Jeanette Jeanie Lynn Belsley Allen

August 14, 1950March 28, 2013
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Jeanette Lynn Allen, age 62, passed away March 28, 2013. She was the dearest wife of Patrick Allen, beloved mother of Ann Marie Mason, and the late Jason Allen, cherished grandmother of Cody and Luke Mason, precious daughter of the late Lois and Ben Belsley, and caring sister of Larry (Elaine) Belsley, Linda (John) Reardon, Steve (Patti) Belsley, and Sally (Ron) Blaszczyk.

Jeanie graduated from Redford Union High School in 1968. Her kindness, ready smile and positive attitude drew people to her. She was popular as a cheerleader and elected to homecoming court. It was in high school that she caught the eye of classmate Patrick Allen. The high school sweethearts married in 1969. They enjoyed a very loving supportive marriage for 43 years.

At the age of 24, Jeanie was baptized and committed her life to the Lord. She was a devoted member of the Apostolic Christian Church for 38 years. Her faith and love for the Lord, along with serving and caring for others, was an inspiration to many. Her selfless giving was reflected in her determination to encourage and advocate for anyone struggling with life’s difficulties. Her compassion provided hope and a ray of sunshine to many strangers, family and friends. Jeanie loved nature and working outside. Her flower garden was beautiful. She willingly helped others with their work and shared positive energy with family and friends. Jeanie was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and wonderful friend. You could always count on her focused energy to help wherever needed. Her family, relatives and many friends will miss her dearly and cherish her legacy of love and kindness.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Harry J. Will funeral Home, 37000 W. Six Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48152. Visitation hours are Sunday, March 31, 2013, from 2-8 p.m. The funeral service will take place at the Apostolic Christian Church, 29575 Wentworth Ave., Livonia, MI, on Monday, April 1, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., following a short visitation at the church starting at 1:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Apostolic Christian Church, 29575 Wentworth Ave., Livonia, MI 48154 or the non-profit, Woodhaven Retirement Community, c/o Randy Gasser, Administrator, 29667 Wentworth, Livonia, MI 48154.

The family is Grateful to God for Jeanie. She was a wonderful example of God’s love. We appreciate your love, kindness and prayers during Jeanie’s illness. Your cards, flowers, meals and visits were a comfort for Jeanie and a blessing for our family. John 13:34, “That ye love one another: as I have loved you.”

May God bless you all, Patrick, Anne, Cody and Luke


  • Visitation Sunday, March 31, 2013
  • Visitation Monday, April 1, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 1, 2013
  • Committal Service Monday, April 1, 2013

Jeanette Jeanie Lynn Belsley Allen

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Joan Ricevuto

November 28, 2016

Jean, as Christmas approaches I reminish about the past and how you are always remembered for all your kindness and love. All the fun and ice cream drinks at Sneaky Petes. Always a great friend and helper. Love, your friend Joan

Joan Ricevuto

July 2, 2016

Jean, your one of my many gardian Angels who are always at my side. I miss our talks and your kind and gentle spirit. Someday we will all be together again. You remain in my heart and I will never forget our fun times growing up with the kids in Livonia! They went so fast but were filled with fun and love. Your friend always, Joan

July 1, 2016

Jeanie, We all miss your unselfish and unconditional love of family and friends. Your devotion to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was a example to everyone. We can only hope we can join you and your son Jason in Heaven.

Joan Ricevuto

July 18, 2015

Jean, no matter how much time passes your in my heart and prayers! I know you truly are a guardian angel looking down and when I need it most you are somewhere near. I have other friends now but will never find one who was so kind gentle and always willing to be there for me through thick and thin!

July 17, 2015

Jeanie you are loved and missed

August 28, 2014

Jeanette, I thank God for your love, kindness, and devotion over our life time together. Most important the message you left all. "This you know that when you put God is in charge, you will find True Peace! Thank you, Jeanette for I shall never forget and, will always treasure, Love, and honor our past life together. Until we meet again at Heavens Door. Love you always, Patrick

Joan Ricevuto

August 9, 2014

Your always in my thoughts and I carry you in my heart always! I look at your picture on my dresser every day and night! Your birth date is August 14th and I also think of your loving husband and your beautiful daughter and grandchildren. I know how much you loved them and how proud of your daughter you were. You are a ray of sunshine and are in every rainbow I see! I am so happy God placed you in my life and you taught me what love, kindness, faith and Good Friends are all about! Love and Prayers

April 1, 2014

Jeanette, Today is the one year anniversary of your arrival in Heaven. I miss you, love you, and pray one day my hand will joyfully reach out to yours in Heaven if it is Gods will. Love your Husband,Patrick

Joan Ricevuto

February 17, 2014

I miss my lifelong friend always and forever! You understood me more than anyone and your kindness and patience and listening were a part of your love and caring! I have many things in my house that remind me of you, towels you have sent me, baskets even old cards. Whenever I'm at my kitchen sink I remember how you would scrub my sink on South Clement Circle. Your hands and heart were always busy taking care of something or someone! I will never forget you and know when my time comes I hope you will meet me at the gate and make my passing easier! Your friend forever!

Chris W

February 16, 2014

The Lord Jesus Christ is keeping you and Jason busy. I will see both of you very soon. Mrs Allen I have only great memories of you from my child hood and how I miss my friend JP.