Violet “Vi” I. Allen, of Brookfield, Ohio, entered eternal rest at 5:10 am Tuesday, March 7, 2017 while a patient in the Omni Manor Health Care Center, Youngstown, Ohio, following a period of declining health. She was 91.
Violet was born July 10, 1925, at home in Hubbard, Ohio, a daughter to Joseph Dale & Elizabeth (Mecsey) Batta.
A 1943 graduate from Hubbard High School, she worked as a clerk for Lawson Convenience Stores in both Masury and Hubbard. In addition, she also worked for Tasty Bakery, Sharon, Pennsylvania.
She was a former member of the Paynes Corner Christian Church, Brookfield, and in her spare time, Vi was an avid bowler, loved baking, embroidery, and working crossword puzzles.
Survivors include: her daughter, Susan Wiley, Girard, Ohio; her son, Donald W. Allen (Mary Kay), Vienna, Ohio; her grandchildren, Jennifer Peters, Christopher Allen, Jessica Hanshaw, Jeremiah Wiley, & Stephen Wiley; and her great grandchildren, Sam & Max Peters, Madison Wiley, & Nathaniel Hanshaw.
Preceding her in death are her parents; her husband, Jack A. Allen, whom she married November 28, 1946, he died April 22, 1994; and her siblings, Paul, Albert, & Blaine Batta, Lucille Hume, & Martha Boehland.
A memorial service will be held in her honor on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 6 PM in Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, located on the historic village green at 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in Brookfield Township Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com
Coordination of this tribute for Mrs. Allen will be presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director. (330-509-3135)