Kathleen Frances Falconer Allen
Kathleen (Kay) Allen passed away peacefully on January 13, 2010 at the Boyne Lodge in Carman. Kay was born in Nova Scotia in 1918 to Daniel and Eva Jean Falconer. She moved to the Elm Creek area in 1924 where she was raised by the Christie Family. Kay took her education in Elm Creek. She met her husband, Lyall Allen and they were married in 1944. They farmed together and raised four daughters; Margaret Franzmann (Ron), Frances Aune (Wayne), Barbara Mayer (Michael), Cathie Smith (Trevor). Lyall and Kay recently celebrated their 65th anniversary on December 27, 2010. Kay is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Kay enjoyed gardening, especially her flowers, needlework and sports of all kinds. She was an active member of the McDermott Ladies Club and the Ladies section of the Dufferin Agriculture society.
The family wishes to thank the caring staff at the Boyne Lodge who took such great care of our wife and mother during the last 15 months.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or to the ACU unit at the Boyne Lodge. Prayer service to be held on Friday January 15, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday January 16, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Following interment at Greenwood Cemetery Columbarium, a luncheon will be served in the church basement.