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Blanche I. (Pratt) Allen

September 30, 1919 ~ April 22, 2017 (age 97)

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Calling Hour
April 26, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Varnum Funeral Home, Inc.
43 East Main Street
PO Box 1
West Brookfield, MA 01585

Funeral Service
April 27, 2017

10:00 AM
Varnum Funeral Home, Inc.
43 East Main Street
PO Box 1
West Brookfield, MA 01585

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West Brookfield - Blanche I. (Pratt) Allen, 97, died Saturday, April 22, 2017 with her loving husband of 71 years by her side.


She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Everett S. Allen and several cousins, nieces and nephews including her cousin Marion Gagnon who has given her so much loving care and support over the last couple of years.  She was born and grew up in West Brookfield, daughter of the late Florence Pratt and was a lifelong resident.


Mrs. Allen worked as an assembler for the Gavitt Wire & Cable Company of Brookfield for 46 years before retiring.


Blanche and Everett have been members of the First Congregational Church in West Brookfield for 80 years as of Easter Sunday.


A Funeral Service for Blanche will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., West Brookfield. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 5 to 7 PM in the funeral home.  Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the West Brookfield Rescue Squad, Inc., P.O. Box 540, West Brookfield, MA 01585.


Charitable donations may be made to:

West Brookfield Rescue Squad, Inc.
P.O. Box 540, West Brookfield MA 01585

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