Joann Schuller Scanlon, 71, of Hopewell, passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Born in Petersburg, Va., she was the daughter of the late Milo M. and Virginia A. Robertson Schuller. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Scanlon; sister, Betty Jean Schilling; nephew, Richard Mark Schilling. She moved to Pittsburgh and graduated from Monessen High School in the class of 1960; moved back to Virginia in 1985 where she worked as a secretary for Primary Oil Co. for five years and Goldschmidt for 12 years. Joann was an administrative assistant for the Crater Youth Commission for 11 years when she retired on April 1, 2014. She was a member of Hopewell Women of the Moose, Chapter 1180, the Red Hat Society, she loved collecting purses, shoes, and going to the beach, listening to classical music, throwing darts, dancing to the "Oldies," loved her Steelers football team, her pets, enjoyed life to the fullest and spending time with her family and friends.
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She is survived by her niece, Dana Oblak and her husband, Thomas; dear friends, Walter and Sandra Denney; many other very close friends and co-workers.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Southlawn Cemetery in Prince George, Va. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to
, 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-3314, or to the local SPCA, in Joann's honor. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.
J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home, Inc. - Hopewell Chapel
820 West Broadway Avenue Hopewell, VA 23860
Published in The Progress-Index on Apr. 3, 2014