Merleen A. Schott, 78, of Youngsville, PA, passed away on Monday April 17, 2023, in Youngsville, PA, surrounded by her loving family.
Merleen was born in Bradford, PA on November 17, 1944, the daughter of the late Marie Angela Butler Wood and Howard Merle Wood. Merleen grew up in Bradford, graduated in 1962 from Bradford High School, after high school she attended the Art Institute in Pittsburgh. She was a Customer Service Representative at the Blair Corporation, retiring in 2005 after 31 years of service. Merleen was of the catholic faith. Merleen was an avid reader and enjoyed doing artwork, traveling and was up for any adventure that came her way. She is remembered for having the best sense of humor. Her family was the center of her life, and she was so proud of her children. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her husband, John “Jack” Schott whom she married on May 5, 2001, in Frewsburg, New York.

3 children Mike Nuhfer Jr. and wife Patty of Pittsburgh, PA, Jennifer Whiteman and partner Bob, of Russell, PA, and Amy Beth DeGolier of Bradford, PA; 4 stepchildren Darrin Schott and wife Renee, Brian Schott and wife Melody, Jason Schott and wife Angela, all of Warren, PA, and John Schott and wife Tonya of Erie, PA; 19 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and one brother Jeff Wood of Bradford, PA., several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Merleen was preceded in death by her brother Joe Wood, and a sister Bonnie Frantz.

Friend may call the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc., 304 East St. Warren, PA on Friday, April 21, 2023, from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. A Memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. with the Rev. Walter Venman, retired pastor officiating. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, PA., Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the American Cancer Society, or American Heart Association,, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, Texas 75284-0692 or Hospice of Warren County,, 1 Main Street, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting