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Megan Scanlon

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FARMINGTON — Megan Elizabeth Scanlon, 20, of Blueberry Drive in Farmington, died unexpectedly on July 31, 2011.

Born July 21, 1991, in Dover, the daughter of Kevin A. and Deborah A. (Desmond) Scanlon, she resided in Farmington all her life. A graduate of Farmington High School, she served as Class President for three years. While in high school, Megan participated in many clubs and activities including volleyball and softball. She was inducted into the National Honor Society, a member of the Spanish Club and had been selected from FHS to be named NHIAA female scholar athlete. She was attending the University of New Hampshire, on the dean's list, majoring in occupational therapy.

She was employed as a waitress at Granite Steak and Grill in Rochester and she had worked at her family business "LJ & Me" Coffee Shop & Laundromat in downtown Farmington.

Megan enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her niece, Olivia. An avid shopper, she enjoyed girl's night out, snowmobiling with her family and boating with her family. Megan had a great passion for life; she had an amazing, beautiful smile and would light up the room.

She is survived by her parents: Kevin and Deborah Scanlon; her sister Lori J. Scanlon, Justin H. Seckendorf, and niece, Olivia, of Gonic; maternal grandmother Lorraine F. Synan of Somerset, Mass.; paternal grandmother Jean B. McDonald of Quincy, Mass.;, godfather Robert H. Desmond, Jr. of Stoughton, Mass.; and godmother Michelle Galuten of Randolph, Mass.; also many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was predeceased by her grandfathers Robert H. Desmond, Jr., and Maurice F. Scanlon.

Calling hours are Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Peaslee Funeral Home, 24 Central St., Farmington, N.H. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Church on Lowell Street in Rochester, N.H., with Fr. Daniel J. Sinibaldi, pastor, as celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Megan Scanlon Memorial Scholarship c/o Holy Rosary Credit Union, Attn Samantha, NH Route 11, Farmington, NH 03835.

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Published in Fosters from Aug. 2 to Aug. 3, 2011