It is with great sadness that the family of Mary Doreen Allan announces her passing on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the LaVerendrye General Hospital.
Doreen was born on May 19, 1932 in Fort Frances, ON to Fred and Agnes Crowe. She was one of 11 children. She lived in Fort Frances all of her life, working at various businesses, including Wrightway Market, Safeway, the New Lunch Café and Rainycrest. She was united in marriage to George Allan on February 7, 1950. Together they fished commercially for many years. Doreen was very family orientated. She was the center of all the families. Whenever anyone needed a place to stay or just to talk they would always come see Auntie Doreen. She doted on and cared for her grandchildren. She took in many of her nieces and nephews and they all had a very special place in her heart.
She leaves behind her children; Dannette, Doug, Ben and Greg (Cindy) Allan; grandchildren Michael and Amanda (Scott Dean); brother Tom Crowe, sister Betty-Lou Larson, her extended kids Debbie Bird, Debbie Perusse and families as well as many other family and friends.
Doreen was predeceased by her parents; husband George; daughter Debbie; brothers Dan, Doug, Ben, David, and Wallace Crowe and sisters Ann Marie Bruyere, Rita Kielczewski, and Janet Crowe.
Cremation has take place and a graveside service will be held at a later date.
If friends so desire in memoriam donations may be made to the Church of the Holy Spirit, c/o Green Funeral Home, 600 Reid Avenue, Box 427, Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M8.
Online condolences may be made in care of www.greenfuneralhomefortfrances.com.
"Haha Doug, I didn't go to Rainycrest."