BRADLEY - Richard "Richie" T. Allen Sr., 73, died peacefully on March 22, 2016, at EMMC, with his family by his side. Born Jan. 13, 1943, in New Jersey, Richie moved to Maine as a young teen.
He will be deeply missed by his wife and the love of his life, Marie (Johnston) Allen of 52 years; also surviving are his son, Richard T Allen Jr.; daughter, Traci Allen and her husband, Carlos Fernandez and Carlos' son, Tanner Lavallee; three special grandchildren, Tyler Allen, Felicia Allen and Preston Fernandez; a special niece, Pamela Robichaud, who he called his living angel of Bradley; brother, Dennis Allen and his wife, Barbara; sister, Judy Hesseltine and her husband, Red; and many more nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by three brothers, Harry, Arthur and William.
Richie enjoyed camping, hunting and spending time with his family and friends. Many good times were had on various cruises. He loved to make people laugh with his many jokes.
A private memorial will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the New England Organ Bank, 60 First Ave., Waltham, MA 02451 (www.neob.org). The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff of the Coronary Care Unit at EMMC for their tender care and compassion while tending to his every need.