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Florence Allen Obituary

1919 - 2004
West Chester, PA.. Mrs. Florence M. Allen, 84, of West Chester, PA, former resident of Northfield, NH, died at The Hickman Home in West Chester on June 6, 2004.

She was born in Lynn, Mass. on June 7, 1919 the daughter of Ernest and Pearl (Minor) Purcell. Mrs. Allen was a graduate of The Tilton (NH) School in 1937. She moved to Denver, Col. in 1957 and resided there for 27 years. Mrs. Allen later returned to Northfield where she resided moving to West Chester in 2002.

Several years ago, she was employed at JJ Newberry and also Sulloway Hosiery Mill, both in Franklin, NH. She also worked at Ammon Industries in Manchester, NH. While in Denver, she worked at Serta Mattress Co. and McCullough Chainsaw Division of ML Foss Co.

Mrs. Allen was a former communicant of St. Mary of The Assumption Church in Tilton, NH and was the widow of Leonard W. Allen who died June 15, 2003.

Family members include a stepson, Bryson Allen of Wichita, Kansas, a stepdaughter, Virginia Schawacker of West Chester, PA, an aunt, Mary Minor of Laconia, NH, 4 step grandchildren and 6 step great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a brother, Ernest Purcell who died in 1998 and a sister, Dorothy Purcell who died in 1994.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday (June12, 04) at 10 am in St. Mary of The Assumption Church, Tilton, NH with burial following in St. John Cemetery, Tilton., Friends may visit at Paquette-Neun Funeral Home, 104 Park St., Northfield, NH from 9-9:30 am Saturday.

Donations in memory of Mrs. Allen may be made to St. Mary of The Assumption Church, 16 Chestnut St., Tilton, NH 03276.

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Published online on 6/8/2004.