John Whitlock ALLEN

ALLEN, John Whitlock

Mr. John Whitlock Allen, 83, died April 19, 2013 at VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach, FL. Mr. Allen was born in Hazardville, CT and lived in Vero Beach for 10 years coming from Chatham, MA. He attended Boston University Law School, Boston, MA, where he earned his Juris Doctorate and the American International College, Springfield, MA. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Allen worked for Liberty Mutual Life Insurance Co. for 36 years and retired as a Vice President and General Attorney in 1995. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Marilyn Allen of Vero Beach, FL; son, John W. Allen, Jr. of Malibu, CA; granddaughter, Victoria Allen Simpson of Wellesley, MA; and sister, Marjorie Allen Avery of Hazardville, CT. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his daughter, Barbara Allen Simpson and brother, Edward Allen.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960 in memory of Mr. Allen. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Hazardville, CT. Arrangements are by Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach, FL. A guest book is available at

Funeral Home

Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory
916 17th Street  Vero Beach, FL 32960
(772) 562-2325

Published in The Hartford Courant on May 1, 2013