Andrew P. Scanlon, 88, of Providence, passed away March 14, 2013. He was the husband of Mary M. “Maureen” (Garahan) Scanlon, they were married 59 years.
Born in County Sligo, Ireland. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and worked in Providence schools for over 42 years, fully retiring in 2005.
He was the father of Andrew P. Jr., and fiancé, Lori Ann Frechette, Patrick J. and his wife, Mary, James E. and his wife, Donna and John J. and his wife, Cheryl; brother of Evelyn Judge and John Scanlon and the late Mary Frances, Sister Mary Christina, James Scanlon and Kathleen Connelly; also grandfather of nine.
Funeral Monday at 9:00 a.m. from the Jones-Walton-Sheridan Funeral home, 1895 Broad St. at Park Ave. Cranston, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10:00 a.m. at Assumption Church, 791 Potters Ave., Providence, RI 02907. Burial with military honors will be held at St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston, RI. Calling hours Sunday 2:00-5:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Assumption Church. Please visit: www.jwsfh.com