FARRELL, PA (MyValleyTributes) – Minister Elmore P. Scott, 70, of Farrell, Pennsylvania, departed this life surrounded by his loving family Friday, May 3, 2019.
Affectionally called “Pete” by his family and friends was born March 23, 1949, in Chesterfield County, Cheraw, South Carolina, to the late Streater and Bessie (Sellers) Scott.
Minister Elmore attended Farrell area Schools and joined the U.S. Military in 1969, he received a honorable discharge from the Army.
Minister Elmore worked for Valley Forge as a welder for over 30 years. He also worked at Cooper-Bessener as a chipper. He left work for Camp Bucco, Boy Scouts of America as their head chef.
Pete received numerious acolades for his southern style cooking. Pete always spoke highly of his mother, he said “she inspired his passion for cooking and good food.”
Minister Elmore was also an avid fisherman, Pete enjoyed taking his family boating and a day of fishing. Pete enjoyed teaching his neices and nephews to enjoy his passion for fishing. It was his favorite pastime activity.
Minister Elmorne married his beloved, the former Minister Florence King, in 1993. Shortly after, Elmore gave his life to Christ.
Pete enjoyed singing with his family and was a former member of the male gospel group Gospel Change.
A former member of Greater Pentecostal House of Prayer, under the leadership of Pastor Rev. Jackie Banks and Co-Pastor Rev. Letitia Banks. It was here he grew spiritually and eventally became a Minister of the Gospel. Minister Elmore and family later joined with New Life Covenant Church, in Sharon under the leadership of Apostle Rev. Patricia Tatum, Pastor, as they continued to grow in the Lord.
He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife of 25 years; daughters, Falona Gavins (Carlos), Sharon, Pennsylvania, Javonda Harrison (Mike) Sharpsville, Trevor King (Regina), John C. Green (Jody), Wayne Green (Jean), Minister Laneka Green, DeMaun Green, Rashaad “Duke” Phillips and Hezekiah King at home.
Minister Elmore and Minister Florence also loved being foster parents to Vernon Hawkins, Michael Cannon, Issac Green and Thomas Cuthbert. They always tried to instill in them that this was their home.
Minister Elmore leaves his sibling, “The Great 8” Streater (Beanie) Scott, Jr.; sisters, Paula Hampton, Geri Smith, Rev. Letitia Banks, Evangelist Peggy Scott-Styles, Carrie Scott and Vernon Scott, Sr.
Funeral arrangements handled by J. E. Washington Funeral Services, Inc.