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WILLIAM HAROLD ALLEN (BILL)

Born: Apr 16, 1930

Date of Passing: Apr 27, 2022

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ALLEN: William "Bill" Harold passed away at Riverdale Personal Care Home on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Born April 16, 1930 in Rivers, MB, Bill attended grade school in Rivers, then trade school in Brandon. He began his plumbing career at Cotter Brothers in Winnipeg before returning to Rivers to work at Pinnigers Plumbing & Heating. Bill then worked at major construction sites in Thompson, MB and Fort McMurray, AB and then for the Department of National Defence as a Steam Fitter at Rivers Air Base, Lazo (Comox), B.C. Air Base, Portage la Prairie Air Force Base and Shilo Military Base Manitoba. An avid outdoorsman, Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening, and was a Toronto Blue Jays fan. Bill belonged to various organizations including Rivers Masonic Lodge #115, Brandon Preceptory, Brandon Council #10, Royal Arch Mason, Khartum Shriners and Grand Lodge of Manitoba. Bill was a dedicated family man and will be lovingly remembered by his children Fred (Joan), Audrey (Dave), Arthur (Trish), Hank (Patti) and Jacqueline (Gary); 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; siblings Jim, Gordon (Lois), Dave (Marlene), Edward, Richard (Gerri) and Dixie Houston; special friend Roseanne Hewko; and numerous nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his wife Lena; parents Alfred and Mary; brother Robert; and sisters Margaret and Dorothy. The Funeral Service was held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 from St. James Anglican Church, Rivers with Rev. Sally Carter officiating. Interment followed in the Rivers Cemetery. Honourary Pallbearers were Audrey MacKay and Jacqueline Ringland; active Pallbearers were Frederick Allen, Arthur Allen, Henry Allen, Gary Ringland, David MacKay and Andrew MacKay. Donations in memory of Bill may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, 185 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2B7 or Shriner's Hospital, 1155 Wilkes Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3P 1B9.

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Publish Date: May 14, 2022

ALLEN: The death of William "Bill" Harold Allen, beloved husband of the late Lena Allen, occurred at Riverdale Personal Care Home on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Rivers with Rev. Sally Carter officiating. Interment will follow in the Rivers Cemetery. Donations in memory of Bill may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, 185 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2B7. Complete obituary information will follow.

Expressions of sympathy
may be made at
www.memorieschapel.com.


Publish Date: Apr 30, 2022

As published in Brandon Sun on Apr 30, 2022, May 14, 2022

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