Dolores L. Allen
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Dolores L. Allen, 91, passed away, Friday, March 1, 2013, at Deaconess Hospital. She was born October 7, 1921, in Newburgh, to Roy and Victoria Gardner.
Dolores graduated from Newburgh High School in 1939; she then went on to graduate from St. Mary's School of Nursing. Dolores married her husband, Glenn Allen, and then moved to the Homeplace farm in 1946. She started volunteering for the American Red Cross during WWII and continued for over 60 years. Dolores had a long and successful nursing career, retiring from International Steel Corporation; and then the Warrick County School Corporation where she was a school nurse for 21 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Roy Gardner, and Robert Gardner.
Dolores is survived by her husband of 67 years, Glenn Allen; son, Ray Allen (Jann); daughter, Mary Lou Heisler (David); grandson, Neal Allen (Jenny); granddaughter, Jessica Arlinghaus (Nick); great-grandchildren, Ben, Caleb, Leah, Taylor; and brother, Charles "Charlie" Gardner (Jewell).
A funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Monday, March 4, 2013, at Epworth United Methodist Church, 4455 Epworth Rd, Newburgh, Rev. William Rasch will officiate and burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. Friends may visit 2 to 7 p.m., Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Simpson Chapel, 510 W Jennings St, Newburgh, Ind., (812) 853-8314. Additional visitation will be held 9 a.m. to service time Monday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Epworth United Methodist Church or the American Red Cross. Sympathy wishes to the family may be made at www.titzerfuneralhomes.com
Published in Courier Press on Mar. 2, 2013