A resident of Mendon for 30 years, he was employed as a senior computer analyst with Engineering, Planning and Management, Inc. in Framingham.
Mr. Scanlon was born in 1952 in Worcester the son of the late James and Janet (Rosenblad) Scanlon and was a graduate of St. Anselm College in Goffstown, NH. He continued his studies at the Computer Programming Institute in Hartford, CT.
Mr. and Mrs. Scanlon observed their 29th wedding anniversary this past August.
He was devoted to his family and loved his kids dearly. He enjoyed being outdoors which included hiking, sailing, camping, an occasional round of golf, and tending to the dogs. He was also a member of the St. Gabriel the Archangel Knights of Columbus Council #12897.
In addition to his wife Nancy, he is survived by two sons James M. Scanlon and Jonathan P. Scanlon; one daughter Elizabeth F. Scanlon all of Mendon;his mother-in-law, Frances V. (Costello) Weir of Mendon; three brothers James G. Scanlon, Jr. and his wife Sylvia of Worcester, John F. Scanlon and his wife Gretchen, and David L. Scanlon and his wife Joanne; a sister Katherine F. and her husband Ernest Zimmermann all of Shrewsbury; numerous sister in laws and brother in laws, aunts, many nieces, nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews, as well as many supportive and caring dear friends and neighbors.
Visiting hours will be Friday June 26, 2015 from 4 – 8 PM in the BUMA-SARGEANT FUNERAL HOME, 42 Congress St., Milford. http://www.bumafuneralhome.com
Funeral services will be Sat. June 27, 2015 at 9:30 AM from the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 AM in St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, 151 Mendon St., Upton.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Checks made payable to Massachusetts General Hospital can be mailed to: Pancreatic Cancer Research, ATTN: Dr Blaczkowsky in Memory of Michael E. Scanlon, c/o MGH Development Office, 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 1310, Boston, MA 02114. Credit card donations are also accepted by phone at 617.726.2200 or online at https://give.massgeneral.org.
courtesy of Buma-Sargeant Funderal Home