GOFFSTOWN - Betty J. Allen, 86, of Goffstown, formerly of Royal Oak, Deckerville and Sandusky, Mich., passed away on May 4, 2014, at the Hillsborough County Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.She was born on Aug. 13, 1927, in Royal Oak, Mich., to James A. and Nellie (Colter) Hurley. She was married for 57 years to the late Donald H. Allen.She worked as a receptionist for Drs. Reuter and Guerrero in Deckerville, and lastly was a greeter at Kmart. She loved playing bingo, shopping and trips to casinos.Including her husband, Mrs. Allen was predeceased by her seven siblings. She leaves behind four children: Nancy Allen and partner Deb Allen of Goffstown, Barbara DeNutte and her husband, Peter, of Manchester, Jim Allen and his husband, Tom Manning, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mary Lou O'Mara of Sylvania, Ohio, a sister-in-law, Charlotte Hurley, four grandchildren: Kristin Gardner and her husband, Tony, of Sylvania, Ohio, Patrick O'Mara and his wife, Katie, of Spotsylvania, Va., Megan DeNutte of Laconia, Tyler DeNutte of Manchester, three great-grandchildren: Lance and Taylor Gardner, Harper O'Mara, and several nieces and nephews.
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SERVICES: A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Durning, Bykowski & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Go to www.durningbykowskiandyoung.com to sign an online register.
Durning, Bykowski & Young Funeral Home, Inc.
285 Manchester Street Manchester, NH 03103-5210
Published in Union Leader on May 8, 2014