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Lloyd C. Allen

July 7, 1927 ~ May 27, 2020 (age 92)

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ASHBURNHAM – Lloyd C. Allen, 93, of 35 Fairview Ave, died peacefully at home Wednesday, May 27, 2020, after a courageous battle with leukemia.


He was born in Boston on July 7, 1927, son of the late George H. and Rebecca (Richards) Allen and graduated from Mechanic Arts High School in Boston.  Lloyd had lived in Ashburnham for the last six years.  He previously lived in Dorchester, Quincy, Braintree and Fitchburg.


Lloyd worked as an engineer for 60 years for various Boston engineering firms.  A man of very strong Christian faith, Lloyd was a devoted member of Fort Square Church of Quincy and Peoples Church in Ashburnham.  During World War Two, Lloyd proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy.  His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family and he also enjoyed baseball, drawing, fishing, canoeing and following the Boston area sports teams, including the Boston Red Sox.  He had also authored a couple of books.


He leaves his wife of 70 years, Isabell (Beaton) Allen; five children, Jane Allen and partner Tom Vecchione of Quincy, Lloyd Allen of Pompano Beach, FL, Donna Carrera and husband Eric of Milton, Nancy Gavaza and husband Dave of Marshfield and Dan Allen and wife Christy of Ashburnham; grandchildren, Jen and Jeff, Jessica, Rebecca, Rachel, Eliza and Dustin, Suzanne, Jonathan, Matt and Makayla, Peter, Bella, Caleb; great grandchildren, Lola, Zia and Madeleine.  He also leaves a sister, Eva Lewis of Stoughton, Pauline Underhay of PEI, Canada, as well as nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a brother, George Allen, sisters, Muriel MacDonald, Mary Moynihan, Mildred Eagles.


Private funeral services will be held in Peoples Church, 56 Main St., Ashburnham.  Burial will be in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.


Memorial donations may be made to Peoples Church, 56 Main St., Ashburnham, MA 01430.


Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.


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