South Bend – Roma M. Scott, 96, passed away at 3:20pm on Sunday, January 17, 2021 in the Sanctuary at St. Paul’s. Roma was born July 8, 1924 to the late Henry & Clara (Warskow) Bujack in Berrien County, Bainbridge Township, Watervliet, MI. On June 1, 1946, Roma Married the late Russell E. Annis. On June 22, 1991, Roma married the late Lionel F. Scott. Roma was also preceded in death by her step-mother, Emma Bujack; sisters, Carol Hopkins and Jeanette Bujack; brother, Merle Bujack; nephew, Jeffrey Bujack; and son-in-law, Frank Klota.
Surviving are her daughter, Laurel (Dean) Key of Mishawaka; son, Gregory, (Maggie) Annis of West Linn, OR; stepdaughter, Susan Klota of South Bend; stepson, Randall Scott of South Bend; grandchildren, Jennifer Murray of Mishawaka, Melissa (Dr. Timothy) Towne of Tipton, IN, Erin, (Matt) Speer of Portland, OR, Allison (Robert) Aldridge of Osceola, Scott Heroy of NC, Christopher Heroy of Southfield, MI and Jason Klota of South Bend; great-grandchildren, Brennan (Brooke) Murray, Ava, Samantha and Annabelle Towne, Alaina and Mason Aldridge, and Alexandra Heroy; sister-in-law, Joan Bujack of Watervliet, MI; as well as many loving nieces and nephews.
Roma was a long-time member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ. She retired in 1986 from Sears Roebuck where she worked as supervisor of the auditing department. Roma spent the last nine years living at St. Paul’s where she loved to play all kinds of cards and also enjoyed playing bingo. Roma also played in the hand bell choir at St. Paul’s, worked in the resident store, as well as a volunteer greeter at St. Paul’s for new residents. Roma will always be remembered as being a kind, caring and friendly lady with a positive attitude. She was very strong-willed. She was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and “auntie.”
The family would like to express their deep gratitude and thanks to the staff at St. Paul’s. The Center for Hospice Care, Davita Dialysis Center on Ironwood Drive, and the Nephrology Access Center at Edison Lakes for all the care and kindness given to Roma. It was deeply appreciated.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawka, IN 45645 or St. Paul’s, 3602 S. Ironwood Dr., South Bend, IN 46614.
St. Paul’s Chaplain, Carole McCollister, will officiate a private Memorial Service. Palmer Funeral Home – River Park Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences for the family may be made at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.
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