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·Our staff is available for guidance.
Norman C. Allen, 65, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 13, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on May 1, 1955, in Westmoreland, Jamaica. He was the son of the late Roland and Rebecca (Rhodan) Allen.
Raised and educated in Jamaica, Norman worked as a cabinet maker before immigrating to the United States in 2000. He lived and worked in Haverhill for the past twenty years. He loved spending time with his wife and children. He was passionate about playing Dominoes with his family and friends, dancing, listening to music, and playing soccer with his children.
He will be remembered as a kind and devoted father, husband, and friend.
In addition to his parents, Norman was predeceased by his older brother, Neville Allen.
Norman will be missed and is survived by his loving wife, Stacy (Proia) Allen; adored children, Tannesha, Christoff, Riley, Griffin, and Finley Allen; step-daughter, Lindsay Proia; siblings, Hazel Clark, Cecil Allen, Vincent Allen, Daphne Allen, Beryl Allen, Austin Allen, Justin Cunningham, Beverly Cunningham, and Devon Cunningham; his six grandchildren, Radane, Jayden, Malaik, Shemar, Brandon, and Joseph. He also leaves behind several nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Friday, September 18, 2020, from 9:00-11:30 AM at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street in Methuen. A funeral service will follow at 11:30 AM in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Bradford.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Norman’s memory may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute-Merrimack Valley, 5 Branch Street, Methuen, MA 01844.