Obituary of Linda Allen
Linda L. Allen, 70 of Sidney Center went to her Heavenly Home, on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 following a lengthy illness. She was surrounded by her loving husband, Floyd of 48 years and their daughters.
Linda was born on August 23rd, 1947 in the Town of Tompkins, the daughter of the late Austin and Catherine (Bartschi) Phoenix. She was a Graduate of Walton Central School, Class of 1965. On March 21st, 1970 she married Floyd Allen at her parent’s home in the Town of Tompkins.
Linda was an active partner with Floyd on their home farm. She loved farm life and raised their family there. She loved time spent with her children and grandchildren. Cherished moments were also spent with many dear friends. She loved the outdoors, and enjoyed hiking; fishing; gardening; sewing; cooking and baking. She was a devoted member of the Northfield Community Church. All that knew Linda were inspired by her strength, grace and wisdom.
Linda is survived by her loving family, her husband, Floyd, three daughters: Michelle & Mark Marshall of Unadilla; Helana & Keith Mulawka of Angola; Kelly & Daniel Cirigliano of Unadilla; grandchildren, Hannah, Daniel, Jacob, Ryan, Morgan, Paige, Dillion, Kennedy, Ava, Gabriel, and Griffin; son in law, Shawn Calkins; sister: Sandra & John McClenon of Trout Creek; step-mother, Lois Phoenix; brothers and sisters-in-law, Howard & Patricia Allen, Barbara Lathan, Virginia O’Dell, and Kathleen Allen and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Linda was predeceased by a daughter, Lori Calkins; grandchildren, Isaac and Matthew and brother-in-law Reginald Allen.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Sunday, April 15th, 2018 from 5 to 7pm, at the Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend Street, Walton, where services will be held on Monday morning at 11am with Pastor Marv Root, officiating. Burial will follow in Walton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Linda’s memory may be made to the Northfield Community Church, 5118 County Highway 23, Walton, NY 13856.