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Robert M. Allen III


Robert M. Allen III, 72, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on October 25, 1944 in Harrisburg and was the son of Juanita (Besera) Allen and the late Robert M. Allen II.

He was a member of Riverside Chapel New Beginnings Church, Middletown. Bob was retired from the Mechanicsburg Navy Depot where he was a machinist. He enjoyed golfing, airplanes, cars, motorcycles, racing, and all other sports and was a very athletic man.

Bob is survived by his loving wife Eva (Kreiser) Allen; four children Douglas Allen, Michael Allen and his wife Melody, Carol Allen-Gordon, and Robert Allen IV and his wife Rebecca; a stepdaughter Joanna L. Banic; two sisters Roberta Alridge and Ramona Spruill; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

A tribute to Bob’s life will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Riverside Chapel New Beginnings Church, 630 S. Union St., Middletown, PA 17057, with the Rev. Britt Strohecker officiating. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church.

Burial will be in Hillsdale Cemetery, Londonderry Township.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Celtic Hospice, 900 Century Dr., Suite 201, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.