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ALLEN-KANARIS, Victoria A. "Vikki" 71, of Westfield, MA, and Palm Harbor, FL passed away at home Sunday, July 19, 2020. Born in Bronxville, NY October 27, 1948, the daughter of the late Jean and Doris (Kirgin) Allen, she was raised in New York, attended local schools, and was a graduate of Cold Spring Harbor High School. Her career consisted of several stops, however, most recently she worked in Client Services for Edward Jones. Victoria was a passionate advocate for both animals and the environment. She was an especially talented artist with an unmatched approach to interior and garden design that could rival any magazine spread. She is cherished by friends, family, and community who will always remember her for her one-of-a-kind style, generosity, and welcoming nature. She is survived by her sons, Peter Kanaris of Spring Hill along with his wife Melissa and son Gavin, Gene W. Kanaris of Palm Harbor FL and his wife Nicholle, as well as her stepchildren, Anthony M. Kanaris of Spring Hill, FL and his wife Laura, Mitchell Kanaris of Clemson, SC and his wife Debbie, Melissa Jacobs of Melville, NY and her husband Steven; her sister, Valerie Vassos and her husband George with whom she resided and her brother, Jonathon W. Allen of Midway, UT and his wife Jacqueline. Local services will be private and at the convenience of the family. The family has created a permanent interactive website for Victoria's memorial at Donations in Victoria's memory may be made to Suncoast Animal League of Palm Harbor, FL, Hayes-Huling & Carmon Funeral Home of Granby, CT has care of the arrangements. For condolences please visit:

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Published in Tampa Bay Times from Aug. 2 to Aug. 4, 2020.
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August 4, 2020
No one can prepare you for a loss; it comes like a swift wind. However, take comfort in knowing God is with you and your family lean on him in your time of need. Please accept my most heartfelt condolences.
Simone Taylor
August 4, 2020
August 4, 2020
My deepest sympathy to the (Allen) Kanaris Families for the loss of your loved one, Victoria, "Vikki", and pray God gives you comfort, peace and strength.
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