William L. Allen 1935-2013

WARREN – William L. Allen, 78, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz.

He was born Jan. 2, 1935, in Warren, a son of the late William J. and Etta May Coy Allen.

He retired from Republic Steel and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. William was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. He enjoyed coaching youth baseball teams, playing bocce and golfing.

Memories of William will be carried on by his sons, Bill Allen of Cincinnati and David (Melissa) Allen of Sellersburg, Ind.; two stepsons, John Paschke of Warren and Mark (Lorrie) Paschke of Howland; a sister, Martha Jean Tirlea of Georgetown, Ky.; and grandchildren, Shawn-Michael, Ashley, Jordan, Jared, Abigail, Madison and Zachary Allen, and Michael and Deja Paschke.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel Ave., Warren, where the Rev. Glenn J. Hamilton will officiate. Family and friends are kindly invited to visit from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Grace United Methodist Church.

William will be laid to rest in Vienna Township Cemetery, Vienna.

Arrangements were handled by Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.

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