Karen Sue Scott

September 20, 1946 ~ June 29, 2021 (age 74)

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   Karen Sue Scott, 74, of Portsmouth, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at the home of her daughter in Portsmouth. She was born September 20, 1946 in Pontiac, IL, a daughter of the late James W. and Patricia J. Clendenen Quinn.

   Karen was retired from Bank One in Columbus where she worked in the accounting department and she was a 1946 graduate of Chenoa (IL) High School. A gifted poet and cat lover, she had fostered for Sierra’s Haven and the Scioto County Humane Society.

   Surviving are her daughters, Sandra L. (Mark Letsche) Doherty of Portsmouth and Michelle J. (Mike)  Hoskins-Cobb of Columbus; two sisters, Mickey (Mike) Horwitz of Cave Creek, AZ and Peggy Bonogofsky of Rockton, IL; a special sister, Isabelle Hansing of Portsmouth; two granddaughters, Vera Lynn and Sophia Grace Doherty; a special family friend, Vernon Risner of Wheelersburg; her friend and caregiver, Cheryl; and her beloved cat, Boots.

   In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her sons, Johnathan Hoskins and an infant son.

   Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 P.M. at the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in Portsmouth with Loren Hardin officiating and interment in Scioto Burial Park.

   The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 A.M. until the funeral hour Friday.

   Flowers are always appreciated and memorial contributions may be made to Sierra’s Haven for New & Used Pets, 80 Easter Dr. Portsmouth, OH 45662.

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July 2, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home, Inc.
1422 Lincoln Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Funeral Service
July 2, 2021

1:00 PM
Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home, Inc.
1422 Lincoln Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662


Sierra's Haven for New and Used Pets
80 Easter Drive, Portsmouth OH 45662
Tel: 1-740-353-5100

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