FULTON, NY – Shirley M. Allen, 83, of Fulton, died Tuesday July 10, 2012, at University Hospital, Syracuse.
She was born in Solvay, NY, to the late Oscar and Edith (Olmstead) Cole.
Mrs. Allen retired in 1990 from General Electric after 43 years of service.
She was a member and volunteer of the First United Church, Fulton.
Mrs. Allen was an avid reader, and she also enjoyed crossword puzzles.
Mrs. Allen was predeceased by her grandson, Kenneth E. Stoutenger in 1989; and her husband of 57 years, Erwin Allen in 2007.
She is survived by her four children: Richard (Alice) Allen of Fulton, Diane (Mike) Stoutenger of Texas, Martin (Diane) Allen and Rodger (Tyran) Allen both of Fulton; three siblings: Barbara Shoemaker of Homer, NY, Thelma Chapman of Marcellus, NY, and Frederick “George” Cole of Camden, NY; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday at the First United Church with Rev. David Nethercott officiating.
Burial will be held privately.
Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton, has care of the arrangements.
Contributions: Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102 Oswego, NY 13126 or First United Church 33 S. Third St., Fulton, NY 13069.