Mary Vanscotter, age 101, passed away with her son by her side in Forsyth on February 2, 2018. Mary was born on March 6, 1916 in New York City to Bertrand and Mary (Kelleher) Hansen. She graduated from Hempstead High School on June 25, 1934. She married James Vanscotter at Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church in Hempstead, New York on April 27, 1946. To this union three children were born: William Vanscotter, Margaret Vanscotter, and Marie Brophy.
Mary worked for Grumman Aerospace as a computer librarian retiring in 1992 at the age of 76. She especially liked to travel and visit family. She always enjoyed meeting people and liked getting to know people.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband James in 1992, her brothers Fred (Dorthy) and Bert (May) Hansen. She was preceded in death by her grandson Daniel Brophy.
She is survived by her children William Vanscotter, Margaret Vanscotter, and Marie (Jack) Brophy. She is survived by her granddaughters Catherine and Abygaele Brophy.
Family graveside services will be held in Cape Vincent, NY at a later date where Mary will be laid to rest next to James in Riverside Cemetery. Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home is assisting with local arrangements. Condolences for the family may be shared at: www.stevensonandsons.com.
Services are pending at this time or no services will be held. If available, please see obituary for more information.