|Birth: ||Jan. 24, 1943|
|Death: ||Dec. 6, 2010|
Jeffrey P. Allen, 67, of Bloomfield beloved husband of Lynne (Peirson) Allen passed away peacefully Monday (December 6, 2010) at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, surrounded by his loving family.
Born January 24, 1943 in Dayton, OH, son of Janet E. (Waybright) Allen of Bloomfield and the late Morris E. Allen.
He grew up and lived in Bloomfield most of his life. He graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1961.
A few years later he served in Vietnam with the U.S. Navy.
After the war he was a driver for over 30 years with Greyhound, Trailway's and Post Road Stages.
He was currently a senior services driver for the Town of East Windsor.
He was a member of First Congregational Church, Granby and a longtime member and a current Fire Commissioner of Bloomfield Center Fire Department.
Jeff was also a member of the Granby Memorial Post # 5847 V.F.W.
During his free time Jeff enjoyed maintaining his home and yard, trips to the beach and was an avid NASCAR fan. Jeff's family and friends will miss him dearly. Among his many gifts, he will be remembered fondly for his sense of humor and his joy of laughter.
Besides his wife Lynne of 17 years, he is survived by three sons, Michael P. Allen and his wife, Jennifer of East Granby, Josh L. Allen of Los Angeles, CA, Justin D. Allen of Jeffersonville, VT; a brother, Thomas Allen and Marylou McDunnah of Rocky Hill; a sister, Lucinda Allen of Bloomfield; three grandchildren, Zachary, Andrew and Ashlyn; a nephew, Jesse Allen of Middletown; his mother-in-law, Frances Peirson of Bloomfield; two sisters-in-law, Gail Raichle, Gwen Kopp and her husband, Chas; a brother-in-law, Richard Peirson.
A memorial service will be held Friday (December 10) 10 a.m., at First Congregational Church, Granby, 219 North Granby Rd., Granby.
Burial with military honors will be in Mountain Burying Ground Cemetery, West Suffield.
His family will receive friends Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Ave. Windsor.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Cancer Society , 825 Brook St., Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3405.
To leave on-line condolences please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Hartford Courant on December 8, 2010
Morris E Allen (____ - 1953)
Janet E Waybright Allen (1917 - 2011)
Mountain Burying Ground
Created by: Martin Weybright
Record added: May 04, 2013
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