James Joseph Allen
June 14, 1929 – April 9, 2019
James Joseph Allen, 89, passed away on April 9, 2019.
He was born on Flag Day, June 14, 1929 in Chicago, to the late Charles and Mary (Flynn) Allen.
Jim served in the United States Air Force, then with the Arizona Air National Guard as a Chief Master Sergeant.
He married the love of his life Patsy Ann Jarrell on June 7, 1952; they shared 64 years of marriage.
Jim is survived by three children Joanne, Stephen (Gigi) & Thomas (Carmen), four grandchildren, Ashley Allen, Jessica Cramer, Ryan Allen, Stephanie (Adam) Mannon and three great grandchildren Isabella, Beau & Grace.
In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by three siblings Rosemary, Betty & Richard.
Family and friends are invited to a viewing on Friday, April 19, 2019 from 9-10AM at West Resthaven Funeral Home, 6450 W. Northern Avenue, Glendale. Funeral services will begin at 10AM. Burial with military honors will follow at West Resthaven Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, ATTN: Development, 2831 N. 31st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85009 or HALO Animal Rescue, 3227 E Bell Rd, Ste D151, Phoenix AZ 85032 or Arizona Air National Guard "PANG CLUB", 3200 E Old Tower Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85034.
- Viewing Friday, April 19, 2019
- Funeral Services Friday, April 19, 2019