John E. Allen, age 73 of Newtown died May 14, 2011 in Danbury Hospital. He was born in Norwalk March 5, 1938 a son of the late Myer C. and Mildred F. (Kriewald) Allen. John was raised in Westport. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps
. For 25 years, John was employed by the Town of Newtown Highway Department until his retirement. He was a member of the Connecticut Yankee Chapter Truck Club. John is survived by his son, John C. Allen of Newtown; a grandson, John Allen of Waterbury; a step-son, James Tucciarone and his wife, Lisa of Attleboro, Mass.; a step-daughter, Diane Kamerzall and her husband Jim of Daytona, Fla.; four sisters, Jeanne Fowler of Willington, Joyce Fraser of Woodbury, Bernice Camp of Lake Helen, Fla. and Cheryl Infante of Danbury. Predeceased by two brothers, James and Robert of Vermont. A Graveside Service will be held Monday May 23rd at 12:00noon at the Newtown Village Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday May 22 from 2 to 5 pm in the Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street, Newtown.