Dorothy M. Scanlan

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Dorothy Mae Scanlan, 88, of Cumberland died Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Care and Rehab-Cumberland. She was born October 11, 1930 in Chicago, IL to Clifford and Edna Siedler.
After graduating high school, Dorothy went to work at Illinois Bell as a phone operator. It was in Chicago that she met and married her husband, Arthur “Bud” Scanlan on September 19, 1949; who preceded her in death on February 8, 1982. Dorothy worked at the sporting goods store that had been owned by Bud for many years while also raising their two children. After Bud’s passing, Dorothy went to work at Donald Bruce Co. in the diamond department from where she later retired. Dorothy moved to Cumberland in 2007 to Countryside Park where she made many friends.
Dorothy loved having grandchildren and great grandchildren. She would visit during the summer and deer hunting season to spend time with her grandchildren. She loved to spoil them with her wonderful baking and cooking talents and Dorothy’s holiday meals were something of legend. Every moment that she could, she spent time with her family.
She is survived by: her brother, Jack (Elise) Seidler, daughter, Gail (Joe) Puccio; son, Glenn (Denise) Scanlan; grandchildren: Kevin (Julie) Scanlan, Matthew (Jamie) Bauerle, John (Sarah) Puccio, and Andrea (Ronald) Simon; great grandchildren: Matthew, Shane, Vincent, Erin, Grace, Ronnie, and John; sister, Linda Hillesland; nieces, nephews, and many other family and friends. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur “Bud” Scanlan, her parents, Clifford and Edna Siedler; sister, Joyclyn “Dolly” Mosgaard.
Details regarding a memorial service for Dorothy will be announced at a later date.
Skinner Funeral Home of Cumberland is serving the family.


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