In Memory of




Obituary for Dorothea Masters Scholl

Dorothea (Masters) Scholl of Syracuse passed away peacefully on August 13, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospital after a brief illness.

Native and life resident of the Syracuse area, she was the daughter of late Helen (Sellwood) Masters.

Dorothea pursued her education later in life earning an Associate Degree from Onondaga Community College in 1976, a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Lemoyne College in 1979 and finally a coveted Master’s Degree in Social Work in 1981 from the Syracuse University School of Social Work.

Dorothea was formerly employed with Catholic Charities as a Counselor; The Christopher Community as a Manager of the Chadwick Residence and retired from the VA Medical Center in Syracuse in 2002 as a certified Social Worker after 12 years of service.

Pre-deceased by her parents, her beloved husband, Frederick L. Scholl in 1996 and her siblings, Shirley Tart, Sally (Mike) Macko, Barbara Reese, David and John Masters.

Survived by: One daughter, Diane Scholl Meador of Syracuse

Two sons, David F. Scholl and his wife, Patricia Knight Scholl of North Syracuse

William A. Scholl and his wife, Joanne (McKenna) Scholl of Solvay

Two siblings, Beverly Phillips and her husband, Thomas Phillips of Camillus and Robert McCorry of Clearwater, FL.

Six grandchildren: Christopher (Hannah Rose) Hamilton, Ryan Scholl, Nick Meador, Tyler (Amber Juhl) Scholl, Kierstin Scholl and Tim Scholl

Five great-grandchildren: Avigail, Kaylee, Teighlor, Lucas and McKensie

Several nieces and nephews encompassing three generations

Visitation will be WEDNESDAY, August 18, 2021, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at Keegan-Osbelt-Knight Funeral Home, 900 N. Salina Street, Syracuse.

Funeral Services will be THURSDAY, August 19, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Woodlawn Cemetery Cremation Center CHAPEL with burial to immediately follow in Woodlawn Cemetery

Please note, if you are not vaccinated, we ask that you wear a mask in both the funeral home and in the chapel.

Contributions may be made in Dorothea’s memory to: Sarah’s Guest House, 100 Roberts Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13207.