Bernadine M. Allen

February 23, 1918March 27, 2012

Bernadine M. Allen, born Feb. 23, 1918, in Peoria, Ill., passed away on March 27, 2012. She was a resident of Thousand Oaks for 38 years.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Chester Gill and Lloyd Allen; daughter, Mary; and granddaughter, Christina.

Bernadine is survived by two sons, Donald Gill and Robert Gill; stepdaughters, Diane Allen and Suzette Niles; a nephew; two nieces; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Her hobbies and talents were painting, ceramics, needlepoint, sewing and gardening, all of which were beautifully done.

A memorial service will be held at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks-Griffin Memorial Park in Westlake Village at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3.

In lieu of flowers, Bernadine requested a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital .


  • Visitation Tuesday, April 3, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Bernadine M. Allen

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Kellee Shields Nelson

April 2, 2012

Dear Gill Family, I am deeply sadden to hear of the loss of your mother and grandmother. Our sincere condolences to the entire Gill and Allen families.

Karen & Bob Phipps

March 31, 2012

We were sad to hear that your family has lost Bernie. She has been a very nice neighbor for many, many years.