Thomas Wilmott Allen, 65, of Ann Arbor, MI, passed away at his home on October 8th in the care of his family after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Tom was born to the late Bill and Alice Allen on August 25, 1946 in Jackson, MI. Tom graduated from St. Mary's High School in Jackson and went on to receive a Bachelors in Business from Cleary College, where he met Cheryl Lipar. Tom and Cheryl were married on April 12, 1969 and lived on several different military bases throughout the country before settling in Ann Arbor, after Tom had received an honorable discharge and completed his service. Tom enjoyed a successful career as an insurance agent with Finn's Insurance Agency in Ann Arbor. Prior to this, he and Cheryl were proprietors of the Liberty Music Shop, where he shared his passion for music with many. In addition, Tom spent over 30 years at the University of Michigan Hospital serving as a pastoral care giver. He was devout Catholic and shared his faith and love for his family through his service to others and as a volunteer for Marriage Encounter. Tom had a love for golf and serving others and used these gifts as the golf coach at Father Gabriel Richard High School for over 10 years. He was honored in 2011 by being inducted into the Father Gabriel Richard Hall of Fame as well as the Diocese of Lansing Catholic League Coaches Hall of Fame. Tom is survived by his wife, Cheryl; his sister, Mary Jo Keffer of Rockford, IL; his sons, Patrick, Jason, Christopher, and daughter-in-law, Anna; and his six grandchildren, Joseph, Noah, Andrew, Allison, Carson, and Connor. Tom was a loving husband, brother, father, and friend to many. The family is requesting that donations be made out to the Washtenaw Alano Club (995 N. Maple Ann Arbor, MI 48103). Visitation will be held from 2:00 – 5:00 PM and 6:30 – 8:00 PM on Tuesday at Muehlig Funeral Chapel. The funeral will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday morning at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Ann Arbor. Burial will take place on Thursday at 12:00 at the Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, MI. Arrangements under the direction of Muehlig Funeral Chapel, Ann Arbor, MI.