Mary S. (Machnicki) Scott, 93
Mary S. (Machnicki) Scott, 93, of Mattapoisett passed away on Nov. 15, 2020 at Sippican Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the late Earle W. Scott for 54 years.
Born in Dartmouth, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Katherine (Grzyb) Machnicki. She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church in Mattapoisett. Mary and her husband lived in Mattapoisett for 52 years until the time of her death.
Mary worked for the Continental Screw Company for 36 years leaving as the financial officer of its credit union. She then served as a manager and Vice President of Bridgewater Credit Union for nine years. She had also served on the Board of Directors of St. Anne’s Credit Union for ten years. Upon her retirement, she worked part time at the Mattapoisett Town Hall.
Mary was a member of the Polish Women’s Business Professional Club for 50 years. She was a board member of the Mattapoisett Friends of the Elderly and a member of the Sippican Senior Group, as well as being involved in several charitable organizations. She was very involved in her community and was always there to help or contribute to local fundraisers and charity events. She traveled throughout her life both domestically and worldwide with ocean and river cruises as a favorite. She especially enjoyed taking trips with her lifelong best friend Merrill Fisher and her husband. She is now with Merrill who just recently passed. Mary’s family was special to her and she enjoyed hosting dinners and get-togthers for them, not just on holidays. She was a wonderful caring person.
She is survived by her niece, Charlotte Kasap and husband Fred of Dartmouth, her nephews, Martin Kawa and wife Janet of Dartmouth, Chet J. Kawa and wife Fon of Georgia, Steven Kawa and wife Brenda of Nevada, David Kawa and wife Susan of Florida, and Paul Kawa and wife Karen of Mansfield, her late nephew’s wife, Carol Kawa, and several grandnieces and grandnephews.
She was the sister of the late Morris Kawa and wife Pauline, Chet Kawa and wife Doris, and Karol Kawa and wife Elsie, and aunt of the late Kenneth Kawa.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Dec. 5, 2020 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Church in Mattapoisett. It will be followed by a private family burial service at St. Anthony’s Cemetery. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date due to the current pandemic. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Coastline Elderly Services, 1646 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA 02740 or Mattapoisett Council on Aging, P.O. Box 116, Mattapoisett, MA 02739. Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Mattapoisett. For the online condolence book, visit www.saundersdwyer.com.