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Clarissa Geneva Allen

Saturday, September 24, 2011
9:00 AM until 11:00 AM
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church
St. Anthony, IN

Saturday, September 24, 2011
11:00 AM
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church
St. Anthony, IN


Dateline St. Anthony, Indiana

Clarissa Geneva Allen, age 84 of St. Anthony, Indiana passed away on Sunday (September 18, 2011) in the Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.

She was born at St. Anthony, Indiana on February 20, 1927 to Orville and Mary (Miller) Deinderfer. She married Elmer J. Allen on October 4, 1947 in St. Benedicts Catholic Church in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Clarissa worked and help operate the Allen’s Family Restaurant in Huntingburg, Indiana for over 20 years..

She is a member of St. Anthony Padua Catholic Church in St. Anthony for over 55 years. – Christian Mothers Society and (CRHP) Christ Renews His Parish and (RCIA) Rite of Christian initiation Of Adults. She was a former member of Precious Blood Catholic Church in Jasper.

Clarissa was an avid bible reader and prayer warrior and was a blessing to all who knew her.

Husband, Elmer J. Allen
Seven daughters,
Mrs. John (Jane) Huether, Ireland, IN
Carol Allen, Jasper, IN
Mrs. Dan (Sara) Fritch, Jasper, IN
Barbara Allen, Jasper, IN
Martha Van Winkle,Bretzville, IN
Mrs. John (Judy) Jakob, Phoenix, AZ
Mrs. Thomas (Lisa) Szymanski, Spencer, IN
Three sons,
John Mark Allen and spouse Ora Mae , Memphis, TN
Stephen Allen and spouse Pamela, Fort Wayne, IN
Edward Allen and spouse Doris , Jasper, IN
17 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren
Sister, Ruth Krebs, Louisville, KY
Preceding her in death is one daughter Mary Allen who died in infancy and one infant granddaughter Claire Marie. Three sisters, Ardella Seidl, Marita Frieler and Cleta Loepker.
Rite of Christian Burial for Clarissa Geneva Allen will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday (September 24, 2011) in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with burial to follow in St. Anthony Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service time at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in St. Anthony.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Padua Catholic Church or Precious Blood Catholic Church.

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