|Birth: ||Sep. 28, 1931|
|Death: ||Jul. 4, 2005|
CHICOPEE - Marilyn B. (Mason) Allen, 73, a resident of Chicopee for more than 40 years, died Monday at her home. Born in Ludlow, September 28, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Walter D. and Grace (Marquardt) Mason and had been a resident of Granby prior to coming to Chicopee . With her, family always came first, but she had the distinction of a quality homemaker due to her organizational skills and an accomplished gardener in which she took much pride. Preceding her in death were her husband of 50 years, Elmer A. Allen (September 18, 2000); a daughter, Darlene L. Riopelle (1986); a brother, Donald Mason (2001); and a sister, Violet Bruce (2004). Marilyn is survived by a son, Steven C. Allen and his wife Linda of Indian Orchard; 2 daughters, Sharon A. Brown and her husband Scott of Ladson, SC and Diane M. Boisvert and her husband Jay of Indian Orchard; 2 brothers, Robert Mason and his wife Marion of Granby and Melvin Mason of Uncasville, CT; a sister, Grace Wherling and her husband Don of Stonington, CT; and a sister-in-law, Vera Jerold of Chicopee . She also leaves 5 grandchildren, Stacey Valliere, Carrie Wilson, Al Riopelle and Christina and Todd Brown; 3 great-grandchildren, James and Nathan Wilson, and Andrew Riopelle; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Corridan Funeral Home, 333 Springfield St., Chicopee followed by burial in Fairview Cemetery . Calling hours are on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Baystate VNA/Hospice, 50 Maple St., PO Box 9058, Springfield 01102-9058.
Elmer A Allen (____ - 2000)
Darlene L. Allen Riopelle (1952 - 1986)*
Created by: Angie Robinson
Record added: Dec 22, 2010
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