Branch: U.S. Air Force Reserve
Rank: Master Sergeant
Unit: 337th Airlift Squadron, 439th Airlift Wing
Station: Westover Air Reserve Base, MA
Fallen on: January 16, 2021
Location: Hickman Air Force Base, HI
Hometown: East Longmeadow, MA
Family: He was predeceased by his mother, Verna Blais. He is survived by his wife Erin; daughters Lillian (Lilly) Theresa and Molly Jane; and his parents Dick and Mary Blais. He also leaves his siblings: Gregory Blais and wife Nancy of NY, Christopher Blais and wife Cindy of NC, Jeffrey Blais and wife Kim of FL, Timothy Blais and wife Laurie of NY, Paul Blais and wife Alisha of KY; step siblings Jeffrey Silmser of NY and Deborah Snell and husband John of VT. He also leaves his mother and father-in-law Michael and Diane Prendergast of East Longmeadow; sisters-in-law Kristine Rueger and husband Jeffrey of Pittsfield, and Kara Whiteside and husband Eric of OH. Scott is also going to be missed by many nieces and nephews; countless aunts and uncles; his very dear friend Daniel “Sully” Sullivan; his “second parents” Frank and Cindy Cardella of NY; and his extended Air Force family in the 337th.