EDISON, NJ - Marcus Allen Scroggins, 32, of Edison, passed away suddenly on Tuesday April 5, 2016. Born in Rahway, he resided in Edison for 17 years

Marcus graduated from Abraham Clark High School, Roselle. He went to Middlesex County College and Kean University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. He was a Front End Supevisor for Sam's Club in Edison.

He attended St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Edison. Marcus loved music, art and poetry. Always smiling, he was a genuinely happy person. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

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He is predeceased by his father Robert Gooding and grandparents Lorraine (nee Pilot) and Eugene Kroschinski Sr.

Surviving are his soul mate and wife of 7 years, Joan Ann Scroggins (nee Battagliotti); mother Lorraine Kroschinski Scroggins, sister Bianca Scroggins, aunt Terri Kroschinski , uncle Eugene Kroschinski Jr. all of Elizabeth, mother and father-in-law with whom he and his wife resided Theresa and Albert Battagliotti Jr., grandmother Ruth E. (Nan) Gliozzi, brother-in-law Albert Battagliotti III and his wife Helen, all of Edison, nieces and nephew Serenity Billups and Carissa and Albert Battagliotti IV as well as cousins, extended family and friends.

The funeral will take place Monday April 11, 2016 at 9:30am at Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Ave. (Rt.27) Metuchen (costello-runyon.com) followed by a 10:30am Funeral Service at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Edison. Entombment is in Franklin Memorial Park, North Brunswick.
Visitation is Sunday 2-4 and 7-9.