Carol (Blagden) Allen, 84, a long time resident of Worcester, PA passed away, January 23, 2013. She was the wife of the late R.W.P. Allen III, to whom she was married to for over 44 years. Born March 28 , 1928 in Chestnut Hill, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Douglass Silliman Blagden and Carolyn Valentine Blagden. Mrs. Allen grew up in Blue Bell and lived in Worcester for 56 years. She was a life member of the Center Square Volunteer Fire Company and Mrs. Allen and her mother were the first and second women fire fighters to be members of the fire company. They joined the department during World War II and also served as civil defense ambulance drivers. Mrs. Allen worked at Wings Field in her youth, assisted her husband in several businesses, raised her family and in recent years ran a family gift shop. She is survived by her children, Carol Valentine Allen, R.W.P.(Pete) Allen IV, Richard Stockton Allen, her daughter in law Vicki L. Allen and five grandchildren; all of Worcester. Mrs. Allen requested friends and visitors wear bright and colorful clothing to her celebration of life. Service at 11:00 AM on Friday, February 1, 2013 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Bethlehem Pike and Camp Hill Road, Whitemarsh. Friends and visitors are invited to meet the family from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM at the church. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery. Contributions may be made in her memory to the Center Square Fire Company, 1298 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422 or the Worcester Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 1, Worcester, PA 19490.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.rlwilliamsfuneralhome.com
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