Norma A. Allen of Abington, passed peacefully Friday, October 18, 2019 at age 96 at Life Care in West Bridgewater surrounded by friends and family. Norma was an avid card and BINGO player, sharing her BINGO auction trinkets for her great-grandchildren. She was always excited to share her auction finds with them. She was an avid baker and cook, always filling her family up with Sugar and Spice cookies and pasta sauce that you could smell for miles. She enjoyed traveling, line dancing, sewing, but most of all spending time with her family. Her nurses and friends at Life Care became her second family for the past 3 years. She was cared for and loved by everyone she met.
Norma was a loving wife of the late Francis “Red” Allen. She is survived by her children, Karen Panos and her husband William of West Bridgewater, Ralph Allen and his wife Paula of Abington, and Claudia Hover and Stephen Eveline of East Bridgewater. Beloved sister of Beatrice Clem and her husband Edward, and the late Florence Anania and Hamlet “Hal” Piesco; also, survived by sister-in-laws Marjorie Piesco and Thereas Illes; cherished grandmother of 6 grandchildren and soon to be 12 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and late close friends, Leonard and Louise Benoit.
Visitation will be held at the Quealy & Son Funeral Home 116 Adams Street, Abington on Monday, October 21 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., followed by a service at 7 p.m. Interment will be at a later date.
Contributions may be made to Activity Department Life Care of West Bridgewater, 765 W. Center St., West Bridgewater, MA 02379.
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