Shirley M. Allen, 83, of Fulton, died July 10, 2012 at University Hospital.
She was born in Solvay to Oscar and Edith (Olmstead) Cole. Mrs. Allen retired in 1990 from General Electric after 43 years.
She was a member and volunteer of the First United Church, Fulton. Mrs. Allen was an avid reader, and she also enjoyed crossword puzzles.
Mrs. Allen was pre-deceased by her grandson, Kenneth E. Stoutenger, who died in 1989, and her husband of 57 years, Erwin Allen, who died in 2007.
She is survived by her four children, Richard (Alice) Allen of Fulton, Diane (Mike) Stoutenger of Texas, and Martin (Diane) Allen and Rodger (Tyran) Allen, both of Fulton; three siblings, Barbara Shoemaker of Homer, Thelma Chapman of Marcellus, and Frederick “George” Cole of Camden; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held tomorrow, July 15 at 3 p.m. at the First United Church with Rev. David Nethercott officiating. Burial will be held privately.
Contributions may be made to the Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102 Oswego, NY 13126 or First United Church 33 S. 3rd St., Fulton, NY 13069.
Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton has care of the arrangements.