|Birth: ||Apr. 20, 1926|
New York, USA
|Death: ||May 3, 2012|
Anne Marie (Stack) Allen, age 86, formerly of Lewiston, died on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at her home in Florida, while under the loving care of her family and Hospice of Palm Beach County.
Anne was born April 20, 1926 in Niagara Falls, NY, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Brew) Stack. She was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School and met her future husband, Charles Ethan Allen, while they attended Kelly Business School. They were married on September 11, 1948 at St. Theresa's RC Church in Niagara Falls, and together they raised five children. Charles predeceased her in 1999. In her later years, Anne worked at several retail positions: Jenss, Jay's Drug Store, and most recently, at DiCamillo's Bakery.
She was a member of St. Peter's RC Church in Lewiston and always active in her community. Anne volunteered as a "Gray Lady" at Mount St. Mary's Hospital and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Upper Mountain Volunteer Fire Co. She was active with the Lewiston Kiwanis Club and their Peach Festival Peach Queen Contest. She had a great love of reading, nature and animals.
Anne is survived by her children, Sean (Mary) Allen of Laura, OH, Kevin (Lyn) Allen of Palatine, IL, Nancy A. (David) Crown of Ridgeway, Ontario, Canada, Kathleen A. (John) Dowd of Lake Worth, FL, and Carol A. (Joseph) Dowe of Mebane, NC; her grandchildren, Keenan and Erin Dowd, Justin and Shannon Crown, Conor, Ryan, Patrick and Laura Allen; two great-grandchildren, Mary Allen and Bethany Dowd; a brother, Thomas Stack of Las Cruces, NM; a sister, Mildred Stack Southwood of Niagara Falls, NY; and her special cat, "Riley". The family also wishes to honor the memory of Jim Solberg. Anne and Jim met several years ago in Florida and were a close and supporting companions. Sadly, Jim died April 4, 2012 from complications from surgery. The family believes that Anne died in part from a broken heart, having lost the two most important men in her life.
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Roanho
Record added: May 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89620763
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