Mass of Christian Burial for Billie Rebecca Scanlan, 84, Poway, CA, formerly of Lawrence will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 30, 2017 at St. Lawrence Catholic Center. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at New World Residential Care in Poway, CA.
Billie was born May 9, 1932 in Fredonia, KS the daughter of Bill and Martha (Ditto) Loflin.
She attended Fredonia High School and upon graduation went on to the University of Kansas where she graduated in 1954 with a BS in Elementary Education
She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish in Desert Hot Springs, California.
She was a Counselor at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico.
She married Charles “Duggan” Francis Scanlan in 1954. He preceded her in death August 25, 1997.
Survivors include his two sons, Shawn Scanlan and wife Kristen of Portales, NM and Kevin Scanlan and wife Mary of Sandia Park, NM; and four grandchildren; Gavin, Katie, Erin, and Fallon.
A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, January 29th with a visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorials may be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org) and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.