Mary Frances Scanlan   
Mary Frances Scanlan
Mary Frances Scanlan, 70, of Allentown, died March 20, 2005, in her home. She was the wife of the late Roger J. Scanlan. They were married for 47 years on Nov. 16. Born in Bridgeport, she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Murray) Dunlevy. She had been employed by the Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A. in Allentown in the day care department for many years, in the admitting department of the former Allentown Hospital for a few years and by Service Electric Cable TV Inc. Mary Frances was a mother who loved her family and grandchildren. She was a member of Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena, Allentown, where she was a member of the Womens Alliance and Golden Agers and a volunteer for the school cafeteria. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Ladies Auxiliary, Pro Life Activities and Ancient Order of Hibernians, Allentown. She was a breast cancer survivor for 23 years. Survivors: Daughters, Mary E., wife of Dominic A. Motolese of Sewell, N.J., Patricia A., wife of Jon McNamara of Allentown, Kathleen C., wife of Brian J. Stein of Severn, Md.; sons, Brian J. of Allentown, Michael J., husband of Jodi A. of Schnecksville, John J.E. of Sewell; 12 grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Roger F., two sisters and a brother. Services: Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 29, St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1040 Flexer Ave., Salisbury Twp. Call 4-8:30 p.m. Monday, March 28, and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday in the church. Arrangements, Robert C. Weir Funeral Home, 1802 W. Turner St., Allentown. Contributions: Grace Community Foundation Food Bank, Leukemia Society and American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer.
Published in the Morning Call from 3/24/2005 - 3/27/2005.