Obituary of Peter R. Allen
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Peter R. Allen passed away at home in Belfast on January 30. He was born in New York City on May 25, 1936, son of Jeanne (Rodder) and John G. Allen. Peter was a graduate of Tusculum College in Greenville, Tennessee. While at Tusculum he was president of the freshman class and editor of the college newspaper. At Tusculum he met his future wife, Eugenia Einstein. While raising their two sons, he and his wife taught in the Nyack School System for 29 years. Following a vacation to New England, they purchased a cottage in Bayside. After retirement,they moved to Yarmouth, Maine. In 2005 he moved to Belfast and for the past 10 years Peter was a member of the Board of Overseers of the Northport Village Corporation. He served as Chairman of the Safety Committee for several years, and was also an active member of the Belfast Rotary Club. Peter was predeceased by his wife, Eugenia and his elder son, Taylor. He is survived by his son Boyd, a sister, Maggie Kuehne of Nyack, N.Y., brother-in-law Blair Einstein and his wife,Maureen of Bayside, sister-in-law Charlotte Einstein and her daughter, Bailey Einstein of DeLand, Florida. It was a great comfort to Peter to have his son Boyd by his side for his last months. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the fight against ALS in honor of Peter Allen at: ALS, 10 Ferry Street, Suite 438, Concord, New Hampshire 03301. There will be a celebration of Pete’s life in Bayside during the month of August on a date to be determined. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.crabielripostafuneralhome.comTo plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Peter Allen, please visit our Tree Store
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