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By Joshua Smith

Corfu- Mrs. Thelma A. Scott, 87, of Corfu, who was employed as a registered nurse at South Buffalo Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, died Sunday, February 27, 2011at Crossroads House.

Mrs. Scott was born December 19, 1923 inLockport, a daughter of the late Joseph "Dutch" and Agnes Hebler Gerner.

A very active member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish- Holy Name of Mary Worship Site, she, along with her late husband Glenn, was involved with many church activities. She had a special love for all children especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Her husband, Glenn W. Scott, died July 9, 2007.

Surviving are her children, Cindy (Larry) Lee of Williamsburg, Virginia; John Scott of Batavia, Jeanne (James) Schmidt of Clarence and Margaret (Nathan F.) Call of Batavia; three grandchildren, Ted (Rebecca) Lee of York, Pennsylvania, Andrew (Allison) Lee of Yorktown, Virginia and Anne Marie (Joseph) Bezon of Barre; three great-grandchildren, Travis Lee of York, Pennsylvania, Abby and Drew Lee, both of Yorktown, Virginia; two sisters, Aldine Finley of Newfane and Jeanette (William) Travers of Lockport; two sisters-in-law, Josephine Gerner of Lockport and Mary (Bob) Kay of North Carolina; a brother-in-law, Robert Umhoefer of California; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She is the sister of the late Lucille Umhoefer, William Gerner and Geraldine (late George) Holly.

There are no prior calling hours. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish - Holy Name of Mary Worship Site, 8656 Church Street, East Pembroke.  Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, New York 14021.  Condolences may be made at

Arrangements were completed by the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.


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