Office Phone: 814-825-0458

W. James Scott

Funeral Director, Supervisor of Burton Quinn Scott Cremation and Funeral Services, Inc., Wintergreen

Funeral Director and Supervisor of Burton Quinn Scott Cremation Funeral Services, Inc., Wintergreen
Owned and operated the Scott Funeral Home for 42 years from 1978 until time of merger in 2020 with Burton and Quinn Funeral Homes


Attended Butler Community College
B.S. from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, graduating in 1975, Magna Cum Laude
PA Licensed Life Insurance Producer


• Member and Past President of the Erie Crawford County Funeral Directors Association, Permanent Board of Director and past President of the Western PA Funeral Directors Association and Member of Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association and National Funeral Directors Association
• Member and Past President of the Erie Lions Club and actively involved in the Save an Eye football games
• Member of St. John’s Lutheran Church where he at one time chaired the property committee
• Board of Director of Dufford Terrace Senior Apartment Complex
• Coordinator of the South Erie Hillside Neighborhood Crime Watch
• He is a member of Perry Keystone Lodge # 392, F.&A.M. and the Zem Zem Temple Shrine Erie and EREPA Grotto Erie, the Siebenbuerger Club, Lawrence Park Country Club, former member of the Erie Maennerchor Club


Jim enjoys hunting, fishing traveling and spending time with his family. He is married to Denise and has two sons, Dr. Jared J. Scott and Dr. Justin D. Scott, daughter in law, Beth and grandson Henry James Scott.



To everyone at Burton’s:
We would like to thank all of you from the bottom of our hearts. Firstly, for the care of our son. Secondly for the kindness, compassion and patience of the personnel throughout the entire funeral. Thank you also for the Memorial Service.

January 4, 2019

“Everyone was very supportive of our needs and answered all of our questions. In a very difficult time whole staff was wonderful.” – Darcie
October 26, 2019

Thank you for your care and kindness coping with the passing of our mother. If we had questions or concerns, you were considerate at all times. – Agnes

“Superior Service!” Joanne H.
“I thought it was wonderful there was help with life insurance!” – Chandra
“Everything was really perfect! I will use this funeral home in the future!” – Linda

October 26, 2019

I am very pleased and amazed with everything. I recommend to anyone to purchase any of the great quality Headstones your company has.
I think Mr. Tony J. Montefiori – very professional

July 29, 2018

Thank you so much for being so wonderful to our family. You guys bent over backwards and cut us a lot of breaks when you didn’t have to.
Also, you were so personable and friendly and really showed us empathy through this rough time in our lives. We appreciate you.

July 1, 2018

Thank you for the beautiful service you had for our loved ones who passed away!
Thank you for the beautiful ornament too!
January 6, 2019

I would like to thank Burton Funeral Home for the great job performed in the funeral of my blessed brother. Shamiah did a wonderful job and went above the call of duty.
She was very professional yet so caring towards our family and her duties.
She is truly an asset to Burton Funeral Home.

July 23, 2018

Dear Staff of Burton Funeral Home,
Thank you for the gift of the ornament – it will be hung on the one of the family’s Christmas trees every year!
January 6, 2019

“Mark O. was very respectful, compassionate and efficient. He did a great job not only for the viewing but also for the burial of my mother.” - Charlene

“Everything was perfect – Thanks! – Laurel

October 26, 2019

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