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Joseph M Allen
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1936
Death: Feb. 22, 2005

Joseph M. Allen, 68, died Tuesday, February 22, 2005, at York Hospital. Joseph and his wife, Nancy M. (Smith) Allen, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary November 14, 2004. Viewings will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, with an 8:30 p.m. prayer service, at the John W. Keffer Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 902 Mt. Rose Ave., York, and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, 251 E. Main St., Dallastown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Charles Persing as celebrant. Mr. Allen was born August 1, 1936, in York, a son of the late Lawrence Jacob and Anna L. (Pohlman) Allen. He was a member of St. Joseph Church in Dallastown, the Knights of Columbus, and was a 1952 graduate of St. Leo Abbey Prep School in Florida. He was a founding member of Life's Beacon Foundation. He retired in 1984 as President of L.J. Allen Tire Company which was founded by Mr. Allen's father in 1919. He later continued to operate the T and J Allen Co. and the L.J. Allen Co. Mr. Allen had served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Allen is survived by five children: Michael J. Allen of York, Robert E. Allen of Harrisburg, Carol M. Turner of Spotsylvania, Va., Gy. Sgt. James A. Allen of Red Lion, and Daniel M. Allen of Felton; 10 grandchildren; three sisters, Miriam E. Allen, Dorothy M. Allen, and Theresa F. Hogan; and a brother, John H. Allen. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by a sister, Anne L. Mann; and three brothers, Robert L. Allen, Larry J. Allen, Jr., and Thomas E. Allen. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Life's Beacon Foundation, 506 N. George St., York, PA 17404; or to the Saint Vincent de Paul Society of St. Joseph Church, 251 E. Main St., Dallastown, PA 17313.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on February 24, 2005
Saint Josephs Cemetery
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: amy crowder
Record added: Oct 08, 2011
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Joseph M Allen
Added by: amy crowder
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