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Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through his infinite wisdom, decided it was time to call Willie A. Larkin home.

Willie A. Larkin was born January 4, 1959 to the late Willie Fred Larkin and the late Daisy Lee Alexander. Willie A. Larkin passed away on March 1, 2015. Willie was born in Thomasville, Ga. His parents moved to Jersey City, New Jersey in 1965, where he continue Elementary School and High School. He worked at Fieldstone Real Estate as a building maintenance worker and other various jobs, before being disabled. Willie enjoyed life, music, dancing and just loved having fun. He was very knowledgeable about many subjects. Willie was a very caring and giving person. He would go out of his way to help anyone. Willie, there will be a void in the family now that you are gone. We love you but God loves you best.

Surviving to cherish Willie’s precious memories are one son: Jameil R. Austin; Brother: Curtis and Kenneth Larkin; Sisters: Priscilla A., Linda F., Sheena and Pamela Larkin; Uncle: Henry Alexander, George Keys Jr. and Jimmie Keys (Diane); Aunt: Martha Filmore, Sandra Brant, Gwendolyn Powell, Wanda Jones and Emma Serles; Nephews: Tyrawn Patrick Larkin, Leon Larkin, Kasawn Larkin, Dwayne A. Larkin, Juwan Bank , Ty-Quon B. Larkin and Darius Larkin; Nieces: Quanaisha Smith, LeDaishea Larkin and Nadarah Rae Bank; two greats nephews: Isaiah R. Larkin and Ky’Mani Robertson; One great niece: Altanice C. Larkin; loving friends - Jannie, Kevin and Shameekia Williams, Lisa, Sharief and Sywon Smith and a host of other loving relatives and friends

Sunrise: January 4, 1959
Sunset: March 1, 2015

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Captain Cornell Avery Scott (affectionately known as 'Sonny' by his family and 'Scotty' by his friends) was born on August 16, 1935 in Jersey City, NJ to the late Samuel C. and Susan Pearson Scott. Scotty was the youngest of three sons born to this union.

Scotty graduated from Henry Snyder High School and attended John Jay College of Criminal Justice. After standing in for a blind date arranged by his mother for his brother HB who failed to show, he met the woman who would become his wife, Cynthia. They married in 1957 and enjoyed a wonderful, loving life together.

In 1965, Scotty joined the Jersey City Police Department (JCPD) and was a patrolman assigned to the 4th Precinct (later referred to as the West District). In 1967, Scotty was selected for the Officer Friendly Program, a model program to acquaint children with law enforcement officials as part of a community relations campaign, and began visiting the Jersey City District Schools speaking to students about 'safety and stranger danger'. In 1971, Scotty was promoted to Sergeant on Patrol and two years later, was assigned to the Internal Affairs Unit, a body of staff responsible for investigating the conduct of other officers.

In 1976, Scotty was promoted to Lieutenant and became the first Black Commander of the JCPD Internal Affairs Unit. Twelve years later, he was promoted to the rank of Captain and in 1990, he was asked to command the West District. He was the first Black Commander of the West District and under his command, the District received many commendations from the Mayor and the community. He served in the role until his retirement from the Department in 2000.

Following his retirement, he was called upon by the Jersey City Administration to assist in the 9/11 Recovery efforts. Scotty was a founding member of the Charlie Mays Scholarship Foundation and in 2015, he was inducted into the Trailblazers Pioneers of Jersey City. Scotty loved flying, boating, photography, music, his family and was an extensive world traveler, exploring dozens of countries with his wife by his side.

Scotty was pre-deceased by the love of his life, Cynthia Hill Scott and his two brothers, the Honorable Judge Samuel C. Scott II and Henry Benjamin (HB) Scott. He leaves to cherish his memory his son, David Scott (Patricia), daughter, Diane Scott, nephew, Samuel C. Scott III (Dona), niece,Sharen Mays, granddaughters, Danielle Grant-Keane (Devin) and Kimberly Scott, grandnephew Steven Christopher Scott (Dalila), and grandniece, Devon Thomas (Eric), cousin and close companion, Carolyn Scott Nelson, cousins Scott Nelson (Catherine) and Jennifer Nelson and a host of other relatives and friends.