July 10, 2012
Shirley M. Allen, 83; of Fulton died at University Hospital. She was born in Solvay, NY to the late Oscar and Edith (Olmstead) Cole. Mrs. Allen retired in 1990 from General Electric after 43 years of service. 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 in 1989 and her husband of 57 years Erwin Allen in 2007. She is survived by her 4 children: Richard (Alice) Allen of Fulton, Diane (Mike) Stoutenger of TX, Martin (Diane) Allen and Rodger (Tyran) Allen both of Fulton, 3 siblings: Barbara Shoemaker of Homer, NY, Thelma Chapman of Marcellus, NY and Frederick “George” Cole of Camden, NY, 6 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Memorial Services will be held 3:00 PM Sunday at the First United Church with Rev. David Nethercott officiating. Burial will be held privately. Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements. Contributions: Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102 Oswego, NY 13126 or First United Church 33 S. 3rd St., Fulton, NY 13069.