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Scott Robert Halbfoerster

July 18, 1968 — November 20, 2012

P. DEAN HOMER FUNERAL HOME 206 WATER STREET DUSHORE, PA 18614 TEL 570 928-8163 FAX 570 928-8116 Email Obituary Scott R. Halbfoerster, age 44, of Forks Township, PA, and formerly of Nazareth, PA, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 as the result of a traffic accident in Towanda, PA. Scott was born in Allentown, PA a son of the late Robert Clifford & Audrey Jane Doyle Halbfoerster, on July 18, 1968. He graduated from the Pen Argyl High School a member of the class of 1987. He married the former Rebekah Jane Lyons of Cobleskill, NY on July 6, 1996. He also graduated from East Stroudsburg University with an Interdisciplinary Bachelors of Science degree in Special Education. Scott served in the US Navy Seabee’s and later as a Sgt. in the US Army National Guard, being honorably discharged in 2007. He was currently employed by the Blast IU 17 and as a substitute teacher for surrounding school districts. He was a member of the A.J. Bird Memorial Post # 384, New Albany, PA. Scott was an active member of the Living Hope Church in Estella, PA., where he was dedicated to connecting the residents of Sullivan County to Christ through community fellowship and outreach programs. Most recently, Scott hosted a July 4th, 1776 Reenactment, which had a magnificent fireworks display that supported his passion for people to feel the heartbeat of the America that was founded with GOD as the foundation. (Hebrews 10: 23-25) Scott was a very humble man who wanted to give God the glory for all of his life accomplishments. His most important accomplishment was his family. Scott loved his family to the very core of his being. He believed that family started in the home and modeled this to his children. His wife was the love of his life and their six beautiful children were the blessed result of this love. Scott looked at each one of his children as a beautiful unrepeatable miracle. Surviving: Spouse: Rebekah, at home: Two sons: Lawrence Scott Halbfoerster, 5, and Manuel Marc Halbfoerster, 3; four daughters: Brittany Marie Halbfoerster, 11, Heidi Ann Halbfoerster, 9, Audrey Jane Halbfoerster, 7, and Elizabeth Carrie Halbfoerster, 10 months, all at home; two brothers: Michael & Pamela Eisenreich, Northampton, PA and Keith & Christine Halbfoerster, De Pere, WI; sister, Debra Margretta, Nazareth, PA; brother-in-law, David & Stephanie Lyons, Albany, NY., sisters-in-law, Ruth Lyons & Rachel & David Waage, all of Cobleskill, NY, father-in-law, George Lyons of Schoharie, NY, an uncle: William J. Halbfoerster Jr., Bath, PA and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, November 28th, at 12 Noon, at the Living Hope Fellowship intersection of T 4008 and SR 154 in Estella, PA with his Pastor Scot Magann officiating. Interment will be in the Warburton Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:00 A.M. at the church until the time of the service. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA 18614. To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Scott Robert Halbfoerster, please visit our flower store.


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