Scarlett Evonne Shoop, 5, of New Kensington passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 22, 2021, surrounded by her loving family after a heroic four-year battle with Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD). Born in Pittsburgh on June 8, 2015; she was the beloved daughter of Samantha Jo Shoop and John W. Sylvester.
Scarlett loved her family, music, and butterflies.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sister, Jenna M. Sylvester; brother, Adam J. Sylvester; maternal grandparents, Kelly and Michelle Shoop; paternal grandparents, Bob (Peg) Sylvester; uncles, Kameron Shoop and Jayson Sylvester; aunt, Jess Sylvester; and her dog, Lou.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Reagan’s Journey, 436 4th Ave., Ford City, PA 16226 or the MLD Foundation, www.mldfoundation.org.
All services are private. Ross G. Walker Funeral Home, Ltd., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington was entrusted with the arrangements. www.rossgwalker.com