Thursday 8 December 2016

Death of sports news editor's father

Published 28/06/2011 | 05:00

THE father of Irish Independent sports news editor Shane Scanlon has died.

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Christy Scanlon, of Edward Street, Tralee, Co Kerry, and O'Sullivan Place, Mallow, Cork, died at his daughter's home in Newbridge on Sunday night, following a short illness.

The removal will take place at 5pm this evening from Gleasure's Funeral Home, Tralee, to arrive at St John's Church at 6.30pm. Requiem Mass at 10am tomorrow will be followed by burial at Rath Cemetery, Tralee.

Mr Scanlon is survived by his son Shane, daughters Lynn and Sharon, brother Pat, sisters Queenie, Kay and Marian, grandchildren, aunt, wife Liz, nephews, nieces, and relatives.

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