Donald T. McAllen, 76

January 19, 2009

DEC. 5, 1932-JAN. 14, 2009

FANNETTSBURG, Pa. - Donald T. "Bud" McAllen, 76, of 9945 Wineman Road, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Dec. 5, 1932, in Willow Hill, Pa., he was the son of the late Donald M. and Sadie LaRue McAllen.

He was employed as an electrician by Letterkenny Army Depot for 37 1/2 years.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Lower Path Valley Presbyterian Church in Fannettsburg, where he served as a trustee and on the Board of Session.


He was a member of McCartney American Legion Post 232 of Dry Run, Pa., Durff-Kuhn VFW Post 6168 of Shippensburg, Pa., American Motorcycle Association, Orrstown F&AM Lodge 262 and the Harrisburg (Pa.) Consistory, among other organizations.

He is survived by his wife, Janet A. Seibert McAllen, whom he married Jan. 24, 1959; two sons, Donald M. McAllen and Daniel M. McAllen, both of Fannettsburg; one sister, Nancy Umbrell of Fannettsburg; one brother, Harry McAllen of Chambersburg; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Jane Hockenberry, Betty Adams and Geraldine Bowers; and one brother, John McAllen.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Agett-Geisel Funeral Home, Dry Run. Pastor Donna Ryan will officiate. Burial will follow in Lower Path Valley Cemetery, with military honors by the McCartney American Legion Post 232 Color Guard.

The family will receive friends Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Lower Path Valley Presbyterian Church, 18072 Fannettsburg Road East, Fannettsburg, PA 17221 or Metal Township Fire and Ambulance Co., 10862 Path Valley Road, Fannettsburg, PA 17221.

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