2012-01-25 / Obituaries

Joan M. Allen

Joan M. Allen, age 79, of Nelsonville, died on Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at her home.

Born February 4, 1932, in Cold Spring, she was the daughter of Edward and Pauline (Seymour) Koja.

A lifetime area resident, Mrs. Allen was the property manager for Allen Associates in Nelsonville. She was also an associate member of the Cold Spring Boat Club.

Mrs. Allen was predeceased by her husband, Earl Allen, in 1999. She is survived by her son, Thomas E. Allen, of Nelsonville; daughter Debra Pidala of Cold Spring; one brother, Edward Koja, of Pompano Beach, Fla.; and four grandchildren: Richard A. Pidala III, Dominic Earl Pidala, Samantha Patricia Allen, and Carley Joan Allen.

A Memorial Service was held Friday, January 20, 2012, at The Church on the Hill Cold Spring Baptist Church, 245 Main Street, Cold Spring.

Donations may be made in Mrs. Allen’s name to the Putnam County Humane Society, 68 Old Route 6, Carmel, NY 10512, www.puthumane.org.

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