Mary Ellen Allen, 67, passed away Wednesday morning, January 8, 2020 at Glens Falls Hospital following a courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis.
Born on November 22, 1952, she was the daughter of the late John and Henrietta (LaClaire) Gallagher. She was a graduate of Corinth Central School. She later graduated from Adirondack Community College as a Registered Nurse. She had worked at various hospitals and doctor’s offices as well as spending many years as a Saratoga County Public Health Nurse.
Mary enjoyed traveling to Maine and visiting the light houses. She also enjoyed cooking large meals for her entire family to gather and enjoy, gardening and canning. Above all, Mary cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Mitchell Allen; children: Wayne (Kimberly) Allen of Scotia, Scott (Mary) Allen of Warrensburg, Sarah Zlotnick of Albany, Mitchell (Tammy) Allen, Jr. of Broadalbin, Holly (Isaac) Moyer of Corinth; 13 grandchildren: Taylor Spiegel-Allen, Seth Spiegel-Allen, Noah Spiegel-Allen, Chadd Stark, Shayla Frasier, Alexander Berard, Emily Berard, Adyson Zlotnick, Damian Marshall, Samantha Allen, Nathan Allen, Maxwell Moyer and Hazel Moyer; three brothers: John Paul (Jacqueline) Gallagher of Gansevoort, William Owen (Nancy) Gallagher of Clovis, NM, Timothy James(Toni) Gallagher of South Glens Falls; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call Monday from 1-2:30 p.m. at Brewer Funeral Home, Inc., 24 Church St., Lake Luzerne.
Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation at the funeral home at 2:30p.m. on Monday.
Contributions in Mary’s memory may be directed to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, 6520 North Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-2132.
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