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Clarence Allen

Obituary of Clarence C. Allen

Clarence C. AllenKeeseville - Clarence C. Allen, 88, of AuSable Street, Keeseville, died Sunday, March 29, 2009 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.He was born in Harkness, April 25, 1920, the son of William and Wreatha (Newell) Allen. He grew up in Keeseville and attended Keeseville High School. He served in the United States Marine Corp from 1942 until his honorable discharge in 1945. He and his wife owned and operated Allen's Texaco in Keeseville for several years and the Knotty Pine Lodge, also in Keeseville, for 37 years.Clarence was a member of the AuSable Forks American Legion Post 504, the Keeseville Elks Lodge #2072, the Keeseville AMVETS Post 87, and the Plattsburgh Moose Lodge #2390.He was a lifelong mechanic and enjoyed tinkering with cars.Survivors include his children, Sharon Hackett and companion Ron Sherling of Keeseville, Peter Allen and wife Ramona "Nicky" Allen of Keeseville, and Terry Allen and wife Laurel of Peru; grandchildren, David Hackett and wife Jennine of Peru, Doug Hackett and wife Karen of California, Kenneth Hackett and wife Jennifer of Peru, Clarence "CC" Hackett of Plattsburgh, Derrick Hackett and wife Sarah of Plattsburgh, Peter Allen and Laura of Peru, Kelly Allen of Plattsburgh, Kimberly Allen and companion Bill of Peru, Yvonne Morrow of Peru, Michelle Bellinger and husband David of Peru, Krista Dick and husband Scott of Peru, Leann Nixon and husband Joseph of Peru, and Terry Allen and wife Cynthia of Morrisonville; several great-grandchildren; one sister, Charlotte Luckey of NJ; and several nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Audrey J. Allen; one son, Gary Ensign; one grandson, William Lussier Hackett; and two brothers, Tyler and Lawrence Allen.There will be no public calling hours. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday, April 3, 2009 at 11am at St. John's Church in Keeseville with Monsignor Leeward J. Poissant, parish pastor, celebrating. Burial and full military honors will follow in the West Peru Cemetery.Donations in his memory may be made to the Nun's at Our Lady of Victory. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 124 Clinton Street, Keeseville. 834-7667
A Memorial Tree was planted for Clarence
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hamilton Funeral Home