george e.allan
Monday, September 14, 2009 at age 78. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Molly J. Allan. Survived by his sons, Douglas Allan & Andrew Allan; daughter, Lesley Allan; brother, Ernest (Lee) Allan; loving grandson, Tyler; loyal companion, Alec; many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Thursday 4-7 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will be held Friday 10:00 AM in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment, Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm in his memory.

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  1. Allan family,

    My wife and I wanted to expess that we are praying for all of you, during such a difficult time, to find some solace and joy in remembering George. God bless.

    Sincerely,

    Tom and Julianne Schager

  2. Although I never had the opportunity to meet Mr. Allan, I have know his daughter Lesley for many years. To Lesley and her siblings…I have been where you are. I understand your pain and I pray that the good memories of your father will help to bring you comfort.

    ‘Fear not, for I am with you;be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’ Isaiah 41:10

  3. Andrew, I am so very sorry for the loss of your father. If he was anything like you, he must have been a wonderful man. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. ‘Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord. Let your perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of the faithful departed and the mercy God rest in peace. Amen’

  4. Doug and Family,

    My deepest sympathy and prayers at the passing of your father. I am certain he is happy being with your mom again and knowing that each of you are doing well in your lives.

  5. Doug and Family: Sending my condolences and prayers during your family’s difficult time. Best wishes to all of you. Kathleen

  6. Doug, Andrew, Lesely & Tyler – You are all in my heart…and my heat just breaks for all of you. We will keep your father and mother alive in our hearts with all the beautiful memories we have of them. I feel so blesses to have had them in my life.

  7. Doug,

    God bless you and your family during this time. My heart and prayers are with you all.

    God bless and all the love,
    Kristin Nuzzo

  8. Douglas, Andrew and Lesley,

    The loss of a parent at any age is so difficult. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family during this very sad time. Doug, your Tribune family is here for you. Please lean on us.

  9. George was a wonderful person and a great neighbor. We will miss his humor, all the news of the neighborhood and his tomatoes, but most of all his smiling face.

  10. Hey Doug,
    really sorry about your Dad. I know you were preparing, but it’s still hard when it actually happens. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Hi Doug,

    Deepest sympathy with the loss of your father – I was so sad to hear the news. Just know that your friends at Tribune are praying for you and your family during this difficult time.

    You are where you are supposed to be – take time to spend with your family.

    So sorry for your loss my friend, take care.

    Jan Beckner

  12. I never met George personally, however I have been blessed by knowing his daughter, Lesley for many years. I am sure he was as much of a delight as she is. My thoughts and prayer are with your family. I have been through the same loss myself. Please take care, I hope to attend the service Friday morning.
    Love Always-
    Lorie Wagner (co-worker of Lesley)

  13. I was blessed to know George over the last couple of years. I always enjoyed visiting with George as he had some intersting stories to tell. He always had a smile.

  14. I work with Lesley. Through her I have gotten to know George. I made homemade chocolate chip cookies for Lesley. She gave some to her Dad. He loved them. So whenever I brought cookies to work I would give her some to take to George. Tuesday morning I saw two rainbows in the sky. My thoughts went immediately to your Dad & Mom. They are together again. I know what you are going through as I have been where you are now. Pray to GOD. He will help you through now and forever.

  15. Lesley… My deepest condolences to you and your family. Your dad was a gentleman and fantastic individual to work with at DuPont. His sports trivia was amazing and he could always make you laugh with his contagious and humorous personality…

  16. My condolences to your family. George and I played golf together during our years at Dupont and after we retired. He talked about how much he enjoyed golfing with his father-in-law at St. Andrew’s in Scotland. He had a very ‘wristy’ golf swing and a wonderful personality.

  17. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Doug. Praying for friends to comfort you, faith to uphold you, and loving memories to help you smile again.
    With Heartfelt Sympathy,
    Kelly Musick

  18. Please accept our long distance sympathy, we love you all and praying for you. We have fond memories of Uncle George and know that he has left quite a legacy behind. Please give Alec and extra dog biscuit from us too! We love you all and God Bless You!

  19. So sorry to hear of George’s passing. I still have the golf ball he gave me several years ago. Just can’t seem to hit it. It stays in my bag. Always makes me think of George. God Bless.

  20. To the family of George Allan, I am sorry to hear of your loss. I hope in time that your memories will fill your heart.

    Kathleen Sergent
    Chicago Tribune

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