Jean Margaret AllenPassed away on Wednesday January 7, 2015 at the Collingwood Nursing Home the day before her 91st birthday. Jean, beloved wife of the late Leslie G. Allen (Veteran Second World War) and daughter of the late Carl and Beulah Barr. Loving mother of Colleen (Randy Sobkovich) of Wasaga Beach and Mary-Lou (Bruce Walker) of Nottawa. Dear grandmother of Scott, Spencer, Ryan, Melissa (Derek) and Daniel and great grandmother of Lauren. She will also be greatly missed by her many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Jean was very proud to serve in the R.C.A.F. during the Second World War as a “mapper” in Victoria, B.C.. She grew up in Mimico, Toronto and spent wonderful summers with her grandparents, Peter and Emma Barr near Gooderham, Ontario. After moving to Collingwood, she worked for Bell Canada as an operator and The Red Cross in Stayner. She was a kind and caring person who loved her family very much. She will never be forgotten. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of her life will take place at a later date. Donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 63 Poppy Fund or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements under the care of the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home. To sign the Book of Memories, log on to

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