Clifford O. Allen

  • Born: May 7, 1927
  • Died: November 6, 2017
  • Location: Old Saybrook, Connecticut

Robinson, Wright & Weymer

34 Main St
Centerbrook, CT 06409
Tel. (860) 767-8000

Tribute & Message From The Family

Clifford O. Allen, age 90, a longtime resident of Old Saybrook passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday evening, November 6, 2017 at his residence. He was the beloved husband of Virginia (Everitt) Allen who he married on January 31, 1953 in Deep River. Cliff was born in Norwich on May 7, 1927 the son of Walter and Florence (Remmick) Allen. He was a proud veteran of World War II serving in the United States Army in the European Theater. Cliff had been a resident of Old Saybrook for over 60 years. He was a welder working at Essex Machine Works for over 40 years retiring in 1989. Cliff enjoyed building birdhouses, riding his classic Schwinn bicycle in Cornfield Point and through the beach roads of Old Saybrook. He would always stop to chat with his neighbors. He was always a comic. He also loved boating and crabbing. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Besides his wife Ginny Cliff leaves his daughter Debra Clark, and her husband Jay of Westbrook, sons, Brian Allen and his wife Anita of Old Lyme, and James Allen and his wife Bellinda of Westbrook, his grandchildren, Kaitlin Hutchins, Tyler Clark, Dylan Allen, James Allen, Kallista Allen, Stephanie Allen, Maxine Allen, Khrystyn Allen, and Cassandra Bartlett, his great-grandchildren, Hazel Hutchins and Mia Clark, sister, Marion Whittelsey of Westbrook, and a brother, Walter Allen of Oklahoma. He was predeceased by his son Timothy Allen and grandson Gregory Allen. Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 2:00PM. Burial with the rendering of Full Military Honors will follow in the Riverview Cemetery in Essex. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Old Saybrook Ambulance Association, 316 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 or to Middlesex Hospice, 28 Crescent Street, Middletown, CT 06457. To share a memory of Cliff or send a condolence to his family please visit