Charles K. Allen Jr


Charles K. Allen Jr., 89, passed away at the Island Nursing Home, Deer Isle, on Feb. 11, 2021. He was born Sept. 3, 1931, in Melrose, Mass., the son of C. Kenneth Allen and Ruth Cummings Allen.

Charles graduated high school from George Stevens Academy. He graduated from the University of Maine, Orono, and Wesleyan University in Connecticut with a master’s in education. He taught high school mathematics for over 30 years, both in Maine and New York.

Charles was married to Hope Turner. Charles loved camping, long family road trips, reading, suppers at the Sedgwick Baptist Church and chocolate in any form.

He is survived by his three children, Gary Allen of Sedgwick, Kathie Koontz of Sedgwick and Susan Blanco of Vancouver, Wash.; three granddaughters, Erin Simons of Titusville, Fla., Sara Koontz of Sedgwick and Azalea Allen of Sioux Falls, S.D.; one grandson, Daniel Allen of Brentwood, N.Y., and several great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; wife, Hope; brother Jon Allen; and sister Diane Stewart.

Per his request, internment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Sedgwick, will be private.

Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St. Ellsworth

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