Allen G. Haley, 88, of 580 Front St., died Tuesday (July 10, 2013) at WCA Hosp.
He was born Nov. 30, 1924 in Ivory, the son of Ernest and Irene Smith Haley.
He was a US army veteran serving from 1943 to 1945.
Allen attended the Kiantone Congregational Church, was a 55 year member of the Samuel Derby Post 556 American Legion, Frewsburg, where he had been on the board of directors for fifteen years., sgt. at arms for ten years, first, second, and third vice commander, commander for two terms, was Legionnaire of the year in 2005, and was on the firing squad. He also was a member of the Carroll and Kiantone senior citizens, Carroll Historical Society, YMCA for twelve years, past president of the Jamestown Bowling Assoc., and Pals for Preemies where he was on the board for five years.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and trapping.
Allen was survived by his wife of 66 years, Delores Carlson Haley, four children: Allen Haley of Fentonville, Randy (Carol) Haley of Clarendon, Brenda (James) Roberts of Russell, and Laurie Haley of Leesburg, FL.; ten grandchildren: Jeff, Jeremy, Nathan, and Michael Haley, Sheila Turner, Michelle Brown, Brandi Ekey, Josh Roberts, Michele Rockwell, and Tyler Abbott; eighteen greatgrandchildren, a brother, Frederick Haley of Jamestown, and a sister, Emma Prine of Clymer.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by three brothers, Clyde, Robert, and Chester Haley, and a sister, Ethel Spencer.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg. The Rev. Mel McGinnis, pastor of the Kiantone Congregational Church will officiate. Burial will be in Fentonville Cemetery, Frewsburg.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Fri. in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Kiantone Congregational Church or the American Cancer Society.