Elizabeth Patricia Scanlon, 91 died 7 September 2022 at her home in Millington, New Jersey.
Her funeral service will be held this Saturday, 10 September 2022 at 10:30 am, at the Shrine of St. Joseph, Stirling, New Jersey followed by interment at St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery in Stirling, New Jersey.
Mrs. Scanlon born on 27th February, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York to Esther (Morris) and John Harty of County Tipperary, Ireland. She attended St. Joseph's High School.
Elizabeth served as a Novice in the Marist Missionary Sisters in 1952/1954, in Massachusetts before discerning a married vocation. She married Paul A. Scanlon, 31st January 1959.
They resided in Wantagh, NY, Hoffman Estates, Illinois and in Millington, New Jersey since 1973 and raised 4 children and have 6 grandchildren.
Mrs. Scanlon had a successful career with the U.S. Veterans Administration as a travel manager for 15 years.
She was a very dedicated volunteer in her community, delivering meals to the homebound for the Star/Fish Organization, assisted at Soup Kitchen run by Mother Theresa's Nuns in Newark, and as a driver for the Mother Theresa's Contemplative Nuns from Plainfield, New Jersey to New York City for doctor appointments, she also drove patients from Stirling to Morristown Hospital for dialysis. She was a member of The Right to Life Groups and the Marian Movement of Priest Cenacle. She was Daily Communicant
She is survived by her children; Nancy Scanlon Thompson of Brielle, NJ., Paul A. Scanlon, Jr. and his wife Lisa Scanlon of Millington, NJ., Thomas Scanlon, and his wife Susan Scanlon of Vienna, Va., Richard Scanlon and his partner David Kirby of Newark, NJ.
She is also survived by six grandchildren; Zachery Scanlon, Noah Scanlon, Timothy Scanlon, Liam Scanlon, Lindsay Thompson, Dylan Scanlon, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins here and in Ireland.
Elizabeth Scanlon is predeceased by her husband, Paul A. Scanlon, Sr., Brother, John Harty, Sister's Mary Smith and Catherine Harty. Her sister, Patricia Culbert resides in Islandia, NY.
The family would like to thank Fr. Richard Carton, Sr. Anita, and Sr. Krystyina for their dedication.
In Lieu of Flowers please donate to Catholic Relief Services, P.O. Box 17090 Baltimore, Md. 21203.