Donald C. Allen, JR, of North Branford and Punta Gorda, FL, died Sunday February 28, 2016 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. He was the beloved husband of Deborah Wheeler Carofano Allen.
Mr. Allen was born in Bridgeport, CT, July 18, 1939, son of the late Donald C. Allen, Sr. and Mary Albrecht Allen. He worked as a lineman and supervisor for the U. I. Co. for 40 years until retiring. Don was a motorcycle enthusiast who enjoyed both working on and riding motorcycles. He was a member of the AMA (American Motorcycle Association) and a member and founder of the Pathfinders. He was a member of the Trumbull TRACK. Don was an active member of the Elks Club and the Moose Lodge in Deep Creek, FL.
Besides his wife Don is survived by his children, Donald J. Allen of Ansonia, John P. (Anne Marie) Allen of New Milford, Glen Allen of Waterford, and Gwen (John) Cook of Shelton; his step-daughter, Denise (Keith) Lebrocquy of Southington; his grandchildren, Daniel and Jake Allen of Ansonia, Cole, Jack and Nicolas Allen of New Milford, and Tyler Lebrocquy of Southington; and his sisters, Judy Walker of Sun City Center, FL and Debra Kuchinski of Bridgewater. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son Paul Allen and his brother James Allen, and brother-in-law Fred Walker.
Don's family would like to thank the staff at Branford Hills Health Care Center, Ledgewood 3, Ledgewood 2 and CT Hospice for the care and support given to them and Don during his illness.
Friends are invited to a memorial service Friday morning at 11:00 in the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford, and may call prior to the service from 10 – 11 am. Entombment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum, North Haven.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.
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