Vincent J. Scanio Jr.

Vincent Scanio of San Marcos, TX, devoted husband, father, Grandpa and friend, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the age of 71. He was born Jan. 5, 1947 in Temple, TX, the son of Vincent Joseph and Margaret (Caughlin) Scanio.

His father, Vincent Joseph Scanio (2013); mother, Margaret Caughlin Scanio (2009), and wife, Claudia Brown Scanio (2011) preceded him in death. He is survived by his son, Joseph Scanio and wife, Tennessee of Austin, TX; daughter, Sarah Scanio Cannon and husband, Thomas of Wyckoff, NJ; brother, Michael Scanio and wife Carmen of San Marcos, TX; sister, Sharon Scamardo and husband Danny of Bastrop, TX; brother, Richard Scanio and wife Manette of Corpus Christi, TX; brother, Philip Scanio and wife Carol of Temple, TX; sister-in-law, Amy St. Clair of Hico, TX; and grandchildren, Riley, Jackson, and Travis Cannon, and Vivian and Colette Scanio. Vincent was a beloved member of the extended Scanio family, including many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Vincent graduated from Temple High School in 1964 and earned a BA degree in History from the University of Texas at Austin in 1967. He later earned his law degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977. He was at partner at Scanio & Scanio Law Firm in San Marcos, TX with his brother, Michael. He was a member of the College of the State Bar. He was a longtime volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America and received numerous recognitions, including Wood Badge, the Silver Beaver, the Vigil Honor of the Order of the Arrow, District Award of Merit, Venturing Leadership Award, Spurgeon Award, Scouter’s Training Award, and the Scouter’s Key. He was an avid supporter of National Public Radio, Public Broadcasting System, the San Marcos Public Library, and local Catholic Churches. Vincent was an intellect. He had a lifelong love of learning. This extended from academia to food, music and politics.

He was beloved by his 5 grandchildren and all the special memories they created with every visit. He appreciated the friendship shown by the Netherton, Wakefield, Cannon, and St. Clair families.

Family will receive friends at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the St. John’s Catholic Church in San Marcos. A Catholic Funeral Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the San Marcos City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Friends of the San Marcos Library, NPR, or PBS.

Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-4311.

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