Scott J. Fertal

August 31, 1970 ~ April 3, 2020 (age 49)


Scott J. Fertal, 49, of Taylor passed away Friday at his home. He is survived by his loving wife Melissa Sekelsky Fertal and together they have celebrated six wonderful years of marriage.

Born in Wilkes Barre, Scott was the son Donna J. Lewis Maida, Larksville, and the late Francis W. Fertal. He was a 1988 graduate of Hanover Area High School, where he played football and he furthered his education at Wilkes University. Scott worked as a teacher’s assistant at Luzerne Intermediate Unit. In addition to his family, Scott lived for football, he was the assistant coach for Lake Lehman High School and Hanover Area High School. He loved and was loved by all the past and present players. Scott was an avid Penn State, Green Bay and Pittsburgh Pirate fan. His knowledge of sports was remarkable and his kind and gentle spirit, will remain with all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his wife and his mother, Scott is survived by his stepfather, Richard Maida, Larksville; his mother-in-law, Marie Homko Sekelsky, Taylor; a sister-in-law, Jaclyn Carrotto and husband, Mike; two special nephews, Michael and Ryan Carrotto; two cousins, Robert and Jeffrey Lewis; his beloved cat, Juilet; and numerous extended family members.

Due to the current corona Virus pandemic, Future Memorial Services and calling hours for Scott will be held in the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St. Taylor at a date and time to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking to please consider make a memorial contribution to Lake Lehman Wellness Center, 1237Market St., Lehman, PA 18627.

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