Arnold J. Allen, 85, of Wellsboro, died on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012.
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He was born on Jan. 8, 1927, in Wellsboro, a son of the late Emery and Florence (Rarick) Allen. Arnold was the husband of the late Jean Marie (Louden) Allen.
He was retired from Ingersol Rand and enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Mark Allen of Wellsboro, Shawn and Rene Allen of Mansfield; five daughters and sons-in-law, Bonnie and Barry Heatley of Craig, Alaska, Diane and Vern Borden of Wellsboro, Carol Borden of Blossburg, Sue and Jim Mcdonald of Matlacha, Fla., Lisa Allen of Morris; eight grandchildren and many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arnold was predeceased by a son, Edward Allen and two brothers, Ivan Allen and Arvine Allen.
Friends may call on Wednesday, Dec. 26, from 10 a.m., to noon at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro. Funeral services will follow at noon with the Rev. Darwin "Tink" Cranmer officiating. Interment will be in the Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Mansfield. www.carletonfh.com.
Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from Dec. 24 to Dec. 31, 2012