Therese V. Allen

Life Story

Therese V. Allen, 85, formerly of 763 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, died at the Sarah Frye Home in Auburn on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. Born in Lewiston on December 2, 1928, she was the daughter of Joseph and Virginia Bourque Allen. Educated locally, she was a graduate of Lewiston High School. She moved to Florida as a young woman and started a career in real estate sales. In 1970 she married Gerard Allen in Florida, and returned to the local area following his death in 1989. An avid reader, she was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Basilica, Prince of Peace Parish. Survivors include three sisters; Irene Lozier of Rutland, VT, Simone Deschaine of Lewiston, and Lorraine Perron of Lewiston, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two brothers, Robert and Raymond Allen, and six sisters; Corinne Deforge, Lauretta Lombard, Gloria Lacasse, Annette Gagne, Cecile St. Amant, and Doris Turgeon. The family thanks the staffs of the Sarah Frye Home and Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Services for the loving care they gave Therese during her final months.


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