Mark Anthony Allen passed away March 15, 2011 his loving wife at his side. He was born December 24, 1958 in Dallas, Texas the son of Claude & Jody Allen. He is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 21 years, Heidi Aksamit Allen, his daughter Heather Anne Allen, his brother Michael; and loving nephews, Matthew & Justin Allen and nieces Nikki Pace, Madalyn Scheppers & Gabrielle Stubblefield. Mark was a graduate of the University of North Texas and worked in the Securities Industry. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed spending time in the outdoors. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Rita Catholic Church, Dallas on Saturday March 19th at 11:00am In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.