Joseph P. Scott (Joe) 68 of Valatie, NY passed away on Monday, May 16, 2023 in Albany Medical Center. Joe was the youngest son of the late Michael and Lucy Gamello Scott. He was born in Newtonhook, NY on May 31, 1954. He went to Ichabod Crane High School and graduated in 1972. After High school, his love of horses and horse racing took him to Foxboro, Massachusetts where he worked as an apprentice trainer until a serious illness changed his life path. Joe returned home and was cared for by his mother and siblings. Joe worked for many years in his brother Tony's Auto Body shop but continued his lifelong love of following horse racing. Later in life Joe enjoyed activities such as bowling, going to the casino and his main love, Golf.
Joe was predeceased by brothers Michael and Angelo Scott and sisters-in-law Marie, Carol, Marie and Dorothy Scott. He's survived by brothers Anthony, Carlo(Elizabeth), James, and Frank (Jean). Sisters Mary Barber, Elaine(Adam) Jakiela and Elizabeth (Joseph) Paone. Also 16 nieces and nephew and many, many cousins. A celebration of Joe's life will take place on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 11:00 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Stuyvesant Falls, NY. Burial will be at the discretion of the family.
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