Allen's Story

SILVER LAKE, OH - Allen Harold Wyman, 59, of Silver Lake, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning, September 22 following a long illness.

Allen was born on June 5, 1956 in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of Jasper H. and Phyllis J. Wyman. His family moved to Maine in 1970. There he attended Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield and graduated in 1974 from Bangor Christian School, where he was a member of the basketball team. He attended the Bangor campus of the University of Maine.

Allen worked for 25 years at the Maine Fence Company in Pittsfield, where he earned the respect and affection of his co-workers for his diligence, work ethic and loyalty. In 2001, he moved to Silver Lake, Ohio, where he worked as a chef at the café of Wayside Furniture.

Allen was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an enthusiastic collector of wildlife art and he loved all music, especially country music. A raconteur, Allen was noted for his keen mimicry and New England humor. Allen also loved to cook and took particular pride in his signature chocolate chip cookies and pizza at the Wayside café. Allen had a passion for current events, politics and history. A sports enthusiast, he was a loyal fan of the Cleveland Indians and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Allen is survived by his wife of 27 years, Marianne Ferrato and a son, Abner Wyman; brothers, Jack (Beth) Wyman and Michael Wyman; sisters, Truly (Bill) and Connie (Dennis) Bodak; 15 brothers/sisters-in-law, several nieces and nephews, and many friends and colleagues who loved and respected him and will miss him.

Funeral service will be Sunday, September 27 at 11:00 am at Redmon Funeral Home, 3633 Darrow Road (Route 91), Stow, Ohio 44224 where friends may call from 9 am until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1815 W. Market Street, Suite 301, Akron, 44313. Interment All Saints Cemetery.
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