Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Charles Joseph Allen
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 8, 1935
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 2010, USA


Charles Joseph Allen, 75, of Matawan, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, at home. Born Jan. 8, 1935 in Passiac, he spent his childhood in Kearny. He attended Queen of Peace High School in North Arlington. He served the Marine Corps during the Korean War, and was a very proud veteran. Returning home, he married the love of his life, and resided in Hazlet, Middletown, and Toms River. Charley worked for Sun Oil Corp, American Cyanimide, General Cable, and Central Concrete as a truck driver. He was an avid Giants fan, loved tinkering with computers, and friend to all who knew him.
He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Joan Ferguson Allen. Charles is survived by his four children, Barbara Thornberry and husband Bill, Charles E. Allen and his wife Christine, Cindy Wolf and husband Bruce, and Denise Wilson and husband Bill. Charles's great joy were his grandchildren, Stephen, and wife Michelle, Gregory and Katelyn Thornberry, Matthew Allen, Alan and Tim Wolf, and Andrew and Ryan Wilson.
As per his wishes, services will be private. Memorial donations in his name can be made to Semper Fi Fund for wounded Marine Corps veterans and their families. Address as follows: Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd., Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057. Online:

Published in Asbury Park Press on August 19, 2010 
Created by: af
Record added: Oct 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60400546

- The Jeans
 Added: Oct. 21, 2010
- af
 Added: Oct. 21, 2010

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service