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Scott F. Gifford

March 2, 1935 June 30, 2020
Scott F. Gifford
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HARTLAND-Scott Francis Gifford, 85, died peacefully on June 30, 2020, in Pittsfield.

He was born on March 2, 1935, the son of Leopold and Doris (Cool) Gifford. He attended the local schools and married his soul mate, Lillian Getchell, on March 12, 1960. He retired from Irving Tanning after more than 30 years of employment.

Scott was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed 4 wheeling, fishing, boating, hunting, camping and snowmobiling. He liked to keep busy, was quite the jokester, and constantly channel surfed the TV.

He leaves behind his loving wife of 60 years, Lillian Gifford of Hartland; son, Stan Getchell and wife Doreen of Etna; daughter, Rose DeRaps and companion Scott Ludden of Hartland; grandchildren: Carrie and Aaron Preble, Alison Getchell and companion Tim Munson, and Joseph DeRaps; great-grandchildren: Tyler, Seth, Cameron, Ethan, Paige, and Shelby; siblings: Althea Harris of St. Albans, Delma Goodridge of Skowhegan, Blaine Elliott and wife Shawna of Skowhegan, and Barry Elliott and wife Cindy of Belgrade; many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; and his siblings: Shirley Bolduc, Frederick “Sonny” Gifford, and Leopold Gifford Jr.

A graveside service will be held at a time to be determined at the Pine Grove Cemetery, Hartland.

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Care has been provided by Shorey-Nichols Funeral Home, Pittsfield.

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