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Shirley A. Allen
Age 68, of North Canton, passed away Sat., July 13, 2019. She was born Dec. 26, 1950 in Canton, a daughter of the late Michael and Mildred (Jones) Yablonski, and was a life resident of this area. Shirley was a 1968 graduate of Lehman High School. She was a retired Insurance Agent from Ron Smith Agency, and previously was office manager at the Art Institute. Shirley was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in North Canton and a former member of Congress Lake Country Club. She is survived by her husband, D. William Allen, to whom she was married 43 years on July 10th, two sons, Ryon (Christopher Grove) Allen and Michael Allen, a granddaughter, Cecelia Allen, and a sister, Janet Knight. She has a great love for her family and her rescue dog O’Brien and dachshund Noelle. A private graveside service will be held on Friday, July 26, 2019 in Warstler Cemetery with Fr. Tom Bishop officiating. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Stark County Humane Society, PO Box 7077, Canton, OH 44705. Condolences may be sent to: www.gordonfuneralhomes.com.