Robert W. Allen Sr., 75, of Landing, N.J., died Tuesday at home. His wife of 57 years is the former Nancy Schmidt.
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Born and raised in Scranton, son of the late Gilbert Allen and Madelyn O'Hara, he attended South Scranton High School and lived in Landing for the past 49 years. Mr. Allen was a machinist and had worked for Cameron Machine Co., Dover, N.J., for 20 years and then for Somerset Technology for 10 years. He retired from General Industrial Diamond Co., Whippany, N.J., in 1996. He was a member of Roxbury Fire Company 2, the Roxbury Firemen's Exempt Association and the N.J. Firemen's Exempt Association.
Also surviving are two sons, Robert W. Jr., Mount Olive, N.J.; and Gary T., Long Valley, N.J.; and four grandchildren, Stephanie, Taylor, Bridget and Natalie.
The funeral will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Bermingham Funeral Home, 216 S. Main St., Wharton, N.J. Interment will follow at Pequest Union Cemetery, Great Meadows, N.J.
Visitation will be Friday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Offer condolences at www.berming hamfh.com.
Bermingham Funeral Home - Wharton
216 South Main Street Wharton, NJ 07885
Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 9, 2009