John A. Allen
1940 - 2021
BORN
1940
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc
201 N. First St
Jeannette, PA
John A. Allen, 80, of Grovetown, Ga., formerly of Jeannette, died Monday, July 19, 2021, at home. He was born Oct. 13, 1940, in Greensburg, a son of the late John W. and Elizabeth (Ernette) Allen. He relocated to Georgia last year to spend more time with his grandchildren. He retired from Diamond Pharmacy Services, in Indiana, where he worked as a pharmacist after having worked at multiple local pharmacies over the years. John served as a pharmacist in the Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion Post 344, Grandview Volunteer Fire Department, the Jeannette Historical Society and a former member of the BPOE. He was a member of St. Paul's Church, in Greensburg. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen (Lapina) Allen, two sons, Michael Allen and his wife, Jennifer Allen, of Evans, Ga., and Matthew Allen and his wife, Lindsay Mauck, of Philadelphia, three grandchildren, Olivia Allen, Michael Bennett Allen and John Wesley Allen, and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME INC., 201 N. First St., Jeannette. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Paul's Church, 820 Carbon Road, Greensburg. Interment with military rites will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Jeannette Historical Society or the American Cancer Society. To send online condolences, visit www.mason-gelder.com.
Published by Tribune Review from Jul. 24 to Jul. 25, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jul
24
Visitation
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc
201 N. First St P O Box 140, Jeannette, PA
Jul
24
Visitation
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc
201 N. First St P O Box 140, Jeannette, PA
Jul
26
Funeral Mass
10:00a.m.
St. Paul's Church
820 Carbon Road, Greensburg, PA
Jul
27
Interment
2:00p.m.
National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
PA
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6 Entries
Kathleen, I am so sorry to hear of John's death. May God give you and your family strength and peace at this most difficult time. Donna Loughner
Donna Loughner
July 26, 2021
Thoughts and prayers are with the family. John was a great guy. Loved working with him.
Tammy Nicholson
Work
July 25, 2021
Our deepest sympathy and prayers to your family at this most difficult time.
Russ & Lisa Matt
July 25, 2021
John was a fantastic person and Pharmacist. So glad I had the opportunity to work with him! My condolences to his family for their loss.
Kim Stiffler
Work
July 25, 2021
John Allen was one of the nicest man that I have ever worked with. He was very dedicated to his job. He would educate you as well as show you how to do your job. I can´t say enough about him. He was just a wonderful person.
Sandy Bell
Work
July 24, 2021
So sorry for your loss. John was a wonderful person. Prayers to you
Donna Lutz
Friend
July 24, 2021
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