Scott Leaman Stauffer, 49, of Exeter Township, passed away peacefully on September 26, 2019 at
Reading Hospital after a long illness.
He was born in Washington, D.C. on April 30, 1970, to Michael Stauffer, husband of Eileen of Garnet
Valley, Delaware County, and Rebecca Pratt, widow of Joseph Pratt of Lititz, PA. In addition to his parents,
he is survived by his son, Nathan Stauffer of Boston, MA, his four siblings: Kevin Stauffer, husband of
Jeanean Mohr of Blue Bell, PA; his twin, Dr. Thomas Stauffer, affianced to Aurelia Straub of Nazareth, PA;
Martin Molloy, husband of Meredith Molloy of Wallingford, PA; Amy Molloy of Garnet Valley, PA; and
nieces Abigail and Elise and nephew Lucas.
Scott was a 1989 graduate of Owen J. Roberts High School in Pottstown, PA and attended various
technical schools pursuing his dream of becoming a chef. He was successful, working at various fine
restaurants such as the Dilworthtown Inn and Bertolini’s in the King of Prussia area. Over the course of
his career, he also served as Executive Chef for Sodexho and Aramark Corporations working at Trinity
University in San Antonio, Texas, and won awards for his skills and expertise at multiple culinary
Scott loved to prepare good food. He was passionate about his menu designs and how food was
presented, from the food itself to the ambience of the setting. His passion was cooking, but he loved the
art of garnishing with bits of carved food, radish rosettes and sprigs of herbs, believing that the garnish
added texture, flavor and beauty to his presentation. He delighted in making fine pastries and ices to
complete the meal. Scott equally enjoyed sharing his love of cooking and teaching with those around
him, particularly his family.
Scott will be remembered for his quick wit, sense of humor, and innate ability to engage with friends and
Services will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers please send a donation, in Scott’s name, to his favorite charities: Salvation Army, 301 S. 5th Street, Reading, PA 19603 and/or Philabundance, 3616 S. Galloway Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148.
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, visit www.StitzelFamilyFuneralHomes.com.
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