Northbridge--Scott A. Popsuj, 47, died Friday, May 31. He leaves his wife of 18 years, Karen (Dean) Popsuj and their two children, Alexandra and Zachary, all of Northbridge, and his parents Alexander A. and Ann (O'Neil) Popsuj, of Westborough. Scott was born August 1, 1971, in Boston and was raised in Newton. He graduated in 1989 from Xaverian Brothers High School, in Westwood, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1993. An outstanding football player in both high school and college, Scott was named outstanding player at WPI as a freshman and his senior year made 1st Team ECAC Division III.
He worked as an Industrial Engineer for Iron Mountain since 2007 and previously for United Parcel Service for many years. Scott was an active coach with youth sports, coaching t-ball through Little League and Bulldogs Youth Football. He loved all sports, especially football. He was a long time New England Patriots season ticket holder. He loved spending time with his friends and family around a campfire and playing backyard catch. He will be remembered as someone who would do anything for those he loved.
Memorial Calling Hours are Sunday, June 9, 1-4PM at Carr Funeral Home, 24 Hill St., Whitinsville. Scott's Funeral Mass is Monday, June 10, at 10:30AM, at Saint Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. In lieu of flowers, a fund has been established for Ali and Zach's education. Donations, to honor Scott's memory, may be made to: Popsuj Children's Education Fund, c/o Unibank, 1189 Providence Rd., Whitinsville, MA 01588.