George of Flesherton resting at Fawcett Funeral Home, Flesheton

Allen; George Joseph

Peacefully, surrounded by his family, George passed at home in Flesherton on Monday, July 31, 2017 in his 86th year. Beloved husband of over 66 years to Olive(nee Taylor). Loving father of David(Kathryn Blundon) of Newfoundland, Paul(Wilda) of Flesherton, Lyn Allen(Chris Kastein) of Dundalk and the late Leslie Allen. Loved and remembered as grandpa to Kris(Jill), Jessica, Aimee(Jeff) McEachern, Lauretta, Danielle(JP) Smits, Natalie(Isaac) Pascucci, Justin and Bailey Trudgeon. Fondly remembered by his great grandchildren Killian, Elijah, Madeline, Rachael, Josh, Josiah, Liam, Gabrielle and Sophia. Dear brother of Jack(Joyce) Allen of England. George will be remembered by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends.

George was born in London, England on February 5, 1932 to John and Rose Allen. He met the love of his life and they married there in 1950. They, along with the two boys, moved to Canada in 1959 and expanded their family. George discovered he had a knack for talking and turned that into a very successful career in sales.  George received an award as the top insurance salesman in North America for Prudential Insurance Company.  He was a dynamic salesman for Mascot Truck Parts and in his retirement George was able to use his sales and people skills and turn it into a successful antique business called Cobwebs Antiques in Flesherton.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception, Flesherton, on Friday from 7-9pm. Memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11am from the funeral home chapel. Cremation has taken place. Interment in Flesherton Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Grey Bruce Health Services Foundation Cancer Care Unit would be gratefully appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 888-924-2810

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