Thomas P. Scollan

Thomas P. “Red” Scollan, 87, of Lakewood, NJ, formerly of Blauvelt, NY, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2023. Beloved husband of Eileen (nee Duffy). Loving father of Eileen Scollan, Thomas Scollan and his wife Eileen, Karen Nevins and her husband John and Maureen Alden. Proud grandfather of Ashley (Korey), Maegan, Jamie, Paige (Joshua), Cole, Patrick, Brianna, Shayna, and Brendan. Dear brother of the late Veronica Roache, John, James, and Emmett.

Tom retired from the FDNY Ladder 29 in the South Bronx. He then worked for the New York Post as a production manager for many years. He was a great basketball player and loved to play bocce. Tom was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather and especially loved to travel with Eileen and enjoy life.

Visiting hours are Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 4-8 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, February 10, 2023 at 10:30 AM at St. Catharine’s RC Church, Blauvelt, NY with interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tom’s memory to the hospice program at Ocean University Medical Center in Brick, NJ.


  1. Tom and Donna Guldner

    Tom will be greatly missed by everyone who had the good fortune of knowing him. He will be especially missed by all his brother FDNY retirees here in Palm Beach County. Thoughts and prayers go out to Eileen and all the Scollan family.

  2. JackJjjack Flanagan

    I had the pleasure of working with Tom in the South Bronx and of knowing that Big Tom was there behind me .Tom also worked for me in landscaping and was a joy to hear his Irish songs while planting trees . He lived life to the fullest ..

  3. Karen, Please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved Father. May his memory be a blessing.
    Best regards,

  4. My condolences to the Scollan family. He will always be in your heart. My prayers are with you on this difficult time.

  5. Eileen, my prayers, love and condolences go to you and your family. I know how hard it is to lose someone you love so much. God gives us the strength to get through this. Tom was such a wonderful man. We misssed the two of you when you moved.
    Please take care of yourself and call me when you can. I don’t have your number. Love, Marie Taylor

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