Schott T. Sechler | News, Sports, Jobs
Scot T. Sechler, 49, of Lewistown, died at 8:11 a.m. on Friday, November 4, 2022 at his home.
He was born in Lewistown on October 4, 1973 to Thomas and Beverly (Taylor) Sechler of Reedsville, who survive.
In addition to his parents, Scot is survived by: his wife Tamara (Scott) Sechler; her three children, Malik Scot, Kiana Rose, and Josiah Taylor Sechler, all from Lewistown; a brother, Craig Sechler and wife, Christa, of Warriors Mark; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins whom he loved dearly.
He graduated from Indian Valley High School in 1992. Scot attended Susquehanna University for a time, where he was a sprinter on the All-American Relay Team. He later graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and was also a sprinter at PSU.
He was a freelance floor fitter at Floors and More.
Scot coached high school boys track and field and soccer for Lewistown Area High School, Indian Valley High School, and post-consolidation Mifflin County High School. He was the head coach of MCHS Boys Track and Field for nine years and the head coach of MCHS Football for four years. Along with Ronald Sprecher he helped set up the Juniata Valley Striders Track Program and coached young sprinters for many years. Scot loved his community and always wanted the best for every student he coached. He considered his students his extended family. Scot was an avid hunter and loved going to his brother’s camp. He cherished the many family gatherings he spent at camp and on the beach. Scot leaves behind many fond memories for his family and friends and he will be sorely missed by all who are lucky enough to know him.
The family welcomes friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, November 10, 2022 at Calvary Bible Church, 100 Calvary Lane, Lewistown. The funeral service will follow at 6pm with Pastors William Howe and Pastors Danny Neff officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of Scot can be made to Family House Pittsburgh, 5308 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, [email protected]
Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn, Lewistown is responsible for the organization. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.