CARIBOU - Cynthia Ann Allen, 49, passed away peacefully Nov. 15, 2012, with her loved ones at her side, after battling an illness for 20 years.
Cynthia unconditionally loved her family and friends. She was known to extract good out of everyone with her smile, humor and open arms. Although her time was cut short, her passions for life, family and friends will remain with us all for eternity.
Cynthia is survived by her husband, Douglas; her children, Jonathan and his fiancee, Nichole, Jessica and her husband, Jason, and Bryan and his fiancee, Danielle; her granddaughter, Sophia; her siblings, Jayne, Patrice and James. She was predeceased by her mother and father, Shelia and Darrell Shaw.
A celebration of Cynthia's life will be held 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22 at her sister, Jayne's house, 27 Wonderview Drive, Mapleton. Cynthia loved animals, and if you would like to make a contribution in her memory, please do so by donating to Precious Paws in Van Buren.