Gerald T. Allen, “Gerry” 72, of Prospect passed away Friday, June 7, 2019 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Born April 26, 1947 in New Castle, he the son of the late Gerald L. and Verna Jean Mayer Allen.
Gerry was a retired Carpenter for Local Union 500.
He was a Vietnam veteran of the United States Air Force.
He was a member of the American Legion Post # 778 and the Cobra Club. Gerry enjoyed his Mustang cars, music, vacationing at Myrtle Beach and Nascar Racing. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and his cat, “Mini”.
Surviving is his wife Sharon Hrip Allen whom he married September 9, 1972.
Three children: Tiffany (Chris) Pickering of Butler, Kristopher (Ernest) Papera-Allen of SC. And Tracy (Chris) Lachendro of Butler.
Five grandchildren: Siouxsie, Dyllon, Thurston, Emily and Allison.
A great-grandchild, Maddux.
Two sisters, Linda (Tom) Butcherine of Hilliards and Karen (Dale) Wimer of Portersville.
Numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends will gather at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA from 6-8 pm Wednesday for a memorial visitation.
Memorial donations may be made to the ALS Association Western PA, 416 Lincoln Ave, Millvale, PA 15209.
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