James R. “Bob” Allen, 80

January 09, 2022

Bob Allen, 80 of Strasburg, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022. He was the husband of Doris Shaubach Allen, celebrating 58 years of marriage in July. Born in Lancaster, PA, he was the son of the late Woodrow W. and Nancy McClune Allen.

Bob was employed as a truck driver and later as a truck dispatcher, retiring from Charles Shirk Trucking in 2007.

Surviving besides his wife Doris is a son, Jeffrey S. (Jackey) of Weikert, PA, daughter Kris Ann (Joe) Weiss of Lancaster, PA, and one special grandson, Tyler Weiss, a sister Brenda (Marvin) Class of Arizona, a very special cousin Donna Eckert, Lititz, nieces and nephews along with many great friends and neighbors.

Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Monica Joshi of the Penn State Cancer Institute. Those who desire may make contributions in Bob’s memory to Penn State Cancer Institute, 400 University Dr., Hershey, PA 17033.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

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Condolences to the Family

January 15, 2022

To Doris from your neighbors in Strasburg, The Mills family: Condolences to you and your family. Paul remembers talking to you at the Strasberg pool when our children were small. Good memories! 

January 13, 2022

My condolences and prayers go out to the Allen Family. It  was my pleasure taking care of Bob. You will deeply be missed. We will take care and look over Doris for you. 
Annette Martin 

January 12, 2022

Goodbye my sweet brother until we meet again. You were the most amazing husband, father, grandfather, friend and brother! I love you to the moon and back!

January 12, 2022

What an honor to be your daughter. Your dedication to your family, your love and support have made me who I am today. While I know I will miss you greatly, I also find peace in knowing you are finally at rest and pain free. My love to you always. Forever your little girl, Kris Ann 

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