Scott Alan Behney

June 11, 2020


Scott A. Behney, 63, of Pottsville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest, Allentown with his children by his side. Born January 11, 1957 in Pottsville, he was the son of the late Ernest Behney and Betty (Miller) Behney. Scott was a graduate of Pottsville Area High School, Class of 1975. He spent his career in the local textile industry.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters Kimberly Behney and Cynthia Behney Crane.He is survived by a daughter, Holly M. Melusky and husband, Matthew, son, Christopher S. Behney, partner, Kristina Porcari and beloved dogs, Penny, Lily, Harley and Jigs. . Also surviving is a sister,, Karen Kellett, and his former spouse, Nina Subrine Behney, nieces, nephews, family and friends. Services will be private. Scott’s family wishes to encourage you to consider the Gift of Life and to become an organ donor. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Scott's memory to Hillside S.P.C.A. ( or Ruth Steinert Memorial S.P.C.A ( Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home, Minersville, is in charge of arrangements.

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