In Branford February 10, 2009, the Reverend George R. "Reggie" Allinson, husband of Joan Wordell Allinson of 12 Wildwood Drive, Branford.
Father of Sharon (John) Buell of Guilford, Thomas (Susan) Allinson of Indiana, and Timothy (Joni) Allinson of Ohio; step-father of Bryan (Tammi) Lees pf Kansas City, MO, and Lori (John) Hatch of Branford. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Elsie Cipriani.
He was born October 6, 1925 in Dowagiac, Michigan, son of the late Thomas and Florence Jones Allinson. He was a World War II veteran of the U. S. navy, serving aboard the USS Boston. He worked as a front end specialist at Wilson Ford in Branford for 30 years until retiring. He was a founder and former pastor at the Evangelical Free Church of Branford, and he also served as pastor at Calvary Baptist Church of Branford, and Evangelical Covenant Church in New Haven. He was the founder of Shoreline Youth for Christ, and is a member of the Community Baptist Church of Branford.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday Feb. 14th at 2:00 pm in the Community Baptist Church, 869 West Main St., Branford. There are no calling hours and burial will be private.
Memorial donations may be sent to Community Baptist Church, 869 West Main St., Branford, CT 06405.
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