Albion, NY/West Point, KY - Joseph Kent Blaine Allen, age 26, died on December 29, 2013. He was born on August 7, 1987 at Andrews Air Force Base and had lived in this area most of his life before joining the Navy and just recently moving to West Point, KY to be near his dad.
Joe had served in the US Navy from 2005-2009. He was a member of the Sheret Post #35 American Legion in Albion and Holy Family Parish. He loved to read, science, politics, sports, and music; including Blue Grass. Joe loved having fun and being around his family; especially if it was hanging with his nieces and nephews.
He was predecease by his sister, Katherine Mae Allen, in 1997. Joe is survived by his mother, Carmela (Judy Richardson) Calabria-Allen of Waterport; father, David (Melinda) Allen of Fort Knox, KY; his sisters, Patricia (Michael) McDonald of Medina, Theresa Allen; and brother, Samuel Allen, both of Fort Knox, KY; step-sisters, Techelle Stephens and Nicole Stephens, both of Albion; paternal grandmother, Shirley (Ray Vitatoe) of Milford, OH; nieces and nephews, Mason, Gavin, Kayli, Logan, Chance, Adelynn; as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 W. Ave., Albion on Friday from 5-8 PM where prayers will be said on Saturday at 9:30 AM, followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Family Parish/St. Joseph's Church at 10:00 AM. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Veterans Outreach Center, 459 South Ave., Rochester NY 14620.
To share a special memory of Joe, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.