GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

May 10, 2013

Norman C. Allen, 71


Freedom, N.H. — Norman passed away in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on May 8 with his family by his side. He leaves behind his devoted wife, Anita; four children, Rick Allen of Berwick, Maine, Beth Rutherfurd and her husband, William of Norfolk, Va., Tammy Fletchall of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Cheyenne Allen of Freedom, N.H. He also leaves his special niece, Julie Behsman, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and her husband, Marty; his two nephews, Corey and Chris Moody of Gloucester, Mass.; his eight grandchildren; and finally, his best friend, and sister, KiKi (Allen) Moody of Gloucester Mass., now residing in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Mr. Allen was a carpenter by trade and in his early years, and a fisherman out of Gloucester. In the past 10 years he worked his trade by building a home in the Philippines, where he wanted to spend his last years, he was almost finished. He will be missed by the lives he touched here, as well as those in the Philippines, who he helped by supplying them with books for their schools, clothes for their families, and needed items for their hospital. Remember him in your prayers.