OBITUARY: Robert John Scanlon, 79

Below is an obituary from Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation:

BELMONT, NH — Robert ‘Doc’ Scanlon, 79, passed away at his home on Friday, October 1, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on February 11, 1942, in Wakefield, MA, the son of the late Richard and Mary (Murphy) Scanlon.

Robert was a loving son and brother and an amazing husband and father. He was a graduate of Boston University. His love for children led him to a teaching career in Haverhill, MA, for many years. During his teaching career he also coached baseball and became the trainer for all high school sports. For many summers, he was the director of Camp 40 Acres for special needs children, in Wilmington, MA. He loved baseball and spending time with family. He also owned Doc’s Variety Store and B & L Security in Haverhill MA.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Louise (Faubert) Scanlon of Belmont; his sons, Eddie Scanlon of Watertown, MA, David Scanlon, of Haverhill, MA, and Mickey Scanlon, of Laconia; his daughters, Karen DePasquale, and her husband Rusty, of Wilmington, MA, Kathy Frassica, and her husband Joe, of Laconia, NH, Jennifer Stearns, and her husband Scott, of Groveland, MA, Laura Jones, and her husband, Nate, of Liberty Hill, TX; his brother William Scanlon, and his wife Marcia, of Wakefield, MA; his sister-in-law, Kay Scanlon of Wilmington, MA; Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Doc is predeceased by his brother, Richard Scanlon and his granddaughter Tiffany Scanlon-Nieves.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 10:00am, at St. Andre Bessette Parish at Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, NH, 03246.
A Burial  followed at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia, NH, 03246.

Robert Scanlon

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