Shirley A. (Miller) Allen, formerly of Concord, NC, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2022 after a brief illness at the age of 92. Born in Geneva, NY, Shirley was the daughter of the late Clarence and Mabel (Huntley) Miller.
Shirley resided in North Syracuse for many years. She retired in 1980 after 20 years as a bank teller at Marine Midland Bank. Shirley was a member of the Plank Road Quilt Guild, the Rose Hill Home Bureau, and the Quilt Group at Luther Memorial Church where she was a parishioner. Shirley also participated in Luther Memorial’s Altar Guild, served as their Treasurer for 25 years and as a communion assistant.
She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Malcolm “Mel” Allen, Jr. in 2003 and by her stepdaughter, Elizabeth “Betty” Landon in 2006.
Surviving are her daughter, Judith (Richard) Allen-Hoppe of Concord, NC; a son, Malcolm G. (Lori) Allen III, of Central Square; a sister, Carol (Anthony) Spetrino of Syracuse and a brother, Richard (Shirley) Miller of Chittenango; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
Contributions in Shirley’s memory may be made to the Metrolina Association for the Blind, 704 Louise Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204.
Friends may call on Friday from 11 am - 12 pm at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale, with a Funeral Service following at 12:00 pm. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse.