Herbert C. Allen, 94, of Corry, passed away, Thursday, July 4, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on Sept. 9, 1924, in Union City, a son of Charles H. Allen and Ora Davenport Allen.
He married Sara Thompson on Aug. 9, 1947, she preceded him in death on July 16, 2015.
He attended Union City schools and served his country during World War II with the U.S. Navy as a 3rd Class Gunners Mate from September 1942 until October 1946.
Herbert was employed as a welder at General Electric and was a member of U.E. 506.
He was member of the Masonic Lodge and was a 32nd Degree Mason, and was a member of the American Legion.
Hebert enjoyed hunting, fishing, fixing things, spending time with his children and grandchildren, taking trips with his wife, and visiting his old naval comrades.
He is survived by a daughter, Elaine Silka and her husband, Paul, of Union City; two sons, Carl Allen of Corry and Keith H. Allen and his wife, Rhonda, of Corry; seven grandchildren, Matthew Allen and his wife, Holly, Brian Allen and his fiancée Amy, Audra Daniels and her husband, Jerry, Andy Allen and his wife, Ashley, Teresa Stippich and her husband, Will, Michelle Barto and her husband, Jody, and Nicholaus Silka and his wife, Melissa; 11 great-grandchildren, Baylie, Arizona, Sahara, Jasper, Ruby, Pearl, Coletin, Madelin, Taylor, Lucas and Liam; and "brother,” Dick McGuire of Waterford.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Opal McGuire, Ethel Bagley, Leora Miller, Lyle Allen, Melvin Allen and Floyd Allen.
Family and friends are welcome to call today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Warren-Glenn Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 62 S. Main St., Union City.
The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 9, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Lea Guiney officiating.
Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Union City, with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memory donations may be made in Herbert's memory to American Legion Post 237, 9225 US Highway 6, Union City, PA 16438.
Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Herbert's Book of Memories online at www.warrenglennfh.com.