Timothy R. Scanlon



Timothy R. “Tim” Scanlon, a resident of Jamestown, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 22, 2023, at the age of 75.

He was the beloved husband of Barbara A. (Petrie) Scanlon, his high school sweetheart, for 55 wonderful years. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late William and Veronica (Preston) Scanlon.

Tim volunteered to serve his country and did so honorably in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, conducting more than 50 missions.

He earned his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Bryant College and was a certified public accountant. Tim started his career with Price Waterhouse and later went on to serve as director of finance for the city of Warwick.

He served as vice president, controller of Gilbane Building Company and then executive director of Tillinghast Licht, LLP for nearly 20 years. Most recently, he was executive director of Construction Industries of Rhode Island.

Tim was the loving father of Jamie P. Scanlon (wife Casey) and Heather S. Gelfuso (husband Andrew); cherished grandfather of Sophia and Norah Gelfuso and August, Keegan and Kieran Scanlon; caring brother of Cheryl Daigle, Patricia Casura and the late William Scanlon.

Tim also is survived by numerous loving family members and friends. He enjoyed gardening, playing golf, hunting, shooting, being by the ocean and spending time with his grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to Vietnam Veterans of America, vva.org/donate/

Kindly visit the Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home online for information and online condolences, www.TheQuinnFuneralHome.com.