Dennis J. “Cooze” Scott, 62, of Chandler, AZ, formerly of Hamden for many years passed away peacefully on Wednesday June 1, 2016 at the Chandler Hospital, AZ. Dennis was born in New Haven on July 31, 1953; son of the late Raymond H. Scott, Sr. and Yolanda Biancur Scott; was a graduate of Notre Dame High School and obtained an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science from Gateway Community College. Dennis worked for the Town of Hamden Public Works Department, Bayer Pharmaceuticals of Milford, MGM Hotel at Foxwoods and later at TSYS acquiring services as call center customer service representative. Dennis was an avid golfer and a member of the USGA, and avid bowler and musician, and was a Boston Redsox and Philadelphia Eagles fan. Brother of Raymond H. (Laurie Daryman) Scott, Jr., Angela (John) Lee, Robert Scott, Linda Grant and Laura (Pasquale) Amarone, Jr. Also survived by several nephews, a great niece and a very special friend, Dr. Cristi Alberino. 

His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue Saturday morning at 9:30. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.  The visiting hours will be Friday from 5 to 8 pm. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2080 Silas Deane Highway, 2nd Floor, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.