Howard G. Allen

HOWARD GRANT ALLEN, age 78, of Pennsville NJ (originally from McKeesport, PA) passed peacefully at home on February 26, 2019 due to a prolonged illness. He was the son of the late Howard Frederick and Dorothy (nee Mitchell) Allen. Howard was a Naval Officer and a Graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Master's Degree from Glassboro State College. He taught Social Studies starting in 1966 for over 35 years at Pennsville Memorial High School and also at the Pennsville Adult High School. He was a former PEA President, Mock Trial Advisor and Teacher of the Year before retiring in July 2001. His hobbies included golfing, painting, and traveling with his family. He was the Beloved Husband of Lois "Gay" Allen (nee Gaylord) and Father of Edward "Gene" Allen (Julia), his family also included his daughter's in-law, Geri Skinner (nee Wiggins) (Earl), and Denise Allen (nee Toulson). Grandfather of Marcus and McKayla Allen, Gionna Greco (nee Allen) (Joshua). Great Grandfather of Angelo and Dominic Greco, Carson Harper and Sophia Allen. His Sister Esther Diceraught and her children Heather and Robert Galloway and their families. Also his many furbabies including his favorite dog Hershey.

Friends and family may attend the Memorial Service in his honor at Laughrey's Funeral Home at 1 North Broadway in Pennsville NJ 08070 on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 from 6 to 7 PM . Burial will be private to family.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Salem County Humane Society, 214 North Game Creek Road, P. O. Box 214, Carney's Point, NJ 08069