ALLEN, Donald L.
Town of Southport Resident: Was born July 14, 1935 in Elmira, the son of the late Hugh and Aleda (Holtzapple) Allen passed away on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Presbyterian University Hospital in NYC, NY at the age of 78. His infant daughter, Christina Allen; brother, Hugh Allen Jr.; sisters and brother-in-laws, Beverly and Al Oertel and Barbara and Jim Reidy; brother-in-law, Richard Bauer also preceded him in death. He is survived by his loving wife, Carole J. (Bauer) Allen; beloved children, Tim Allen, Tom and Carla Allen and Kellie and Matt Seeley all of Elmira, NY; grandchildren, Markas Allen, Sierra Keller, Savanna Seeley, Joe Allen and Ben Allen; great grandson, Makhi Allen; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Henry Slovak; sisters-in-law, Marilyn (Bauer) Pipher and Nancy Bauer; along with several loved nieces and nephews. For many years Donald worked at the former Remington Rand. He was the owner of Southport Used Cars and later ran Southport Used Furniture. He loved his dachshund Harley, Classic Cars, camping at Lake Bonin, playing cards and was an avid New York Yankees and NASCAR fan. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira/Southport, NY on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Friday, May 9 from 11:00 to 12:00 (noon). Funeral services honoring his life will follow the visitation at 12:00 (noon) Lay Pastor John P. Knapp will officiate. Memorial donations can be made to Chemung County Humane Society & SPCA, 2435 Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903 or to Food Bank Of The Southern Tier, 945 County Route 64, Elmira, NY 14903. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Donald's guestbook may be signed in obituaries at www.olthof.com
Published in Star-Gazette from May 6 to May 8, 2014