Norman L. Allen

Norman L. Allen, 56, of Williamsport, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at his home.

Born Aug. 28, 1957, in Wellsboro, he was a son of John C. and Rachel (Jones) Allen. Norm was a graduate of Cowanesque Valley High School and Williamsport Area Community College. He served in the U.S. Navy, and had worked as a custodian at Penn College, Hughesville School District, and Williamsport Area School District. Norm loved gardening, collecting Coke memorabilia, bells, and miniature oil lamps. He was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Williamsport.

Surviving are his wife of 16 years, Shirley A. (Robbins) Allen; two sons, John T. Allen, of Williamsport, and Marcus G. DeGarmo, of Dallas, Pa.; two grandchildren, Samantha and Zoey; and three sisters, Esther Allen, Martha Goodman, and Laura Arms.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Leslie M. (Degarmo) Allen in 2000; and a brother, Edwin W. Allen in 2006.

A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Williamsport, 1015 George St., Williamsport, with Pastor Roger W. Betterley officiating. Burial will be private in Wildwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the Allen Family, c/o Apostolic Pentecostal Church, 1015 George St., Williamsport, PA 17701.

Arrangements entrusted to Sanders Mortuary.