|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1929|
New Castle County
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 2011|
Florence Allen, 81, of Aston, died Saturday, March 12 at home.
She was born in Wilmington, Del., to John and Mary Mele Collins. She was reared and educated in Upland, where she was a graduate of Chester High School. She was a longtime employee of the Ship and Shore Company and also worked as an office manager for the L&L Special Furnace Company.
Florence served as a Girl Scout leader for Troop 542 in Upland, Pa., for many years. She enjoyed spending time at her beach house in Maryland. She also enjoyed reading and knitting. What she enjoyed most, however, was time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Stirl Allen in 1993; daughter, Noreen Allen Armour in 2003; brother, Michael Collins and sister, Jane Collins Rismiller.
Survivors: She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Jerry Kester Jr. of Aston; 6 Grandchildren, MJ Armour Gilbert, Brian Kester, Leon Armour, Matthew Kester, Holly Armour Crist and Kim Kester Stalker; 9 great-grandchildren.
Service: Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 16 in Our Lady of Charity Church in Brookhaven, Pa.
Visitation: Friends and Family may call from 8:30-10 a.m. Wednesday at the Joseph A. Ward Funeral Home 1459 Market St. Linwood, Pa.
Entombment: Will follow in Lawn Croft Cemetery.
Contributions: Donations in her name can be made to the Arthritis Foundation .
Online Condolences: Jwardfuneralhome.com. Published in The Daily Times on March 14, 2011
Name: Florence A. Allen
State of Issue: Pennsylvania
Date of Birth: Friday October 18, 1929
Date of Death: Saturday March 12, 2011
Est. Age at Death: 81 years, 4 months, 22 days
Lawn Croft Cemetery
Created by: Debbie
Record added: Mar 13, 2011
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