Scanlon, 88, formerly of 611 North 5th Street Sunbury PA died
Sunday, September 6, 2009 at Emmanuel Nursing Center at Maria Joseph
Danville PA where she had resided since December 2007. She was born January
4, 1921 in Shamokin PA the daughter of the late Charles and Catherine Boyle
graduated from St. Edward’s Catholic High School Shamokin PA in 1938. She
attended Juilliard School of Music in New York City for one year. Mrs.
Scanlon received her teaching certificate to teach piano from Diller-Quayle
School of Music in New York City NY. She was a former member of St. Monica
Catholic Church in Sunbury PA. Some of her greatest enjoyments included
playing the piano and spending time with her children, grandchildren,
great-grandchildren and dogs.
survived by her husband of 62 years, James L. Scanlon whom she married
November 23, 1946. She is also survived by one son James C. Scanlon, Sr.
and his wife Joanne of Clarks Summit PA and one daughter Sally A. Martin and
her husband Thomas of Frederick Maryland. Also surviving are five
grandchildren; Colleen Mullally, James C. Scanlon, Jr., Ann Marie Ward,
Karen Ghani and Kelly Martin, M.D. and four great-grandchildren; Mina Ghani,
Benjamin and Zachary Ward and Liam Mullally. She was preceded in death by
two brothers; Charles Metz and the Reverend John E. Metz and three sisters;
Mary Metz, Catherine Belanger and Sally Metz.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass
of Christian Burial to be held
Friday, September 11, 2009 at 11:00 AM in St. Hubert Chapel at St. Joseph
Catholic Church 18 E. Center Street Danville PA with the Reverend Steven
Fauser officiating. Burial will follow in All Saints Cemetery Elysburg PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Nursing Center at Maria
Joseph 600 Schoolhouse Road Danville PA 17821. Arrangements are under the
direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W Mahoning Street Danville PA.