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 Eugene Russell “Mooney” Allison

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Eugene Russell “Mooney” Allison

  • Birth 29 Jun 1924
  • Death 3 Nov 1997
  • Burial Glen Rock, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 9693917


York Daily Record

Eugene R. Allison

GLEN ROCK - Eugene R. "Mooney" Allison, 73, of Glen Rock, died at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Shrewsbury Lutheran Retirement Village, after a long illness. He was the husband of Gladys E. (Gladfelter) Allison, who also died Monday at the home. The couple observed their 51st wedding anniversary Aug. 3.
The service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church, Hanover and Water streets, Glen Rock. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Viewing will be 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church. The Geiple Funeral Home Inc., 53 Main St., Glen Rock, is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Allison was born June 29, 1924, in Glen Rock. He was the son of the late Clair R. and Elsie M. (Meckley) Allison.
He was a cabinetmaker for the former Glen Traditional Furniture Co. in Glen Rock, retiring in 1986. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, serving in China, Burma and India. He was a pitcher for baseball teams in Glen Rock, New Freedom, Felton, Dillsburg and Idaville, Adams County, during the 1940s and 1950s. In 1947, he signed a Class C contract with the Gloversville, N.Y., team of the Canadian-American League. In 1950, he signed a Triple A contract with the St. Louis Browns and was optioned to the Wichita, Kan., Class A Western League. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7046 in Stewartstown, Glen Rock Athletic Association and Glen Rock Hose and Ladder Fire Company.
Mr. Allison is survived by two sons, Jerry L. Allison of Dallastown and Jack L. Allison of New Freedom; five grandsons; a great-grandson; and two brothers, Robert L. Allison of Glen Rock and Kenneth E. Allison of Glen Rock RR 1. Mr. Allison was preceded in death by a son, Christie L. Allison.
Officiating at the service will be his pastor, the Rev. Hugo Schroeder III.


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  • Created by: BARRY MILLER
  • Added: 23 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9693917
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eugene Russell “Mooney” Allison (29 Jun 1924–3 Nov 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9693917, citing Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Glen Rock, York County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by BARRY MILLER (contributor 42060820) .