Thomas P. Scanlon

October 24, 2009

Thomas Paul ScanlonThomas P. Scanlon, 66; of Fulton died peacefully with his family at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse after courageously fighting Pulmonary Fibrosis.  He was born in Fulton and has remained a life resident of Fulton.  Mr. Scanlon was a United States Veteran having served in the Marine Corp. during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1967.  He continued his military service in the Marine Corp., Reserves from 1967 to 1970.  Mr. Scanlon retired from Niagara Mohawk with over 33 years of employment.  He was a member of the Fulton VFW #569.  Mr. Scanlon is survived by his companion of 21 years Nancy Close of Fulton, his children:  Kathleen (Rob) Godden of Oswego, Maura (Matthew) Kenyon of Hannibal, Thomas (Jackie) Scanlon of Oswego, Carrie (Steven) Bixby of Fulton, Carl (Kara) Close of WA, Calista (Richard) Amering of Rochester, NY, Sam (Amanda) Close of Fulton, his sisters:  Armeine Sherman of Fulton, and Patricia Eckerd of Frewsburg, NY, 10 grandchildren:  Laura Godden, Thomas, Meghan, Michael Kenyon, Thomas R. Scanlon, Ryan Bixby, Christopher Bixby, Nellie, and Sophie Amering, and Chloe Close, and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral Services will be conducted 11:30 AM Wednesday in Holy Trinity Church, Fulton.  Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego. Calling hours will be held 4:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday at Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.  Contributions:  University of Pittsburgh Simmons Fund for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, NW 628 U.P.M.C. Bontefiore 3459 5th   Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213.  Attention:  Simmons Fund for I.P.F.

2 thoughts on “Thomas P. Scanlon

  1. To the Scanlon Children,
    Thankyou for your father. We will always remember him in our hearts. He will be greatly missed.


    Always look to the angels for comfort. You’ll always see him where ever you look and remember how much love and fun you shared with each other. As with Carrie, Calista, Sam and their families, Kara and I will be there for you too.

    ” Away home with ya now laddie”

    Love Carl & Kara

  2. As I told you the other day, you have had the love of your life. You will never forget him Nancy, and in time, you will smile with your memories and love for him. All my love, Cheryl

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