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George Ross Allen

George Ross Allen

George Ross Allen – 84, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Willow Lodge, Tatamagouche. Born in Northport, N.S., he was the second son of the late Ross Thompson Allen and Alberta Victoria (Brownell) Allen.
He was a graduate of the Nova Scotia Normal College. He attended Dalhousie and St. Mary’s University and went on to receive his BSc. and MSc. From the University of Maine.

He taught Industrial Arts in Halifax for 20 years. He then taught at the Nova Scotia Teachers College until his retirement in 1989. A member of the Gideons since 1970, he worked as Field Manager of Gideons International from 1990-1995.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Carrol Rosalie (Zwicker) Allen and brother, Kenneth. He is survived by children, Jim (Cheryl) of Bell, Florida, Peter (Ann) of Camden, Debbie (Philip Grant) of Wallace. Ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
He is also survived by his sister, Mary (Hedley Hopkins) and brothers, Ron (Lesley) and David (Sarah).
Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 4 from 6-8pm in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, October 5 at 2pm in The Peoples Church, 15 Elm St., Truro, Pastor Ken Fillmore officiating. Reception will follow. Interment in Bible Hill Cemetery. If so desired, donations may be made to Gideons International. Online messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting: www.ColchesterCommunity.com

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