Patrick M. Allen

Patrick Michael Allen

NEWARK: Graveside funeral services for Patrick Michael Allen, 72, of Newark will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, May 28, 2013 with Deacon Robert Ghiloni officiating.

Patrick, a lifelong parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, died at his home in Newark on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. He was born in Newark on November 11, 1940 to the late John William and Mary (Diebold) Allen.

Patrick was a 1958 graduate of St. Francis de Sales High School. He took over his father's business, Buckeye Oil Co., merging with Englefield Oil Co. in 1979. Patrick continued to work as the Division Manager for 25 years.

He enjoyed boating and was a former member of the Newark Jaycees, the Knights of Columbus, Newark Elks and Newark Eagles, as well as the Ohio Petroleum Marketers Association.

Patrick is survived by his sons and daughters-in law, John Paul and Denise Spring; and Stephen and Gail Spring; his daughter and son-in-law Andrea and Chase McInturff, all of Newark; grandchildren, Catey (Eric) Wohlford, Nichole (Kevin) Williams, Colson and Brinley McInturff; his great-grandchildren, Emma and Elliana; and his cousin Norton Markham of Austin, Texas.

In addition to his parents, Patrick was preceded in death by his sister Helena A. Bebout.

The family requests that memorials be made to Licking County Humane Society, 825 Thornwood Dr., Heath, OH 43056; or the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, Office of Medical Center Development, P.O. Box 183112, 660 Ackerman Rd., Columbus, OH 43218-3112

REED-EGAN FUNERAL HOME, 141 Green Wave Drive, Newark, is assisting the family with arrangements. To share your memory of Patrick or leave a condolence for the family, please visit


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Reed-Egan Funeral Home - Newark
141 Green Wave Dr Newark, OH 43055
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Published in the Advocate on May 23, 2013