Joseph P. Scanlon, 63, of Oswego died Tuesday May 29, 2018 at his home after a sudden attack of illness. He was born in Oswego the son of the late Joseph and Barbara (Lynch) Scanlon. Joe was employed with SUNY Oswego in the facilities maintenance of operations. Joe was an avid race fan, golfer, and Oswego State Men’s Ice Hockey fan. Joe golfed in the Blum Monday night golf league, and Bud Boys Thursday night league. He was a former member of the Moose Lodge.
Joe is survived by his loving wife of 35 years Patricia (Carney) Scanlon of Oswego, and their beloved children Sarah (Mike) Zalewski of Oswego, Megan (Cody) Crouse of Oswego, and loving grandsons Liam and Declan Zalewski Joe is also survived by his siblings Beth Scanlon of Oswego, Jay (Kathy) Scanlon of Oswego, Shawn (Theresa) Scanlon of Oswego, Paul (Beth) Scanlon of Florida, Katrina (Gary) Ludwigsen of Oswego, Alice (Tom) Benjamin of Oswego, and Patricia Sweeney of Oswego, brother-in-law Dan Poprawski, mother-in-law Anne Carney, several aunts, uncles, nieces, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
He was predeceased by his sister Marie Poprawski in 2014, and brothers: Lawrence Scanlon, and Joe’s twin brother James Lawrence Scanlon.
Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Monday in St. Joseph’s Church, Oswego, NY with Deacon Nick Alvaro officiating.
Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego. Calling hours will be conducted Sunday from Noon to 3:00 PM in the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th St. Oswego, NY.