.
A memorial service for Kathleen will take place on January 30, 2021 at St. David's Episcopal Church, 401 South Broadway, Englewood, FL, where she was a member and enjoyed singing in the choir. The time of the service is 11 am and Bishop Smith will officiate.  Masks are required and proper social distance will be maintained. Service will also live stream for those unable to attend. An outdoor lite reception will follow the service. You can also RSVP or if you have questions via

Kathleen's ashes will be scattered along the shores of Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, ME.  Memorial gifts in her memory may be made to St. David’s Episcopal Church, 401 S. Broadway, Englewood, FL 34223 or Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.

To express condolences to the family and share in celebrating the life of Kathleen, please visit and sign the online guestbook.  Arrangements are by Johnson Taylor Funeral and Cremation.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, January 30, 2021

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. David’s Episcopal Church

401 South Broadway, Englewood, FL 34223

Masks are required and proper social distancing will be maintained. Following the service, there will be a life reception outdoors for those who wish to attend.

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