William Howard Allen, age 76, of Milford, beloved husband of the late Beverly Ann Bartley Allen, passed away Wednesday July 11, 2012 at West River Health Care.
He was born on December 15, 1935 in Stratford to the late Harold and Mildred Graham Allen.
William proudly worked and served in the Army Reserve and Connecticut National Guard over 35 years in various duties.
He was an avid N.Y. Giants and UCONN Women’s basketball fan.
He is survived by his two daughters Stacie (Bill) Reed and Natalee (Rob) Petrie both of Milford, sisters Jean Brown of PA., Doris Gatchell of ME., Marian Marenna of Milford., and Ruth Steinbach of WI., a brother Raymond Allen of Milford., five grandchildren William B. Allen Jr., Breanna and Adam Richardson, Heather and Jaret Petrie also survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents he was predeceased by a son William Bartley Allen Sr. and brother Edward Allen.
Calling hours are Sunday July 15th from 2 to 6pm at the Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 Broad St., Milford. Funeral home service will be held Monday at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in Kings Highway Cemetery Milford.
Donations may be made in his name to the American Diabetes Assoc., 2080 Silas Deane Hwy 2nd Floor Rocky Hill, CT. 06067.
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