Barbara Jean (Kohl) Allen April 13, 1947-Nov. 22, 2012 Barbara Jean Allen, Beloved wife of George, cherished mother of John and Nicole adored by her grandchildren Victoria and Charles, passed away on Thanksgiving peacefully at home after a short battle with lung cancer. Born in San Francisco, completed school there, and then proceeded to work for Bank of America for a 20 year career. After her family moved to Novato a new era started for Barbara. Married to George Allen on November 22, 1980, they had two wonderful children and she followed them through K - 12, working at those schools to be near them to provide guidance. Barbara dearly loved her job as a Campus Supervisor at San Marin high school where her children graduated and where she remained dedicated to the job for many years after. A loving wife and mother, she will remain in our hearts forever. A Memorial Celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, December 5, at 11:00 AM at: Saint Anthony's of Padua, 1000 Cambridge Street, Novato, CA 94947. Donations can be made to: Hospice by the Bay, 17 E. Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Larkspur, CA 94939 or Saint Anthony of Padua, 1000 Cambridge Street, Novato, CA 94947.
Published in Marin Independent Journal from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, 2012