Justice Antonin Scalia’s Family: Photos of the People Who Loved Him

Justice Antonin Scalia left behind a huge family legacy that includes his wife, Maureen, to whom he's been married since 1960, nine children, and scores of grandchildren. (Sources estimate his grandchildren as being somewhere between 28 and 36 in number.) His children are all successful professionals who have chosen vastly different careers ranging from lawyers to a priest to a writer to stay-at-home parents. Scalia and Maureen have nine children: Christopher (a writer and PR executive), Paul (a priest), Eugene (a lawyer), John (a lawyer), Matthew (in the Army), Meg Scalia Bryce (a married mom), Ann Forest Banaszewski (marketing), Mary Clare Scalia Murray (an editor), and Catherine Elisabeth Courtney (a mom and recent widow).

One of Scalia's grandchildren, named Antonin Scalia after his grandpa, left a touching tribute on Facebook in honor of Scalia. He wrote: "My grandfather was one of my heroes in life, and will remain as such. He was much more than a brilliant intellectual, he was a loving grandfather, someone whom I loved deeply. There are no words to adequately encapsulate the man that he was, nor accurately describe the profound impact that he has had on my life and the lives of others. I share his name proudly, and find consolation in knowing that he is now in a far greater place. Rest in Paradise, Pop-Pop."

Scalia's grandson ended his tribute to his grandfather with a Bible verse, in keeping with the Catholic faith that the Scalias' cherish. He wrote: "So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord." Click through the gallery to learn more about Scalia's children and grandchildren, to see more photos, and read more tributes to the Supreme Court Justice. (Facebook/Antonin Scalia)

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