|Birth: ||Sep. 27, 1949|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 2010|
Theresa L. "Terry" Allen, 61, of 103 Howard Street, Pittsfield, died Thursday, October 21, 2010 at Parkview Speciality Hospital in Springfield, where she had been a patient since April 2.
Born in Pittsfield on September 27, 1949, a daughter of Alfred L. and Matilda R. Larrivee Thibodeau, she was a 1968 graduate of Pittsfield High School and a 1969 graduate of the St. Luke School of Nursing.
A Licensed Practical Nurse by profession, Mrs. Allen was employed by Berkshire Medical Center from 1977 to 2004, where she held various positions including Tumor Registrar and Transcription Disseminator. From 2007 until 2009, she was a personal home attendant for Home Instead Senior Care.
Mrs. Allen had been a communicant of St. Teresa Church. She enjoyed crafting, cake baking, decorating her home, shopping, and camping. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandson. In 1996, she underwent a kidney transplant donated by her son-in-law, Horace.
Mrs. Allen leaves her husband, Clifford S. "Buddy" Allen, whom she married on April 18, 1970 in Notre Dame Church. Besides her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Tina M. Brazie and her husband, Horace A. Brazie, Jr., of Richmond, and her grandson, Brandon M. Brazie; three sisters, Shirley A. Cole and her husband, John, of Dalton, Carol J. Gerhardt of Pittsfield, and Joan V. Drysgola and her husband, Ronald, of Pittsfield; a sister-in-law, Marian E. Marsceill of Pittsfield; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles, and several great-nieces and nephews; as well as her best friend, her dog, "Molly".
Funeral Services for Theresa L. "Terry" Allen will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2010, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mark Church celebrated by Rev. John C. Salatino, Pastor.
Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at DERY FUNERAL HOME.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on October 24, 2010.
Christopher Michael Allen (1975 - 1975)*
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Plot: Section 11 Lot 74
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Oct 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60569254