Arlene Agnes Allen, age 79, passed away at her residence in Erie on Sunday, October 5, 2014 of natural causes. She was born in Cleveland, OH on November 19, 1934,
daughter of the late Alex and Margaret Carrick Pringle.

Arlene was a graduate of East High School, Class of 1952. She organized and led her high school class reunions. She was with American Home Toy Party's, and was previously associated with Rubber Maid products having home home parties. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, volunteered at the Boys Club where she taught ceramics and was a supporter of the lower East Side Federation.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Robert F. Allen and a daughter, Sheryl Allen.

Arlene is survived by one daughter, Sue Chojnacki (Ed) of State College, PA; four sons, Lance Allen (Kanako) of Honolulu, Hawaii, Lon Allen, Lee Jay Allen,
Lex Allen (Jacqueline), all of Erie; two sisters, Dora Passerotti of Millcreek Twp ., Donna Drake of Pleasantville, PA; one brother, Alex Pringle of Florida.
Arlene is also survived by six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may attend a memorial service performed by Pastor H. Ray Speakman, on Friday at 1 PM at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd.
Interment will follow in Lakeside Cemetery.

October 9, 2014
I did not know Arlene, but I know some of her family and am very sorry for their loss. I have created this website on Life Ever After to keep her memory alive.
Anyone wishing to share their memories of Arlene can do so by emailing me and I will post it here.

Margaret Harrison




December 2014


November 19,  2014


October 09, 2014
We were so sorry to hear of your loss.
The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.

October 09, 2014
we sure had a lot of good time at Rockdale. with Maryann strange. Arlene show me how to make cookie. to this day
I still use her recipe I remember her and jerry getting water from the last pond and making coffee it was the best coffee we ever had.
 it was a life time of adventure when you were around her.
will miss her
Irene Fletcher,
Erie, Pennsylvania

October 09, 2014
So sad to hear of Mrs. Allen's passing. The whole Allen family has been a part of our family since I can remember.
She was a good friend to the Jarmolowicz family.
She will be missed.
JoAnne (Jarmolowicz) Toftner,
Delaware, Ohio

October 09, 2014
I am very sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
John Widomski,
Erie, Pennsylvania

October 09, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief.
May your memories bring you comfort.
Linda Kowalczyk,
Erie, Pennsylvania

October 09, 2014
My thoughts and prayers go out to my best friends' mom and family, love and ALOHA !
Tom Null,
Honolulu, Hawaii

October 08, 2014
Sue and family,
Sorry for your loss lots of good memories when we were growing up.
Loved her Texas sheet cake. God bless.
Janet Grunzel,
Erie, Pennsylvania

October 08, 2014
Very sorry to hear about ur Mom Lex, she was a wonderful woman.
My thoughts are with you all.
Judi Figurski

October 08, 2014
sorry for your loss. sorry i cant make it.
from Barbara Hughes

October 08, 2014
Your Mom will be missed! So sorry for your loss.
Our thought and Prayers are with all.
David and Pamela (Smith) Grunzel.

October 08, 2014
Arlene was always very kind to us kids and a great friend to my mom.
She will be greatly missed. Keep your loving memories of her in your heart.
Karen (Jarmolowicz) Spagel,
Erie, Pennsylvania

October 08, 2014
My deepest sympathies to Arlenes family.
I worked with her for years in the American Home Toy Parties. She was a good friend and kind person and will be missed.
Prayers from Betty Capwill

October 08, 2014
We will both miss you so very much. Will miss all the Great times we had together; but will never forget.
And all the wonderful stories you had to tell. And Thank u for being the Best Grama to our Daughters.

October 08, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss. Your mom always had a smile on her face.
She will be missed. Thoughts and prayers!
Love, Cathy, Jim, Sean & Logan


October 08, 2014

I could not have asked for a better mother-in -Law .I will remember all the Great stories you told.
All the wonderful times we got to share together.
I love you and will miss you so much.??????
Jackie Allen,
Erie, Pennsylvania

October 08, 2014
Awesomeist grama ever, she lived an amazing life full of a rockin family, jeeps, and life stories.
Has passed on her love for yard sales to many people, in loving memory of a wonderful person.
We will love you and miss you always.


October 08, 2014

 My beautiful, smart , loving Mom I miss so much already.


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