Robert Scanlan

Obituary of Robert Scanlan

Robert C. Scanlan, 77, of Franklin Lakes, passed away peacefully and surrounded by his loving family on December 5, 2017.

Robert retired as a Captain of the Franklin Lakes Police Department after serving 30 years on the force. He was also a funeral director for Scanlan Funeral Homes of Paterson and Franklin Lakes, and a graduate of Holy Cross College.

Robert is survived by his loving wife, Donna; his loving children, Kevin of Carmel, NY, Lee Anne Hampton and her husband Arthur of Toms River, Kelly Frank and her husband James of Oakland, and Ryan and his wife Belen of Ramsey; and his grandchildren, Kiera, Riley, Devan, Michael and Sophia. Robert was predeceased by his parents, Charles J. and Helen R. Scanlan.

Family and friends may visit from 4-8pm on Friday, December 8th at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 am on Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Oakland. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Paterson.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert’s memory can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.