Denis Scanlon,

13 Mount Eagle Forte, Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Clooneigh, Gurteen, Co. Sligo (January 24th 2022) - peacefully, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

Predeceased by his parents John and Patsy and his brothers Peter, Brendan and Kieran (January 3rd, 2022).

Denis will be very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his devoted wife Jan, stepson Max, step-daughter Deborah, Harry, grandchildren Leo, Ben, Miley, Freddie and Archie, brothers Padraic and Noel, sister Bridie, aunt Minnie and uncle Brendan, sister-in-law Kerrie, brother-in-law Paddy, Padraic’s partner Martina, father-in-law James, son-in-law Sam, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

May Denis’s Gentle Soul Rest in Eternal Peace.

Denis will repose at O’Dowd’s Funeral Home, Gurteen on Friday (January 28th) from 5pm until 7pm.

Removal on Saturday to St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon.

Burial afterwards in Gurteen Cemetery.

Funeral Mass will be live-streamed via webcam at

Please adhere to all HSE guidelines at Denis’s Funeral.

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Muscular Dystrophy Ireland, c/o Mahon & O’Dowd Funeral Directors, Gurteen, or by following this link

Denis’s family acknowledge that people would like to offer their condolences.

Please use the online condolence book below to offer your sympathies.


Ann Gallagher and family derra keenagh
Deepest sympathy to enda and all extended scallion families on the sad death of Denis,r,I,p,
So sorry for your loss
Martin and Stephanie Connolly
Condolences to the Scanlon family may he rest in peace amen
Vincent Hunt Charlestown
To Noel and family very sorry for your sad loss. May Dennis Rest in Peace.
Eugene and Margaret Corrigan and family.
Our deepest sympathy to all the family on the passing of Denis. May his soul rest in peace.
Tom Cunningham
To Pairaig Neol Bridie, Deepest sympathy
Joan gleeson (nee murphy)
Sincere sympathy to you Jan and family and to the extended Scanlon family on the sad passing of Denis. May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Anthony & Tynan Family
Sincere sympathy to all the family at this sad time.
Paul and Grace Coleman Edmondstown Ballaghaderreen
Deepest sympathy to Denis' family. May he Rest In Peace
Geraldine o hara and family doon west gurtee
So sad to hear of the sad passing today of Denis sincere sympathy to jan and all her family also to bridie padraic noel and all your families thinking of yee all at this sad time rip Denis