Kenneth L. Allen, Sr., 82, of Rumford, passed away Friday, September 14, 2018 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, Providence. He was the husband of Maureen (O’Connor) Allen. Born in East Providence, he was a son of the late Lloyd and Edith (Rogers) Allen.
Kenneth proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean War aboard submarines USS Redfin and USS Argonaut. He was employed by Guild drilling until he retired.
Besides his wife Maureen, he leaves behind two sons; Kenneth Allen, Jr. and his wife Christine of Virginia Beach, VA, Russell Allen of Rumford, four grandchildren and one great grand child. He was the father of the late Leslie M. Allen, the brother of the late Bobby Allen, Byron Allen, Phyllis Carpenter and Audrey Allen. Kenneth loved traveling and spending his winters in Wellton, AZ with his wife Maureen, he loved playing golf, gardening, fishing & quahogging. Kenneth was a good man and loved by all who knew him.
Calling hours will be on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 10-11 with a service at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial with Military Honors will immediately follow in Gate of Heaven.