Nellie Mae Kovaleski Allman

October 18, 1934 ‒ September 27, 2015

Delaware, Ohio

Nellie Mae Kovaleski Allman, age 80, passed away at her residence on Sunday, September 27, 2015.

She was born in Belle Valley, Ohio on October 18, 1934, the daughter of the late Owen and Hazel (Lyons) McCune.

Nellie was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Newark and attended the Washington Avenue United Methodist Church in Columbus. She enjoyed shopping, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. Nellie was also active in Chancel Guild, Candle Lighters, and a life member of the 95th Bomb Group.

She is survived by her brother, Aubrey McCune; sister, Joyce McCune McMillen; nephew, Larry Allen (Marci) McCune of Westerville; great nieces and nephews, Toni (Gabe) Morrison, Austin McCune, and Hunter McCune; great-great niece, Lillian Mae Morrison; and several other nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Nellie is preceded in death by her husbands, Charles Kovaleski, and Russell Allman.

Visitation will be held at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W William St, Delaware, OH 43015, on Thursday, October 1, 2015 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm.

Graveside services will be held at Glen Rest Memorial Estate in Reynoldsburg on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 11:00am with Pastor Gary Underwood officiating.

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  • We had the most wonderful friendship. It just didn’t last long enough. I thought of her everyday after she moved and all the fun times we had. They are great memories that I will treasure. We certainly hit every store that was close by and found many treasures but she was the best treasure. Our walks and talks the shopping and just being together were some my best times. We could laugh at our selves and our husbands. They joined in some of the silliness. And of course what would life have been with Toni and Selena not envolved. They loved to try on everything the store had. The problem they looked so good in everything we had to buy it all for them. Nellie and charm and class and made you feel so comfortable. She was loved by all. I will miss her deeply. Love to all her family. Nellie save me a place in heaven right beside you and we will continue our talks. We never ran out of subjects to talk about and never said a bad thing about anyone. our lives were blessed knowing our spouses and how well they got along. It always felt like family to Gary and me. One happy thing is I can never lose those memories and they will be front and center in my life. God bless all of you and remember how wonderful her and Russ were. She is now at peace with the two men that made her happiest. She always said she couldn’t wait to see them again. She is now happy. Love you Nellie. Be peaceful and know I love you Marcie Brown

  • To the family of Nellie, please accept my condolences.
    I am the resurrection and the life. The one who exercises
    faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life.
    Earthly Resurrection.
    (John 11:25).

  • Allen, Marci, & Family:

    We are so deeply saddened about losing Nellie. In the three plus years we lived next to her, we found her to be a truly remarkable woman, who lived such a wonderful and exciting life. She was so full of pride and self confidence; she was fiercely independent; she was the epitome of class; and, she had so much love for her family.

    We could not have asked for a better neighbor. But more important than being a wonderful neighbor, she became a dear friend to us. Nellie was the type of person who made the world a better place for many people. And for the short time we knew her, she certainly made it a better place for us.

    We will miss her so very much.

    With our Deepest Sympathy,

    Lon & Cheryl Patton