Terrance “Terry” James Scanlon

May 14, 1949 - June 09, 2019

Visitation: Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 4-8 pm & Thursday, June 13, 2019, 2-6 pm; Devlin Funeral Home, North Hills

Service: Friday, June 14, 2019, 10 am; St. Sebastian Parish

Terrance “Terry” James Scanlon
Age 70, of Ross Township and formerly of Mt. Washington, passed away at his home on June 9, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer. Son of the late James and Patricia (Flaherty) Scanlon. Beloved husband of 32 years to Linda (Monteverde) Scanlon. Loving father of Julia (Stefan Levine), Matthew (Amanda), and James (Corinne Leach). Brother of Mara (John Roberts), Kevin (Karen), Mary Julia (Dennis DeFilippo), and Elizabeth (Michael DeAngelis). Terry is also survived by many brothers- and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and his unborn grandchild.
Terry worked at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for 44 years. He loved people and made friends wherever he went. He enjoyed golfing, a good cigar, and his special car. Terry was known for his quick wit, easy laugh, amazing memory, and welcoming embrace.

Terry’s family wishes to thank the staff at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, as their care and compassion carried us through this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Family Hospice & Palliative Care.

Friends received Wednesday 4-8 p.m. & Thursday 2-6 p.m. at Devlin Funeral Home Inc 806 Perry Highway North Hills. Mass of Christian Burial in St Sebastian Church Friday 10:00 a.m.

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  • Kelly Ryan

    Your dad was always quick with how are you doing and how is your family. Loved watching him tinker outside the house. He will be missed

  • Kathy MInemier

    I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers.

  • Maryann & Geoff Seacrist

    Dear Linda & family, our heartfelt sympathy on the passing of Terry. Such a great guy! I will remember his welcoming smile & fun wit. Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers during these difficult days. There is a party going on in heaven this night. May he rest in comfort in the loving arms of our Savior.

  • carol anderson

    So very sorry for your loss.

  • Michael J Henny

    Linda and family:

    My thoughts and prayers to you at this most difficult time.

    For years,always looked forward to and enjoyed the “Good Friday Golf Outing” that Terry put together as well as many a celebratory toast at the Bingham Tavern.

  • Pat Heinz

    Mara and family, my sincere condolences on the loss of your brother. Take comfort in knowing he is in no more pain. Hugs

  • Jerry Sistek

    R.I.P. Ter. Truly a great friend. The memories and smiles will go on and on. My prayers and sympathies to Terry and his family. Jerry


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