Blair Allen

Obituary of Blair Allen

Montrose, NY—Blair W. F. Allen, Jr, 96, of Greenville, NY, died Sat., April 25, 2020 at New York State Veterans’ Nursing Home. Blair was born in Brooklyn, NY, older son of the late Blair and Lillian (Bain) Allen. He served in the US Navy in the Sino-American Cooperation Organization (SACO) during World War II and again in the JAG office during the Korean conflict. He married Rosemary (Lupo) Allen and they had 5 children, as well as raising a godson. After a long legal career in New York City, he retired to upstate NY. His home was welcoming to so many family, neighbors and friends. Family, faith and justice were the cornerstone of his life. Blair was survived by his children Christine Allen (Skip Feild), Jeanne Allen, Barbara Russell (Dennis), Blair P. Allen, and Matthew (Karen) Allen; godson John (Barbara) Boland; grandchildren Matthew Russell, Kathleen Russell, Ryan Allen, Connor Allen, Zachariah Allen; Stephanie Boland, Laura Boland, Jenny Clark, David Hocutt; nieces Barbara Andrews & Andrea Drumm, and their families. He is predeceased by his brother Wesley Allen, wife Rosemary, second wife Dorothea (McCormack) Allen; sisters-in-law Patricia Lupo and Sister Blaise Lupo. A celebration of life will be held at a later time. Donations in Blair’s memory may be made to The Nature Conservancy ( Arrangements are being made by AJ Cunningham Funeral Home, in Greenville, NY.
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