Kenneth E. Allshouse, Sr.

FB_IMG_1463235631757-259x300Kenneth E. Allshouse, Sr., 76, of Distant, died on Friday afternoon, May 13, 2016, at the Clarion Hospital.

Born on November 17, 1939 in North Buffalo Township, Armstrong County, he was the son of the late Herman and Esther (Bechtel) Allshouse. On July 3, 1971, he married Doris (Frampton).

Ken worked for Rola Jensen and Crawford Furniture. He also worked for KMA Remarketing Corporation until his retirement.

He served his country in The United States Marine Corps from July, 8 1957 to June 21, 1960 and with the reserves until July 7, 1963.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Doris Allshouse of Distant, two sons, Kenneth E. Allshouse, Jr. and his wife, Kerry of Reynoldsville and Kevin L. Allshouse and his wife, Robin of Summerville, four daughters, Teresa Smith of DuBois, Carrie Adams and her husband, Bryan of Hawthorn, Andrea Metcalf and her husband, Edward of Monaca, and Lori Allshouse of Distant, seventeen grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and one sister, Edith Culver of Warren, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, Ken was also preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Allshouse, and twelve brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be on Monday, May 16, from 2 – 8 at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn.

The funeral service will be on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Joe Short officiating.

Immediately following the funeral service, the Walter W. Craig Post 354 of New Bethlehem American Legion will honor their fallen comrade.

Interment will be in the Kittanning Cemetery, Kittanning.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.alcornfuneralhome.com.


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