Alice T. (McMahon) Allen

Alice T. (McMahon) Allen, 86, of Phoenix, NY, passed away
on Friday May 10, 2019 at Saint Luke’s Health Services,
Oswego, NY after a brief stay.
Born on December 16, 1932 in Malone, NY to her late parents
Mary (Driscoll) and Patrick S. McMahon. Alice was a school
teacher in the Phoenix Central School District, retiring in 1992.
A parishioner of St. Stephen’s serving on the Altar Rosary
Society for over 50 years. Her life was centered around her
church. She actively committed herself to others by visiting
shut in people and offered communion to those she called on.
A member of VFW Post 5540 Auxiliary for over 50 years; a
Literacy Volunteer serving as a reading teacher for many years.
Predeceased by her husband of 40 years, Clifford F. Allen on
Feb. 27, 1993; her daughter Christine Gale Sheedy on May
28, 2008.
Surviving are her son Timothy C. “Gweemer” Allen; two
daughters Elizabeth (Richard) Livingston and Donna Bill;
brother-in-law Mart (Nancy) Allen; a sister Kathleen Lashway;
two sister-in-laws Marion McMahon and Adela Pearson;
four grandchildren Thomas Sheedy, Patrick Sheedy, David
Bill and Jessica Jennings; two great-grandchildren Nora Bill
and Ryan Sheedy; several nieces, nephews and many friends.
Calling hours are on Tuesday May 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. in
the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St.,
Phoenix. Prayers will begin on Wednesday May 15, at 8:45
a.m. in the funeral home followed by a 9:30 a.m. mass of Christian burial in Saint Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St.,
Phoenix, NY. The Rev. Joseph Scardella will officiate the
church mass. Deacon Jeff Dean will assist Fr. Scardella.
A committal service will follow in Phoenix Rural Cemetery,
126 Chestnut St., Phoenix,
Contributions in Alice’s memory to: Boys Town, 100 Flanagan
P. O. Box 5000, Boystown, NE 68010.

2 thoughts on “Alice T. (McMahon) Allen

  1. Alice was one of the sweetest, kindest ladies that I have ever known..she was very devoted to our church and her religion. God bless her soul..she is now in the arms of our Lord that she was so devoted to..
    Prayers to her family
    Ann Zahn

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