John James Scott, Jr., 86 years old, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2018. Born on July 24, 1931, in Bridgeport, John was the son to the late John and Anna (Kuhar) Scott, Sr. He was the loving husband of Constance “Connie” (Mather) Scott for 17 years.
John was an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America; served as a sergeant in the United States Army; was a long time lithography master craftsman for the former T.B. Simmonds graphic shop in Hartford; and the sole-proprietor of Photographs by Scott. John had a life-long passion for photography, often conducted portrait classes and presented advanced photographic techniques to area camera clubs. A camera was always well within his reach. He was a member of the Bristol Elks Lodge #1010, Canton Camera Club and The Macintosh Club in Plainville. John was an avid NASCAR and UCONN women’s basketball watcher. He enjoyed bird watching, lobster rolls at Lobster Landing and spending his time with his family. John will be missed by all.