John W. Scanlan
October 25, 2018
John W. Scanlan, 88, of Pine Grove, passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2018 in the Tremont Health & Rehab Center.
Born on July 30, 1930 in St. Clair, he was a son of the late Joseph and Hattie Barr Scanlan.
He was an Air Force veteran having served during the Korean Conflict and was part of the 45th Air Transport Squadron. He received the Good Conduct Medal, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal and National Service Defense Medal.
John worked as a Boilermaker for Boilermakers Local 13 in Newportville, Pa. for 40 years.
He was a member of the Pine Grove Masonic Lodge.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Harvena F. "Toots" Jones Scanlan, grandson Edward Scanlan, Jr.; four brothers, Vincent, Joseph, James, Thomas Scanlan; three sister, Agnes Homes, Elizabeth Lurowick, Catherine Wolfe.
Surviving are two sons, Edward Scanlan of Pine Grove, Michael Scanlan of Middleport; three grandchildren, Dawn Scanlan and husband Charles Wenrich, Michael Jr. and wife Shana Scanlan, Kimberly Scanlan; 8 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove with Dr. Richard Schoenleber officiating. There will be a calling time on Thursday, November 1, 2018, from 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
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