Maureen J. (O’Connor) Allen, 86, devoted wife of 65 years to Roland R. Allen passed away on May 29, 2021. She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas F. and Grace (Dean) O'Connor, and her brothers Thomas O’Connor Jr. and John O’Connor and grandson, Joseph DeCosmo. She is survived by her children, Diane LaBelle and her husband John, Thomas Allen and his wife Loreen, Paul Allen and his wife Susan, and Mary Silva and her husband Carlos, 14 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews; Closest to her heart were John J. O’Connor and Patience O’Connor.
Maureen enjoyed the casino and was a dedicated Red Sox and Patriots fan. She loved watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren play sports. Maureen’s family would like to thank Dr. Benetone and Crystal for their great care, Beth at Springfield Medical Associates, Amy and the staff at Baystate Hospice for their unwavering support, and Susan Lattanzi for her exceptional care. To celebrate Maureen’s life the family will gather from 4:00PM-7:00PM, on Wednesday (June 9, 2021) in the Southwick Forastiere Funeral & Cremation, 624 College Highway, Southwick. A funeral home ceremony will take place at 9:00AM, on Thursday (June 10,2021) followed by burial in the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main St.,Agawam. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Maureen's name to Juvenile Diabetes Association, JDRF , 200 Vesey Street, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10281 or Autism Speaks,70 East Sunrise Highway, Suite 500, Valley Stream, NY 11581. www.forastiere.com