BRANTINGHAM, NY – Claire Allen, 87, of North Shore Road, passed away, Sunday,
May 26, 2019 at Elderwood Nursing Home, Liverpool.
Born Jan. 11, 1932, at home in Canton, NY, a daughter of the late Herbert and Harriet Cornell Grant, she graduated with a regent’s diploma from Canton Central School, and from Wallace Secretarial School on Ogdensburg, NY.
On Oct. 25, 1952, she married Roger H. Allen at the home of Rev. Walter S.
Dobbie, in Canton, NY. Mr. Allen served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 until 1956, while Claire stayed at home to care for their family.
Later, Claire was a secretary in the Guidance Office at Hannibal Central School, where she retired in 1988.
After their retirement, Roger and Claire moved to Brantingham, NY.
She is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Robert and Kathie Allen
of Florida; Roger Allen, Jr. of Hannibal; Timothy and Denise Allen of Hannibal;
eleven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and
She was predeceased by her beloved husband Roger H. Allen; two brothers,
Herbert, and Robert Grant; and a sister, Mary Elizabeth.
There will be no funeral or calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lewis County Humane Society, P.O. Box 682, Lowville, NY 13367; or to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367.
Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com