• Date Of Birth: August 18, 1928
  • Date Of Death: May 5, 2021
  • Spouse: Bill Scanlan
  • Siblings: Norman S. Mathis, Jr. (brother)
  • Children: Kathryn Parker (Pete), Stephen Scanlan (Marcia), Richard Scanlan (Deveny)
  • City: Atlantic
  • State: New Jersey

Mary Mathis Scanlan died peacefully on May 5, 2021. She was 92.

Mary was born on August 18, 1928, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She attended Atlantic City High School and Syracuse University. She was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Mary married Bill Scanlan in Atlantic City in 1956. They raised 3 children. The family lived in several locations. Mary and Bill were very active in each community and loved friends and social events.

Mary was employed later in life as Assistant to the Dean of Emory Dental School. She was an avid bridge player and loved reading. She was a member of St. Bede’s Episcopal Church in Tucker, Georgia, and spent many years as the morning office volunteer.

She is survived by her three children, Kathryn Parker (Pete) of Bishop, Georgia; Stephen Scanlan (Marcia) of Thomasville, Georgia and Richard Scanlan (Deveny) of Sugar Hill, Georgia; her brother Norman S. Mathis, Jr., of Richmond, Virginia, and grandchildren; David, Lindsay, Ryan, Collin, Kelsey, Meagan, and Daniel. She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren.

Mary was pre-deceased by her sister, Deborah M. White.

Her strength, willpower, and independence were attributed we all admired.