MORENCI- Fred Allen, 62, went home to the Lord on Friday, May 3, 2013, surrounded by this loving family.
Fred was born on April 4, 1951, to the later Walter and Helen (Rushlow) Allen in Watertown, N.Y., and graduated from Watertown High School in 1969. On May 28, 1972, Fred married Regina Terzini in Watertown, N.Y. He served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and received an honorable discharge in 1974.
Upon his return from the military, Fred relocated to Syracuse, N.Y., for 20 years. While living in Syracuse, Fred was a member of the Carpenters Union and then was employed by General Motors. He also served several years with the Lyncourt Volunteer Fire Department. Fred transferred to Morenci in 1993, to continue employment with General Motors/Delphi Automotive Systems, retiring in 2006, after 30 years of service.
In addition to his parents, Fred was predeceased in death by his half-brother, John Jack Allen; sister-in-law, Anne Trygar, Watertown, N.Y.; and father-in-law Amelio Chops Terzini, Syracuse, N.Y.
In addition to his devoted wife of 41 years, he is survived by three daughters, Christina (James) Knight of Connorsville, Ind., Tracey (David) Harvey, Jr. of Adrian, Maria Allen of Schenectady, N.Y.; a son, Frederick T. Allen, Jr., Toledo, Ohio; grandchildren; a sister, Mary Allen; brothers, Thomas (Bertha) Trygar and Bruce Allen, all of Watertown, N.Y.; mother-in-law, Margaret Terzini; sister-in-law, Barbara (Gregory) Fernandez, all of Syracuse, N.Y.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Fred will be lovingly remembered by his family for his great sense of humor, motorcycling, barbecuing, camping, ice fishing, snowmobiling, his love of the New York Yankees, Elvis and country music.
A memorial mass will be held June 15th, 2013 at Noon at Our Lady Pompei Church in Syracuse, 301 Ash Street.