JEFFERSON - Stephanie "Penny" S. Scanlon, 52, of Lake Shawnee, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Born in Summit, Stephanie lived in Hopatcong before moving to the Lake Shawnee section of Jefferson Township in 2008. She was an assistant parts manager for Crestmont Toyota, Pompton Plains. Stephanie was very fond of Lake Hopatcong and as a child she was a junior member of the L.H.Y.C. She loved boating, hiking, biking, gardening and recreational sports. A giving person, she liked to donate to various charities including food pantries, Toys for Tots and animal rescue.
She is survived by her loving partner, Grace A. Citro. Beloved daughter of Phyllis Botticelli and her husband, Richard Botticelli, and her stepmother, Renate Scanlon. Cherished sister of Jay Scanlon, Lisa Scanlon Lil, Jim Scanlon, Joe Fowler and nine stepbrothers and stepsisters. Dear niece of Barbara Claussen and Donald Bashford. She had nine nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her father, Frank J. Scanlon Jr.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Stephanie's Life Celebration on Friday, May 10, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home, 150 Landing Road, Landing. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11. The funeral home will open at 8:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the Sparta Presbyterian Methodist Cemetery in Sparta.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her memory to Noah's Ark Animal Welfare Association Inc., 1915 Route 46 West, Ledgewood, N.J. 07852; or Pet Adoption League of Hackettstown, P.O. Box 258, Hackettstown, N.J. 07840.
For further information and to share a fond memory, please visit www.leberlakeside.com