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Clifford D. Allen

Clifford D. Allen, 74, of Marietta formerly of Murrysville, PA, passed away at 10:45 am on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at The Arbors after a 10-year battle with dementia ultimately succumbing to cancer.  He was born on January 28, 1939, in Wilkinsburg, PA, to Ray and Gladys Riddle Allen.

He was a 1957 graduate of Franklin Regional High School, retired as a Maintenance Mechanic from Westinghouse Air Brake Company, was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Murrysville, PA, Sardis Volunteer Fire Department of Sardis, PA, Murrysville Medic I in Murrysville, PA serving as a volunteer paramedic, Crowfoot Rod & Gun Club, and the U.S. Army Reserves.  He was most recently a member Gilman United Methodist Church of Marietta.
On August 16, 1969, he married Judith Roberts who survives with 1 daughter, Renee (Ben) Caslow of Marietta, 2 granddaughters, Maureen and Lydia Caslow.  He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday (Feb. 6) at 10:30 am at Gilman United Methodist Church with Reverend Diann O’Bryant officiating.  Cremains will be entombed at later date at East Lawn Memorial Park.  Friends may call at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home on Tuesday after 2:00pm with family present from 2-4 & 6-8.  Messages of sympathy may be sent at
Memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Home of Pittsburgh and Lemieux Family Center, 5324 Pennsylvania Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224 or online at or a charity of donor’s choice.