Michael Thomas Allen

March 3, 1978March 5, 2014
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Michael Thomas Allen, 36 of Kissimmee, passed away on March 5, 2014. Along with his wife Heather who loved him dearly Michael is survived by four beautiful children, sons Noah and Jonah and stepchildren Micaila and Caleb. He is also survived by; Mother, V’Ann and stepfather Ron Kostick; Father, George and stepmother Cindy Allen; Sisters, Christi Allen and Rilee Kostick; “Merry Grandma” Pylyp and Grandma Cathy Egan; and many Family and Friends that will miss him dearly.

Michael was born on March 3, 1978 in Brooklyn, New York to George Allen and V’Ann Kostick. He traveled the world and lived in many places as his father was in the Army. He settled as an adult in Nashville, Tennessee and Kissimmee, Florida, where he currently resided with his wife and children. Michael served in the United States Navy and Graduated from Nashville Auto-Diesel College, where he became an ASE master certified diesel mechanic.

He was involved with Cub Scouts for many years as a Scoutmaster and Den Leader of pack 800, and was involved in all his children's activities from scouts to cheer, baseball and hockey. According to his children, he was selfless, caring, loving, humorous, thoughtful, supportive, kind-hearted, devoted, friendly, gentle, generous, smart, nice, funny, good looking, had a love for watches, and was the Best Dad Ever!

Michael was a friend to all, always had a quick smile and helping hand. Please come and show your love for our bright star who has moved on to heaven and awaits us with a big smile open arms.

Family will receive friends at Grissom Funeral Home on Monday, March 10, 2014 from 10:00am until 11:00am. The Funeral Service will Begin at 11:00am, with Deacon Manny Lacsamana officiating. Refreshments will be served following the Service.

For donations in assistance for Michael’s Funeral, please contact Grissom Funeral Home (407) 847-3131. Arrangements for Michael have been entrusted to the care of Grissom Funeral Home & Crematory


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Brian Rapp

March 31, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. I was looking through the Sentinel because I used to live in FL. Michael looked like a kind man and I know you will miss him dearly. May the grace of God surround your family and comfort you in your grief. God bless you. Sending love and prayers from Dallas, TX B. Rapp

March 12, 2014

We miss you daddy. Nothing and no one will ever replace your spot in the boys hearts or lives. I hope that you are at peace and that you will watch over and protect your babies. Love you always.

March 11, 2014

Deeply sorry for the loss. This is a very difficult time for the family and friends to go through , so I hope you find comfort from the memories that you have of Michael. Proverbs 17:22

Rey Martinez

March 11, 2014

Mike you will be missed , there was no one like you !!! i'm glad we got to work together... Rest in Peace my friend.
Rey at Con-Way

chad mcginn

March 11, 2014

mike was a great friend and a great guy i considered him my brother we went to college together, it wouldnt have been the same without him i will miss him alot rest in piece my brother

Amy and Mike Stephens

March 10, 2014

I love that our children are friends and that we were able to know Mike. He always had a smile and quick wit. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and his sweet children.

leslie schiller

March 10, 2014

I am so sorry for you loss. My thoughts are with you and your family in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Bill Tocco

March 10, 2014

Mike, never met a stranger. His humor won the hearts of many, including mine. Lindsey and I will always love him and he is deeply missed.

March 10, 2014

Mike you will be missed deeply. You will be remembered by everyone who knew you.

Jeanne Smith

Ryan Partin

March 10, 2014

Mike's passing is not just a significant loss to his family and friends but to the whole world. His contagious smile and laughter was one that encouraged you to do the same and made the day better. My thoughts are with his sons and family. God Speed my friend.