New London, NH-Thomas C. Scully, Jr., 74, of Carter Road, died Sunday, July 1, 2012 at his home.
He was born in West New York, NJ on July 30, 1937 the son of Thomas C. and Irene (Schmalz) Scully, Sr. He graduated from Trinity High School in Brooklyn, NY and St. John’s University in Jamaica, NY. Mr. Scully worked for the New York City Police Department for 40 years retiring in 1999 as Lieutenant. In his career he served as a Commander in the elite Street Crime and Emergency Service Units.
He moved to New London 13 years ago previously residing in Franklin Square, NY for 34 years. Mr. Scully served in the US Army at Fort Dix. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Parish in New London and was a member of the Men’s Club. He was also a member of the Country Squires.
He was predeceased by his sister, Maureen Arcoleo. Members of his family surviving include his wife of 47 years, Caroline (Barina) Scully of New London; three sons and their wives, Thomas and Loriann Scully of Wilmot, NH, James and Maria Scully of Westbury, NY and Stephen and Jessica Scully of Long Beach, NY; three grandchildren, Brianna, Thomas and Nicky; along with many beloved nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Chadwick Funeral Home, 235 Main Street, New London, NH on Friday, July 6, 2012 from 6-8 P.M. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Fatima, 724 Main Street, New London, NH. Burial will be in Elkins Cemetery, Elkins, NH.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Silver Shield Foundation, 870 United Nations Plaza, First Floor, New York, NY 10017. www.silvershieldfoundation.org or the organization of your choice.