Pastor Lovie L. Scott Jr.

August 26, 1945 ~ May 8, 2020 (age 74)


Pastor Lovie L. Scott Jr., 74, of New Kensington passed away peacefully on Friday, May 8, 2020. He was born August 26, 1945, in Brackenridge to the late Lovie L. Scott Sr. and Mary Witcher Scott Almond.

Lovie was a 1963 graduate of Har-Brack High School. He was the pastor and founder of World Overcomers Ministry for nearly 20 years and had a passion for preaching, teaching, music, and being involved in the community. He was on the Board of Directors of the Knead Community Café. Lovie cherished life and had a great heart for people and the youth of the New Kensington community. He led a multi-denomination men’s group called the Kingdom Men, whose mission is to display the glory of God through the unity of the body, the love of the brethren, and selfless service to impact the community.

Lovie is survived by his beloved wife of 40 years, Joan A. Scott, of New Kensington; children, Eric Scott of Bethesda, MD, Maria (Luigi) DeGennaro and Anthony (Melissa) Scott, both of Chesapeake Beach, MD, Kelly D. Okenna, of Washington, DC, and Theresa Morgan, of New Kensington; grandchildren, Jordan, Kelse, Michael, Matthew, Catherine, and Matteo; and great-grandchildren, Damir, Faith, Savana, and Zipora.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

All services were private for immediate family only. Private interment will be in Union Cemetery, Arnold. The funeral will be live streamed on Friday, May 15 at 11AM on the World Overcomers Ministry of New Kensington’s Facebook Page. Ross G. Walker Funeral Home Ltd., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington was entrusted with the arrangements. Leave an online condolence at

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