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L. Robert " Bob " Scanlon, 3/21/2008

Text Box:       Decorated World War II Army veteran and owner/operator of Governor Clinton Cleaners and Tailors, passed away Friday, March 21st, at Albany Medical Center. 
 Mr. Scanlon served in Europe with the 94th Division, Company L, during WWII and with the 1st Infantry Division during the post-war occupation. He holds the Bronze Star, the Combat Infantry Man's Badge, the European Campaign Medal with 2 Battle Stars, the Presidential Unit Citation, French, Belgian, and Czech Medals and the New York State Conspicuous Service Cross. 
 A life-time member of the Joyce-Schirick Veterans of Foreign War Post 1386, he served as officer of the day at the VFW for 44 years and was an active member of the VFW Color Guard. He was honored as VFW Veteran of the Year in 2000. He was also Treasurer of Company L., a member of Kingston Post 150 American Legion, Treasurer of Kingston High School Class of 1944, and a member of the Ancient Order of the Hibernians. 
 Mr. Scanlon and his family operated Gov. Clinton Cleaners in Kingston since 1956. Prior to the Governer Clinton Cleaners, he drove for Esposito's and Kingston Laundry. Also known as "the Governor, " Mr. Scanlon was easily recognized as he drove his blue delivery van throughout the streets of Kingston.
 Born July 7, 1926 in Kingston, he was the son of the late Lawrence T. and Martha Cybolski Scanlon. 
 Survivors include his wife, Bernadette Blankschen Scanlon; 2 sons Lawrence R. Scanlon, Jr., of Alexandria, Virginia, and Jay M. Scanlon of Kingston; 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Several cousins, nieces, and nephews also survive. He was pre-deceased by wife Jacqueline Martin Scanlon and his 2 sisters, Florence Scanlon Musialkiewicz and Dolores Scanlon. 
 A funeral procession will form 9:00 am Wednesday at the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc. 27 Smith Avenue. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Immaculate Conception Church, Delaware Avenue, Kingston, on March 26, 2008, at 10 a.m., followed by burial at St. Mary's Cemetery. 
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Martha Misner  2/7/2007

Clyde Statton 8/7/2006

Published in the Bemidji Pioneer

Jack Semplice 3/28/2006

It is with deep regret we announce the passing of Jack Semplice he attended our reunions for 35 years.

Alden A. Ives  2/6/2004

" As many of you are aware, the Grange lost a    good friend and hard worker with the passing of Alden Ives. Alden was instrumental in the running and success of the Grange Credit Union as well as his outstanding leadership of the Patrons Group and Patrons Mutual Insurance Company. I have had the honor of knowing Alden and working with him for most of my life and will truly miss a good friend. To Jan and their family our sincerest sympathy. "

Published on the Connecticut State Grange web site.