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Obituary – Ruth Allen

Ruth-F-AllenRuth F. Allen, 91, passed away surrounded by her family on July 5, 2020.

Ruth was born May 14, 1929 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. She was employed by Bank of America for 25 years, beginning as a teller and retiring as a loan officer in 1983.

In 1964 she co-founded Allen Brothers Mortuary with her husband, C. Robert Allen and brother-in-law, Frank W. Allen and his wife Doris.

In her free time she enjoyed reading and doing daily crossword puzzles, but loved spending time with her cats most of all. She had been a member of the Vista Women’s Club for many years.

She is survived by her daughters Judy Sosebee and son-in-law Graff Sosebee and Linda S. Allen, all of Vista; grandchildren, Frank Stout of Elmira, NY, Regina Stout of Mount Vernon, Ohio, Shane Allen-Koepke and his wife Pam of Vista.

She is also survived by two sister-in-laws, Barbara Gardner and Marilyn Gardner, both of Virginia and many nieces and nephews.

Ruth is pre-deceased by her parents, her three brothers, and her husband C. Robert Allen.

Funeral services will be held from 10:00AM–12:00PM on Tuesday 7/21 at Allen Brothers Mortuary in Vista, Ca., with a burial service at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA. from 2:00-2:30PM.