Conard K. Allen

August 26, 1928 ‒ April 26, 2007

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Conard K. Allen, age 78, of Mount Vernon, died Thursday April 26, 2007 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. Conard was born August 26, 1928 in Mount Vernon to Ralph and Annie (Kerr) Allen. He served with the United States Army in Austria in 1950 to 1952 then returned to Mount Vernon where he spent the rest of his lifetime. Conard retired from the Knox County Department of Highways after 37 years of faithful service.

Surviving are his wife Mary (Scott) Allen whom he married April 15, 2003; his sons and daughters-in-law Ralph and Janet Allen of Roscoe, Illinois, Fred and Jane Allen of Fredericktown, and Henry and Carmen Allen of Mount Vernon; four grandchildren Robert Allen, Kristi Allen, Miles Allen and Daniel Allen; two great grandsons Tyler Allen and Jonathan Allen and his nephew Alan Pisano of Boston, Mass. Besides his parents Conard was preceded in death by his first wife Kathryn Allen and his sister Irene Pisano.

Friends may call Sunday from 1 PM to 3 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High Street, Mount Vernon where funeral services will be Monday at 10 AM. Burial with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow at Mound View Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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