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Elizabeth Jane Allen, 92

July 16, 2016

Elizabeth Jane Allen

Eliz­a­beth Jane Allen

Eliz­a­beth Jane Allen, 92, of Engle­wood, Fla., slipped away Sat­ur­day, July 16, 2016, at her Char­lotte County residence.

Born on May 21, 1924, in Yonkers, NY, she had been a res­i­dent of Engle­wood for 33 years since com­ing from Brew­ster, NY.

Mrs. Allen was employed by the Put­nam County Clerk’s office.

She was a mem­ber of St. David Epis­co­pal Church.

Betty left us with a trea­sure of gifts. She shared her art of laugh­ter, was a tal­ented cre­ative artist and had the best thick­en­ing recipes on earth. She graced us with her beau­ti­ful voice and sang our favorite song: Some­where Over the Rain­bow. We will never for­get her.

Sur­vivors include her lov­ing hus­band of 72 years, John P. Allen of Engle­wood; two sons, John P. (Patri­cia) Allen III of Val­ley Cen­ter, Calif., and Steven C. (Roberta) Allen of Brew­ster, NY; one sis­ter, Doris Mills of North Port, Fla.; three grand­chil­dren and three great-grandchildren.

Com­mit­tal ser­vice and inurn­ment will be in Novem­ber at Sara­sota National Cemetery.

Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory has been selected to han­dle arrange­ments.  You may share a mem­ory with the fam­ily at www.engelwoodfh.com