Florence L. Allen
"beloved mother and grandmother"
SHINGLEHOUSE, PA----Florence L. Allen, 89, formerly of Shinglehouse, PA and Honeoye Falls, NY, died Friday, June 18, 2010 at Hurlbut Nursing Home, Rochester, NY, after a long illness.
Born January 8, 1921 in Sharon Township, Potter County, PA, she was a daughter of Reva and Lena Torrey Kemp. On July 3, 1940, she married Lawrence A. "Whimpey" Allen, Sr., who died on July 3, 1984.
Mrs. Allen attended Shinglehouse High School. She had been employed at Red's and Trudy's Restaurant in Portville, NY and by the former Acme Electric in Cuba, NY.
She was a member of the Oswayo Valley Senior Center in Shinglehouse and the Shinglehouse Variety Club. Mrs. Allen enjoyed sewing, cooking and traveling. Surviving are three sons, Hollis E. (Diane) Allen of Honeoye Falls, and Roderick E.(Susan) Allen and Lawrence A. (Suzanne) Allen, Jr., both of Lima, NY; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Allen was predeceased by a sister, Julia Taylor; and two brothers, Harold Kemp and Leonard "Shorty" Kemp.
Friends may call at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, PA on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at which time funeral services will be held with the Rev. Russell J. Horning, pastor the First Baptist Church, Shinglehouse, officiating. Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Oswayo Valley Senior Center, 1005 East Honeoye Street, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.