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Dorothy F. ALLEN

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Dorothy F. ALLEN Obituary

Dorothy F. Allen

TOVEY, IL - Dorothy F. Allen, 79, passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at her home in Tovey, Ill., surrounded by her family.

Dorothy was born Nov. 3, 1934, in Tovey, Ill., a daughter of Joseph and Mary (Cavatorta) Lisse. She was a 1952 graduate of South Fork High School in Kincaid, Ill., and a member of St. Rita's Catholic Church in Kincaid. Dorothy married Dwayne Allen on Dec. 7, 1975, in Kincaid, Ill., and retired from Fiat-Allis in Springfield, Ill., after 30 years of employment.

Surviving Dorothy are her husband, Dwayne Allen of Tovey, Ill.; daughter, Gayla A. (Bill) Ferry of Virden, Ill.; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; her Aunt Marie Cavatorta of Tovey, Ill.; and several cousins.

Preceding in death were Dorothy's parents.

Prayer service will be at 4:45 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Masterson Funeral Home in Kincaid, Ill., with visitation to follow from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at St. Rita's Church in Kincaid, Ill., with Father Mariadas Chatla officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, Ill.

Memorials may be made to: St. Rita's Church.

Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home in Auburn, Ill., is in charge of arrangements. To leave a comment for the family, please visit online at


Published in The State Journal-Register from Sept. 2 to Sept. 3, 2014
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