Obituary of Jeffrey Laurita Jeffrey “Scott” Laurita, 53, of Morgantown, passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018. Scott was born in Morgantown, on October 17, 1964, the son of John Laurita and the late Clair Barbara (Trasick) Laurita. Scott was a 1982 graduate of St. Francis High School. He began working in the coal industry as a young man and spent his life perfecting that craft. He started out with a trucking company called T&S Trucking. He then expanded that into a trucking and excavating company named JSL Limited where he took on many jobs with other operators for 30 years. At the end of his career, he was owner and operator of SCJL Co. leasing Corp. Inc. that mined and sold coal, with his family. Scott is survived by his father, John Laurita; siblings, Lisa Laurita, Joe A. Laurita, III; aunts and uncles, James and Bev. Laurita, Joseph A. & Zelda Laurita, Jerry, and JoAnn Laurita, and Joyce Laurita, all of Morgantown; a special cousin, Cara McCluskey, of FL; his beloved dogs Rocko and Willie; as well as many other cousins, nieces, and nephews whom he loved very much. Scott was preceded in death by his beloved mother, Clair Barbara (Trasick) Laurita. Friends and family will be received at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 1 Guthrie Lane, Morgantown, on Friday, September 28th at noon. until the time of The Mass of Christian Burial at 2 p.m., with Father DiBacco as Celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia, 252 Brewer Rd., Morgantown WV, 26505. Send condolences online at www.hastingsfuneralhome.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Jeffrey Scott Laurita 1964 2018.
Death notice for the town of: Morgantown, state: West Virginia