A Mass of resurrection for Roland "Ron" J. Allen Jr., 56 of County Route 40, Massena will be held Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 12 noon at the Church of the Sacred Heart with Rev. Daniel DeLuca presiding. Friends and family may call Monday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena.
Ron is survived by his wife Paulette of nearly 38 years; his mother, Geraldine Allen of Malone; a daughter, Dawn LaBarge, wife of Kenneth of Massena; a son, Michael J. and wife Amanda of Massena; four grandchildren, Blade and Aspen LaBarge, Dakota and Emily Allen.
Ron was born May 29, 1954 in Malone, the son of Roland J. and Geraldine (Mainville) Allen. A graduate of Franklin Academy, Ron served in the United States Air Force, and was honorably discharged in 1978. Ron married his wife Paulette (Racine) August 18, 1973 in Notre Dame Church, Malone. He was employed for Honeywell in Albany, later employed at Alcoa as an Electrical Engineer for over 30 years. He was a member of the 25 Year Club at Alcoa.
He was also active in the Boy Scouts, earning a rank as Eagle Scout and was a troop leader; a past member of the Knights of Columbus Malone Council and of the American Legion Post #79. He enjoyed camping with his family and grandchildren. Ron also enjoyed working with computers.
Online condolences may be made at www.phillipsmemorial.com