Mr. George A. Allen, age 73, of House Rd., passed away Wednesday at the River Hospital in Alexandria Bay after being stricken at home. There will be a graveside committal service Saturday, Aug. 17, at 3pm at the Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery with full military honors. Dress is casual.
There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home.
George was born November 26th, 1939, in Moira, NY, the son Albert and Kathryn Pierce Allen. He attended schools in Albany. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1955 where he served until 1957. He then enlisted in the United States Navy where he served until he retired in 1978 at the rank of Petty Officer First Class.
After his Navy retirement Mr. Allen worked in Charleston, SC, before moving to Clayton in 1984. George worked at Clayton Marina as a forklift operator until 1992 where he then became a truck driver for Ikon Office Solutions, retiring in 2003.
He married the former Elizabeth Mulyca on December 20, 1975. A previous marriage ended in divorce.
Surviving besides his wife are three daughters, Deborah Karrick of Charleston, SC, Tina Randle of Clayton and Tracie Heise of Rochester; one son Richard (Stephanie) Badi of Clayton; six grandchildren, Shalee Karrick of Charleston, SC, Jill Randle of Watertown, Wyatt and Dillon Badi both of Clayton, Peyton Elizabeth and Nathan Heise of Rochester; nieces and nephews.
Two brothers and one sister died before him.
Donations can be made in his name to the Fleet Reserve Association, Administrative Headquarters, 125 N. West St., Alexandria Virginia 22314-2754.
Richard, Steph and family,
I was so sorry to hear about George’s passing. He was a great guy.
Please extend my condolences to your mom and sisters.
Rich, Steph, Wyatt and Dillan – so very sorry for your loss. I am thinking of all of you!
Tina & Deb,
I am so sorry for your loss. I have always remembered George with fondness and laughter. I hope that your sweet memories of your father get you through this sad time.
Liz and Tracie and family,
I was sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you.
I”ll miss your sense of humor, wise cracks, and hearing you say “Well there goes the neighborhood”, when I walk into Mom’s kitchen”. House Road won’t be the same without you. My condolences to your family. You’ll always have a place in our hearts.
Dear God. Please take good care of my daddy. I love him so much and will miss him awful. If he becomes to much for you to handle please send him back. Thank you.
Sorry for your loss, I thought a lot of George and my thoughts are with you all. God Bless
Geneva Phelps Miller
Liz – So sorry to hear of George’s passing. He was quite a character, and made us all smile! The neighborhood won’t be the same without him.
Well I mean’t to leave this here much sooner. Always fond memories of Uncle George smiling and his contagious laugh. May he rest in peace in the company of the Lord and all of his friends and family. My condolences to my Aunt Lizzy, cousin Debbie, Tina, Dickie and Tracie and the grandchildren too. Love, Donny Morin