John G. Allen, 70, of Butler, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 at Butler Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center.
He was born August 20, 1947 in Deanville, PA, the son of the late Richard Allen and LaRue (Griffin) Allen.
He was a member of North Main St. Church of God and was a veteran of the US Army having served during Vietnam. John worked as a operating engineer for Local #66. He was also a member of VFW Post #249 and Masonic Victory Lodge #694. He enjoyed hunting, mustang cars, going to car shows and racing his car.
Surviving are his son, Mark Allen of Butler, his daughter, Mary Ann (Mario) Dias of Gibsonia, three grandchildren, Joseph Allen, Lainey and Elias Dias, a sister, Diana (William) Sloan and a brother, Terry (Mary) Allen, both of Butler.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda J. (Cockroft) Allen who died in 2009, his parents and a sister, Linda Campbell.
Friends will be received at Young Funeral Home, Ltd., 127 W. Jefferson St., Butler, on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 from 11 until time of service at 1PM.
Interment will follow in West Sunbury Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.