John A. Allen Jr.

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John A. Allen Jr., 82, DuBois, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born July 29, 1932, he was the son of the late John A. Allen Sr. and Christine E. Graham Allen. John married Betty J. Sellers on Aug. 30, 1957, in Winchester, Va. She survives.
John attended Sandy High School and later retired from McDowell Manufacturing where he worked as a lathe operator.
He was Protestant by faith and was a veteran of the Korean War. John enjoyed watching NASCAR and baseball.
John is survived by three children: John (Kathy) Allen and Dave Allen, all of DuBois, and Steve (Chrissy) Allen of Brockway; 11 grandchildren: Jim Harmon, Lori (Tom) Ward, Tina (Daniel) White, David Allen, Joshua (Sarah) Allen, Jeremy Allen, Alexis Allen, Dominique Snyder, Jessica and Michael Wilmoth and Sean Lechiara; a great-grandson, Travis Andrew White; a sister, Jeannie Knowles of Ohio, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Harmon; and a son, Thomas Scott Allen.
Family and friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, May 14, and from 9-11 a.m. Friday, May 15, at the Adamson Funeral Chapel Inc. in DuBois. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Ken Sherwood officiating. Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the DuBois Nursing Home, 212 S. 8th St., DuBois, PA 15801.
Online condolences may be made at www.adamsonfuneral.com.
Published in The Courier Express from May 11 to May 13, 2015
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