Jan 11, 2033 – Mar 26, 2009
Donald Bruce Allen, 76, of Bumpass, Virginia, formerly of, Salem, NH, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2009, at McGuires Veterans Hospital, Louisa, Virginia.
He is preceded in death by his parents: Raymond Winslow Allen & Helen Bremmer, one brother: Raymond Allen.
Survivors include his wife: Christine Tina Dodge Allen, his children: Scott & Wife Coleen Allen, Troy, VA; Glen Allen, Newport News, VA; Wayne & wife Nancy, Cranberry Township, PA; Donna & husband Gary Kangas, Hubbardstown, MA; Deborah Allen, Sarasota, FL; Brenda & husband Jay Hoffman, Hudson, NH; grandchildren: Dena Hoffman, Zachariah Bye, Kosmos Bye, Nicholas Allen, Wesley, Rebecca & Christina Allen, Dawn, Rachel, Heather, Jesse and Tammy Kangas, Ashley Crow, Michael Howard, Dana Radde, Christopher, April, and Matthew Sadler; several great- grandchildren; brothers: David Allen, Fair Oak, CA; James Allen & Patricia Curtin, Stoneham, MA; one sister: Patricia Allen, Hanover, PA.
Mr. Allen was retired from Hewlett- Packard, as a computer Technologist, and had a special interest in Herbology. He served in the United States Army, during the Korean War. And was a member of various Millitary Organizations: Lifetime Member of the Am- Vets, American Legion, and was the chaplain of the Louisa Chapter of the American Legion Post # 116, and served previousle as Chaplain of the Salem, NH American Legion.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to American Legion Post 116 Building Fund
Mineral, Virginia 23117; Louisa County Foster Care Program, c/o Chris Dulaney, Department of Social Services, Box 425, Louisa, Virginia 23093 or Mineral United Methodist Church, PO Box 276, Mineral, VA 23117.
A memorial service was held, Monday, March 30, 2009, at Louisa United Methodist Church, Pastor Terri Hoffman conducted the service.
Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa, was in charge of the arrangements.
Online guestbook available at www.woodwardfuneral.com
Our condolences to you all. We loved Uncle Don very much. We will miss him also. Much Love and sympathy. Tommy
Tina, It is with a heavy heart that I hear of Uncle Donald`s passing. May God`s love comfort you in your hour of need. Rest in peace Uncle Donald.
Grandpa,Love you so very much and you will always be with me. :
Well Don, today is our anniversary; Happy 9th wedding anniversary. I`ve felt your nearness throughout the day. Our Lucky has been quite a comfort to me in the past few weeks. You will always be the wind beneath my wings.”Love always………….Tina xoxoxo”
We will always remember Don`s warmth and good humor and his dedication to his little foster children. He will be missed….
Tina, I`m so sorry I got this so late.Please let us hear from you soon. Prayiny for you and your family. Love you.