Rest in Peace Mike Scott

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September 8, 2015 by Minuteman Trucks

MikeScott_2015It is with crushed spirits that we have to say goodbye to our friend and co-worker Mike Scott. He dedicated 37 years to Minuteman and played a vital role at the parts back counter. He will truly be missed.

Our condolences go out the entire Scott family.


Michael A. Scott of Lake Shore Drive, Attleboro passed away at his home on Thursday, September 3, 2015 surrounded by the love of his family. He was the beloved husband of Debora A. Doona Scott with whom he just celebrated their 32nd anniversary.

Born in Foxboro on January 19, 1959; Michael was the dearest son of Albert E Scott and Edwina V. (Pink) Scott. He attended the Foxboro School System and graduated Rhode Island Trade Shop School in 1978. Michael enjoyed work and had a gift to create with his hands. He was employed with Minuteman Trucks, Inc. formerly Rodman Ford in Walpole until his illness.

In addition to his loving wife, Debbie, he is survived by his mother Edwina V (Pink) Scott of Attleboro and Albert E. Scott and his wife Frances J. (Parker) Scott of Florida. He was the devoted father of Alexander M. Scott of Attleboro and Anastasia R. (Scott) Flynn and her husband Justin M. Flynn of Seekonk. Michael was the adored brother of Bonnie J. Petruchik of Norfolk and Becky J. Barrow of Tennessee. He is also survived by his father-in-law and mother in law, John P. Doona and Rosemary A. (Aiello) Doona of Foxboro; sisters-in-law: Rose Baker of North Attleboro, Ginny and husband Steve Connors of New Hampshire and Sandra Doona of Maine.

Michael’s greatest treasure was his family, as he raised his family in Attleboro for the past 31 years, he became active in many community events and committees. Michael cherished spending time with his family on Cape Cod, traveling on an adventure or boating on his prized Bayliner. Mike had a quiet kindness and compassion and was a lifelong animal lover and advocate. Michael enjoyed history and was a member of the Mayflower Descendants and Alden Kindred. He was also an avid reader especially in current events and politics.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend visitation on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM in the “Memorial Chapel” of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home – the national historic Colonel Obed Robinson Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue (exit 5 off I-95 N or S, go right, ¾ mile on the left), Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro.

For those in need of a ride to visitation simply call the funeral home directly at (508) 695-0200 to make an advance reservation for such complimentary transportation.

Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend a Funeral Service on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 8:30 AM from the “Memorial Chapel” of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home – 161 Commonwealth Avenue (exit 5 off I-95 N or S, go right, ¾ mile on the left), Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 133 North Main Street – Route 152, Attleboro.

Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, West Street, Attleboro.

In lieu of flowers, donations made in Michael’s memory to the Attleboro Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 592, Pond Street, Attleboro, MA 02703 would be appreciated.

For additional information or to send the family a written expression of sympathy, please visit an online guest book at

Arrangements are under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro. (508) 695-0200


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