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Robert Francis Allen


Robert Francis  Allen

Robert Francis Allen

Nov. 28, 1931 – April 13, 2018



Passed away Friday, April 13th, 2018 Robert Francis Allen in the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age 86. Robert lived a full and happy life. His greatest joy came from spending time with his family and friends. He treasured the time he spent at his cabin where he could nurture his garden, enjoy the outdoors and share his love for music. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 62 years Melica (nee: Howell), children Gail Allen, Corner Brook, Louise Burns (Clarence), Moncton, NB, Beverley Allen (Harold), Chatham, ON; grandchildren Cory Hann (Tara), Harriston, ON, James Strowbridge (Shawna) Halifax, NS, Tara Jones (Jon) London, ON; great grandchildren Cody, Jordan, Tanner, Brayden, Blake, Jacob, Anthony, Dawn; sisters-in-law Meta Allen- Hynes, Josephine Howell and Ida Howell, as well numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents: George & Martha (Vardy) Allen; brothers: James, Roy, Herbert, Arthur; sisters: Bessie, Mariah, Myrtle, Olive and Nelllie; mother and father-in-law William & Martha (Tiller) Howell, brothers-in-law: Ervin & Wellmore Howell, sister-in-law Marian Ogan. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home 218 Curling Street Saturday and Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, April 16th at 2:00 pm from St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Curling Street with Archdeacon Ed King officiating followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Mazol Shriners. The family guestbook maybe signed by visiting

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Service Date
Monday, April 16, 2018
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
St. Mary's Anglican Church

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 and 7-9pm
Visitation Location
Fillatre's Funeral Home 218 Curling Street

Burial Date
April 16, 2018
Burial Time
following funeral service
Burial Location
Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel

Requested Charity
Mazol Shriners 530 topsail Road PO Box 2385 St. John's NL A1C 6E7