September 6, 2008
Erwin “Buss” Allen, 90; of Fulton died due to an automobile accident Saturday in Fulton. He was born in Volney, NY and he has remained a resident of Fulton for all of his life. Mr. Allen owned and operated an Upholstery Business. He retired in 1980 after working for 50 years with the Iron Workers Local #60, Syracuse. He was a United States Veteran having served during WW II from 1943 to 1946 in the European Theater with the 624th Supply Company. Mr. Allen was honored as the 2008 Veteran of the Year and served as Grand Marshall for Fulton’s 27th annual Memorial Day Salute parade. He is a 45-year member of the Fulton VFW Post #569, where he additionally volunteered for 30 years with the color guard. Mr. Allen was pre-deceased by his first wife Doris Allen in 1955 and his second wife Katherine Allen in 2005. He is survived by his children: Mark (Melanie) Allen of PA, and Amy Felts of Oswego, his sister Florence Stevens of Volney, NY, 3 grandchildren Ryan and Corey Allen and Gwen LoCastro and 3 great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be conducted 9:00a.m. Thursday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Rev. David Nethercott officiating. Burial will be held in Peck Cemetery, Scriba, NY. Calling hours will be held 4:00 to 7:00 pm Wednesday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc.
Contributions: Fulton VFW Post #569, Fulton, NY 13069.