Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Richard J. Allen

Belmont, NY - Richard J. Allen, 92, of 122 Greenwich Street, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Highland Park Healthcare Center. He was born on January 30, 1925, in Buffalo the son of William D. and Marguerite (Denison) Allen. On June 21, 1947 he married Marie Doner who predeceased him in 1977.

Richard was raised on a farm in Whitesville and was a graduate of Whitesville Central High School. He was employed as a truck driver for the former Scoville Brown Company in Wellsville and later for Genesee Valley Nurseries, Inc. in Belmont. He was an active social member of the American Legion Post 808 in Belmont. He had a good sense of humor, and enjoyed telling stories of the old days, working on his garden, and hunting.                                     

He is survived by a daughter, Donna Baker of Belmont, a granddaughter, Michelle (David) Francisco of Belmont, a grandson, Kevin Baker of Belmont, several great grandchildren, two brothers, William (Shirley) Allen of Whitesville and Ronald (Carol) Allen of Wellsville, three sisters, Arlouine Seeley of Belmont, Phyllis (Bruce) Greene of Portville, and Sandra (James) Fitzpatrick of Whitesville, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased in addition to his wife, by a sister, Rachel Lewis, and a son-in-law, Willis Baker.

Friends are invited to a graveside funeral service on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Forest Hills Cemetery of Belmont with Rev. John Francisco presiding. There will be no prior visitation. Please consider memorial donations to the Amity Rescue Squad. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.

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