Sharada J. Allen
NEWARK: A funeral service for Sharada J. Allen, 83, of Newark, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday at Water's Edge Assembly of God, with Charlie Mason officiating. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.
Mrs. Allen, a teacher of basic skills for Pemberton Twp. Schools, passed away September 18, 2013, at her residence. She was born October 24, 1929, in Washington, New Jersey, to the late Harvey and Mary (Young) Groff.
She was a US Army
Veteran. She was an avid reader and enjoyed crafts and sewing.
She is survived by her sons, Robert Earl (Pamela) Howard, Jr., Richard Euness Howard, and Rouark Erik (Margaret) Howard all of NJ; daughters, Thalia Patricia Shoemaker of Newark and Robyn Joy (Stanley) Nowicki of NJ; sister, Charmayne (Fred) Buehler of VA; 5 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Philip Arthur Allen, and sister, Thalia; brother, Harvey Groff, Jr. of NJ, and sister-in-law, Betty Jean.
Friends may call from 12 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058-0430.
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