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.