Barbara A. Allen, 79, of Warren, Pa. died Thursday, March 8, 2012 in her residence following an extended illness. Born February 20, 1933 in Tiona, Pa. to the late William Hugh and Pearl Duchaine McClellan, she lived in Warren her entire life. A 1951 graduate of Warren High School, she had worked for numerous places throughout Warren. She was a parishioner at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church. Her family was her passion. She was a great cook, and an adored mother, wife, grandmother and homemaker.
She is survived by her husband – Edward A. Allen, whom she married September 20, 1952 in Tiona; four children – Christine Allen of Warren, Barbara Premus and husband, Michael of Staten Island, NY, Edward Allen and wife, Cindy of Bear Creek, Pa., Matthew Allen and wife, Nancy of Wilton, Me.; nine grandchildren – Tony and Tom Allen, Brian and Kimberly Collins, Samantha, Matthew and Alexandra Allen, and Mariah and Arick Allen; two siblings – Pauline Barner of Erie, Pa. and Stanley McClellan and wife, Gail of Tiona.
In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by a son – Kelly David Allen on March 25, 2009; and seven siblings – Margaret McGee, Marjorie McClellan, Bill McClellan, Edward McClellan, Robert McClellan, Janice McClellan and Dennis McClellan.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. 304 East St., Warren 16365 on Monday, March 12, 2012 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 10:00 am at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, with Msgr. John Lucas, Pastor, officiating and assisted by Joseph Lucia, Deacon. Interment will follow in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Warren County, 2 W. Crescent Park, Warren, 16365 or Paws Along the River, 212 Elm St, Warren, 16365. Online condolences may be offered at www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com