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Scott Thomas Zerphy, 26

December 23, 2015

Scott was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on December 23, 2015, at the University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT, following a snowboarding accident in Lake Placid, NY.

Scott was born in Lancaster, PA on June 4, 1989. A lifelong Lititz, PA resident, he graduated from Warwick High School and attended Shippensburg University. He had been employed by Clair Global since 2007. Along with his passion for snowboarding, Scott was an avid Philadelphia Flyers and Eagles fan and enjoyed playing fantasy football. He also truly enjoyed his work at Clair.

Scott is survived by his parents, Tom and Kim Zerphy of Lititz; brother Steve (wife Johenly) and newborn niece Leah of Germantown, MD; maternal grandmother Joyce Clark of Lancaster; paternal grandparents Tom and Terry Zerphy of Lancaster; and many, many loving aunts, uncles and cousins, whom we would like to thank for all of their love, care and prayers. He will be so greatly missed by all who knew him. Scott was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Richard “Dean” Clark.

We would also like to extend our sincere thanks to the caring staff and physicians at UVMC for their overwhelming compassion, support and expert care for Scott and our family. They are truly angels doing the Lord’s good work here on earth. Through their efforts, Scott was able to give the gifts of hope and life to many others this Christmas.

Scott’s family will receive friends from 6 to 7 pm on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, followed by the service at 7 pm with Pastor Joe Hyatt officiating, at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA. Wear your favorite Sports Team clothing in memory of Scott. Private interment in Landis Valley Mennonite Cemetery. Please omit flowers and consider a contribution to a charity of your choice.

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Condolences to the Family

January 04, 2016

To Tom,Kim and family, 
I’m so sorry for the loss of your loved one.. My thoughts and prayers are with you.. 
Toni Coniglio

December 31, 2015

To Scott’s Parents,
We are so praying for you guys, that the Lord has supported you this past week and going forward as you experience a year of first.   We lost our son almost 6 years now when he was sledding on a ski slope in Coudersport, by a TBI when he crashed into a ski lift tower.  We truly do understand your pain.   If yoiu ever want someone to talk to we will be there for you.  I’d like to share a Bible Verse that our son had in his snowboot that night, the Coronor gave it to us when we got to the hospital and it has helped to sustain us.  It is James 1;2-4 :
Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sister, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything
We hjope this help you a bit too.  We have a good understanding of what you are going through.  Don’t hesitate to reach out to talk either now or anytime at all in the future!
Holly and Ron Miller
ron@iniansboots.org
 

December 30, 2015

Very sorry for the loss of  your son, brother and nephew
thoughts and prayers to the family
 
Donna Speece and Jeff Davis

December 30, 2015

We are sorry for your loss.
Whiteface Mt. Ski Patrol

December 30, 2015

To the Zerphy Family,
My heart goes out to you, and I’m terribly sorry for you loss. I’ll never forget passing countless hours sitting next to him in the cable department.
Britt Natale

December 30, 2015

Tom and Family,
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers to you all in this vey trying time.
Greg and Shelli Bracken

December 29, 2015

Tom, Kim and Family. Deepest sympathies for your loss. Scott was a smart guy, and always good and honest friend. He will be remembered and missed greatly. My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family at this hard time. Stay strong and may God comfort you. Nick and Tanya Kozlyuk

December 29, 2015

Our deepest sympathy…may loving memories ease your loss and bring you comfort.  The Haney’s

December 29, 2015

Kim and family,
my heart was so broken to hear the news of your young son’s passing. Please know that you have so many praying for peace in your hearts during this sad time.
“I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and i will rescue you.” Isaiah 46:4
Hold dearly in your heart the knowledge that our Lord is carrying Scott, now and forever.
Carly Steele, previous CMA at CFHA

December 29, 2015

To the Zerphy family both immediate and extended,
Ken & I were shocked to read the news of Scott’s passing.  Please know that you will be in our prayers as our own loss of Cherie’s mom (June 29, 2015) is still fresh in our hearts. We will pray for your comfort and healing from this loss. Please make sure you allow yourself time, and lots of it, to grieve and allow God to carry you in the interim.
Ken, Cherie and Dakota Sweigart

December 29, 2015

Tom, Kim, and family,   I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts, and prayers are with your entire family @ this time. I remember you all, and will never forget you all! May God give you, strenght, peace and comfort in this trying time. Brian M. Weidle.

December 28, 2015

Tom, Kim and the Zerphy Family,
Thinking of you and lifting you up during this difficult time.  May God’s love comfort your close and loving family.
Jollene Austin (Donald Paul Greiner)

December 28, 2015

Tom, Kim and family,
My deepest sympathies for the loss of Scott. May you find God’s comfort during this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Wendy Hirst
 

December 28, 2015

Tom & Terry, My thoughts and prayers are with you both! You have always been two of my favorite people !  Tommy, you were the best short stop i have ever had the privilage to play with! May God give you the strength to carry you through this time of sorrow! Your freind, Lloyd (Willie)( Dick) Williams

December 28, 2015

Kim and Tom! I’m so sorry for your loss.  My thoughts and prayers are with you.  Belinda Behrens

December 28, 2015

Kim and family,
   you have been in my thoughts and prayers and will continue to be. What a loss. May you feel God’s comforting arms around you.
Sharon Trani

December 28, 2015

Tom, so sorry for your loss, our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time of sorrow. Bill & Cindy Ulrich. 

December 28, 2015

I am so truly sorry for your loss, Scott was an awesome guy and I will miss him greatly.  He was a blast to play all the fantasy football games with, and I always could count on him for some good advice and an honest opinioni.  My thoughts and prayers are with him and your family.Robby Zoccola, Clair Global Family

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Wednesday, December 30, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
3110 Lititz Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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Lititz, PA 17543
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