Evelyn T. Allen
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Evelyn T. Allen, 79, of Macungie, died August 22, 2011 in her home. She was the wife of Russell M. Allen for the past 58 years. Born in Princeton, NJ, she was a daughter of the late David P. and Helen (Catelli) Taglioli. Evelyn was employed as a Registered Nurse in several hospitals in NJ. She spent many years prior to retirement as a Certified Rehabilitation Nurse at the Good Shepherd Home and Rehabilitation Hospital working as Director of Nursing and then as Vice-President and Director of the Raker Center. She participated in an International Research study for the prevention of Breast Cancer. Evelyn was one of two Americans to take part in the People to People program in 1984 to help modernize medicine in China. She volunteered for various community service organizations. Survivors: Husband; sons, Darwin E. (wife JoAnn), David P. (wife Janine), Douglas R. (wife Kimberly) and Donald B. (wife Renalta); 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was predeceased by daughters, Jayne Parsley and Jill Denke. Services: Memorial, 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Main room at Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 17th & Hamilton Streets, Allentown. A calling hour to greet the family will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home. Contributions: Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, 850 S. 5th St., Allentown, PA 18103 (in memo put for the Raker Center in memory of Evelyn Allen).
Published in Morning Call on Aug. 23, 2011