Carlton V. Allen, 66, of Hermon, died December 1, 2010, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Allen-Denesha Funeral Home in DeKalb Junction is in care of arrangements.
Calling hours will be Sunday, December 5, 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m. at the funeral home. The funeral service will be on Monday, December 6, at 11:00 a.m. at the Hermon United Methodist Church, with the Reverend William Hart officiating. Burial is to follow at the Hermon Cemetery.
Carlton is survived by his wife, Susan; sons Carlton W. of DeKalb Junction, and Scott L. (Penny) of Hermon; daughters Cathy (fiancé Jim Race) Streeter of Hermon, and Kimberly (Karl) Weldon, of Gouverneur; sisters Mary (Thomas) Derosia, of Clay, Marge (Ralph) Hammond, of Rensselear Falls, Phyllis Reed, of Hermon, and Nancy (Hubert) Schofell, of Florida; grandchildren Dezirae (Jonathan) Preston, Bailey Allen, Lindsey Weldon, Logan Allen, Chelsea Streeter, Caulen Allen, Lesley Weldon, MaCailla Allen, Kayleigh Allen, and Cooper Allen; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by sisters, Marion Perkins and Debbie Downing.
He was born April 7, 1944 in Hermon, the child of Carlton W and Phyllis Canfield Allen. He married Susan Baxter, December 10, 1966 at the Hermon United Methodist Church, Reverend Kenneth McQuinn officiating. He was in the Navy. He was a heavy equipment operator for Gouverneur Talc.
He was a past member of the Hermon Volunteer Rescue Squad, Hermon United Methodist Church, DeKalb Hermon Senior Citizen Club, former Mayor, Councilman and Constable in Hermon. He loved being with his grandchildren, hunting, fishing, he was an avid Yankee’s Fan, a daily regular at Woody’s for coffee, avid fan of Harley Davidson Motorcycles, and John Deere Farm Equipment, he collected die cast cars, especially Ford’s. He loved his animals, his camp at Trout Lake, where he enjoyed watching the children fish at the Trout Lake Fishing Derby every year.
Contributions can be made to the St. Jude’s Children Hospital or the charity of one’s choice.