Scott P. Stead, 42, of Boylston, passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018, in Worcester.
Scott was born on September 10, 1976, in Lynn, Ma. He was raised in Peabody and the North Shore area where he attended Peabody Veterans Memorial High School. He later moved with his family to Boylston, Ma. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for several years.
Scott cherished his family and was extremely loyal and fiercely protective of them. He had a kind heart, which always had a special place for animals and children. He was an amazing uncle to his 8 nieces and nephews as he would have been to number 9 who is on her way. Scott loved to eat! Some of his favorites included his “mumma’s” corn chowder, Taco Bell and anything flavored with some ADOBO seasoning. He loved basketball and was a diehard Celtics fan.
Scott is survived by his parents, Richard and Bonnie J. (Hallums) Smith of Hudson; 3 brothers, Roy Stead of Boylston, James Stead and his wife Amanda of Berlin, and Shawn Stead and Rebekah Obermeyer of Hudson; 2 sisters, Christina Pears and her husband Nicholas of Leominster, and Erika Parsons and her wife Jessica of Worcester; and 9 nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to a period of calling hours from 4 pm until 7 pm on Thursday, October 11, 2018; followed by a celebration of his life at 7 pm at TIGHE HAMILTON REGIONAL FUNERAL HOME, 50 Central St. Hudson, MA. Burial will be held privately at a later time.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in his name to: Teen Challenge International, a group intended to help teens, adults, and families who struggle with substance abuse. You can find them at www.teenchallengeusa.com