Salisbury, MA — Jeanne E. (Towne) Scandura, RN, 82, of Salisbury passed away Monday, November 4, 2013, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Alfeo Scandura, the love of her life, and the former wife of the late Francis R. Shottes. She was born in Methuen, Mass., and was the daughter of the late Charles and Thelma (Benway) Towne.
Mrs. Scandura was a graduate of Edward F. Searles High School, class of 1949 and Lawrence General Nursing School, class of 1952 where she received her R.N. degree. She worked as an R.N. at Lawrence General Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital in Lowell. She was also a night supervisor at Ormond Beach Hospital in Florida and retired after 45 years of service as an R.N.
She was an Alumni Rainbow Girl and was a member of the Eastern Star Masonic Lodge and Lawrence General Hospital Alumni.
Mrs. Scandura is survived by her daughters, Thelma wife of Michael Regan of Wellington, Maine, Debra Thompson wife of Eustace of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Karen Vitale of Salisbury, Mass.; Susan wife of the late Robert Bailey of Wellington, Maine; Andrea wife of Mark Frounjian of Salem, New Hampshire; Nancy Robertson of Palm Beach Florida; Jennifer wife of John Spina of Manchester, New Hampshire. Two sons, Michael Shottes husband of Denise of Methuen, Mass., Eric Shottes husband of Lorraine of Hudson, New Hampshire. She is also survived by her brothers, Howard Towne of Port Orange, Florida; Theodore Towne of North Hampton, Mass., her sister, Louise "Buzzy" Levick of Northampton, Mass. She has left a village of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jeanne was predeceased by three daughters, Linda, Brenda, Cynthia Shottes and her sister, Helen wife of Louis Forte of New Smyrna, Florida; brothers, Charles C. Towne of Andover Mass., and Robert W. Towne of North Hampton, Mass.