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ALLEN, MR. WILLIAM J.; age 77; of Greensboro, NC; died Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Wesley Long Hospital. A Memorial Mass will be held Monday, 10 a.m., at St. Pius X Catholic Church by Monsignor Anthony Marcaccio. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium. William was born August 7, 1935 in Kansas City, MO, the son of Thomas and Irene Farrell Allen. William was a 1983 graduate of the University of Detroit. He was the general foreman at General Motors in Kansas City, MO and was plant manager and maintenance superintendent at BASF as well as a contract negotiator throughout his career. William was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church where he was active in the building committee and was also in the Knights of Columbus. He was an avid golfer at the West Shore Golf and Country Club in Grosse Ile, MI and was the former club president at the Cardinal Country Club. In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret A. Allen. Surviving are his children, David Allen and wife, Lisa of Dallas, TX, Kathleen Allen of Greensboro, NC, and Michael Allen and wife, Katie of Bloomington, IL; brother, James Allen of Overland Park, KS; five grandchildren. Friends will be received Sunday, 6 to 8 p.m., at Hanes-Lineberry N. Elm Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to, St. Pius X Catholic Church Building Fund, 2200 N. Elm St., Greensboro, NC 27408. Online condolences may be made at
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Published in Heritage on May 17, 2013
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