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Raymond Lawrence Allen

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ALLEN, RAYMOND LAWRENCE Raymond Lawrence Allen, formerly of Madison, died peacefully on November 25, 2010 at the Apple-Rehab Saybrook after a long illness. Born in New Haven on September 5, 1925, son of the late Raymond and Olive (Brockway) Allen. He served his country in the U.S. Army as an MP in WWII and served as a supernumerary on the Madison Police Department for 15 years. Ray retired in 1988 after 15 years with the Madison Public School System in the maintenance department. Ray left high school to service his country in the US Army as an MP in WWII, and received his high school diploma in a special ceremony with the class of 2008. He is predeceased by his wife Alma (Vanderhoff, Kyttle) Allen, brothers Merritt Newton Allen and William Ellsworth Allen both of Madison. He is survived by his stepson Charles Kyttle; his grandchildren, Jennifer, Corey, Christopher, and Trace Kyttle; his great-grandson Trey; and his nephews Jeffrey and Kent Allen. A special thank you to the wonderful staff at Apple-Rehab Saybrook for the compassion, love and support they gave to Ray. Also, a special thank you to the support from Beacon Hospice. A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Apple-Rehab Saybrook Recreation Department, 1775 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT 06475 or the Madison Congregational Church, 26 Meetinghouse Ln., Madison, CT 06443. Arrangements in care of the Guilford Funeral Home, 115 Church St., Guilford. For more information or to send an online condolence for the family, please visit www.GuilfordFuneralHome.com

Published in New Haven Register on Nov. 27, 2010
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