Jacqulyn K. “Jackie” Allen

Jackie AllenJacqulyn K. “Jackie” Allen, Age 70, of Amanda Ct., DuBois, PA died Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in DuBois, PA.

Born on August 24, 1946 in Clearfield, PA, she was the daughter of the late Michael & Hazel (Coble) Shemas.

On August 21, 1976, she married Charles H. Allen. He survives.

Jackie retired from the DuBois Area Chamber of Commerce after 10 years of service. Previous to that, she had worked for the DuBois Area School District and the Hempfield School District in Landisville, PA.

She was a graduate of the DuBois Business College, and also graduated with both an Associate and Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from The Pennsylvania State University DuBois Campus. She served as past President of the Penn State DuBois Alumni Association.

Jackie was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in DuBois, and previously was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Landisville, PA. She was active in the Boy Scouts of America serving as a merit badge counselor when her children were active in scouting. She also loved to knit and crochet.

She is survived by 2 children (Gerald M. Allen & his wife Annie of Rowayton, CT, and C. Howard Allen & his wife Miranda of DuBois, PA), a sister (Sharon A. Rivell & her husband Richard of State College, PA) 4 grandchildren (Hannah, Mariah, Charlotte, & Teddy Allen), a niece (Anne Marie Rivell Minarchick) 2 aunts, & numerous cousins.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home Inc.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. from Christ Lutheran Church with Pastors John & Amy Miller officiating.

Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery.

Memorials may be placed with the Oncology Hematology Associates of Northern Pennsylvania Patient Care Fund, 100 Hospital Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.

On-line condolences can be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com

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