Sharon J. Allen

Sharon J. Allen, 62, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2009, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, Rutland, Vt., following a brief illness.

She was born on July 22, 1946, in Troy, N.Y., the daughter of Myron H. and Marjorie (LaPorte) Hurd.

Sharon attended Stillwater Central High School, a graduate of the class of 1964.

She was formerly employed as a teacher’s assistant for Capital Christian Academy in Troy. She was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Schuylerville. 

Sharon and her husband, William J. Allen Sr., were united in marriage on Sept. 11, 1972, in Valley Falls, N.Y.  In 1993 they moved their family to Granville and have always enjoyed their residence in the countryside.

She and her husband were members of the Peniel Presbyterian Church in Granville. She spent much of her life reading her Bible.

Sharon was an avid ham radio operator, call sign “KB2VBQ”.  She loved music and playing her accordion, and watching and feeding the birds in her yard.  She especially enjoyed caring for her husband and family.

Besides her parents, she is predeceased by one sister, Donna Hellman.

Survivors besides her husband, William J. Allen Sr. or Granville, include her five children, Robin I. Couser of Newport, N.C., Carolynne J. Mora and her husband, Josh, of Clermont, Fla., Aaron C. Allen of Granville, William J. Allen Jr. of Star Lake, N.Y., and Robert R. Allen and his wife, June, of Charleston, S.C.; three grandchildren, Crystal D. Allen, Nathan J. Mora, and Joylyn E. Mora. She is also survived by one sister, Myrna Decota of Anchorage, Alaska.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22, at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville with the Rev. Jerry McKinney, pastor of the Peniel Presbyterian Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in Mettowee Valley Cemetery, Granville.

Calling hours were held Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to the Granville Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 153, Granville, N.Y.  12832.

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