LAVERY CHARTRAND ALARIO FUNERAL HOME
99 SUMMER ST. FITCHBURG, MA
Fitchburg : Francis W. Scanlon II.
Frank was described by many as “a ray of sunshine” . He began his day with a smile and was grateful for all those who helped during his final years. He lived each bringing love, forgiveness and offering the best of who he was.
He will be remembered by his friends and family as resilient and kind.
Frank had many interest in life but the two he was most passionate about were music and chess. He enjoyed playing chess at The Wachusett Chess Club and attending his sister Sheila’s choir practice at St. Bernard Parish.
In honor for Frank, the Wachusett Chess Club will hold the Francis W. Scanlon II Memorial Tournament starting on August 2, 2023 to celebrate his many years membership. He will be missed by the many club members who knew him.
He was the devoted son of Eunice Scanlon, loving brother to Sheila and Patty, brother – in - law David, and uncle to Will. His humor and joyfulness will be missed by those who were fortunate to know him.
Frank was predeceased by his father, Joseph P. Scanlon in 1993.
His funeral service will be held on Tuesday February 21,2023 at the funeral home @ 11a.m. A calling hour will precede the service from 10 until 11a.m. and all relatives and friends are welcome to attend. Burial will be private at the request of his family. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in memory of Francis W. Scanlon II to the : Aging Services of North Central Massachusetts, 680 Mechanic St. , Leominster, MA 01453 or on line at www.agingservicesma.org/donate.
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