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Mary Ellen Allen, 92, of New Wilmington, passed away at Grove Manor, Grove City, at 8:25 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, after a brief illness.
Mary Ellen was born in Chillicothe, Ohio. on July 28, 1925 to Joseph and Alta Van Scoy Morris.
She married William D. Allen on Jan. 18, 1946. He died on March 25, 2008.
Mrs. Allen had owned Allen's Knit Fabrics and Allen Electric Co. She was was a former aide at Mercer County Home and was a justice of the peace. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, crafts, quilting and western square dancing.
Mrs. Allen is survived by three children: Daniel Allen in Sandy Lake, David Allen and his wife Susan in New Wilmington, and Deborah wife of Jerome Bayer in Mercer; nine grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, c/o Sandy Probst, 393 W. Cornell Road, Mercer, PA 16137.

Mary Ellen, 92, of New Wilmington.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (1-30-18) at CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 144 S. Pitt St, Mercer, and for one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday (1-31-18) at Bethany Presbyterian Church, 100 W. Venango St., Mercer, with Rev. August Hurst of Lebanon Presbyterian Church officiating, assisted by Pastor Peter Dembroski of Bethany Presbyterian Church.
Burial: Graceland Cemetery, New Castle.
Published on January 28, 2018
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