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Charles Clayton Allen, 89 – USAF Veteran, Served in Korean War

Charles Clayton Allen, 89, of St. Clair, died Tuesday October 5, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family by his side.

Born in Eatons, WV, October 14, 1931, He was a son of the late Roy and Florence V. (Henderickson) Allen.

He served as Staff Sergeant the US Air Force during the Korean War.

He was a Lab Analyst at Kraft Foods, Fogelsville.

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He was of the Protestant Faith

Charles was active in St. Clair Honor Guard, St. Clair American Legion Post 719, Pottsville Amvets, St. Clair Amvets Post 142, St. Clair Old Timers Baseball Club, and volunteered for Meals on Wheels. Charles was an avid hunter an loved to spend time hunting with his son Charles Jr. an enjoyed spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by brother Carl Allen.

Surviving are his wife Beatrice (Donaldson) Allen; son Charles C. Allen Jr. and his wife Altagracia Raposo of Schuylkill Haven; daughter Colleen Cairns and her husband Robert , of Beverley Hills, FL; 6 grandchildren Kyle Allen, Charles C. Allen III, Roberto Raposo, Loranny Raposo, Jeremy Cairns and Bree Tyler; 6 great grandchildren Kole, Loren Liz, Nathan, Aaron, Malachi, Corbin, Ryleigh and Chase; Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday from Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, 110 North Second Street St. Clair, PA 17970. Friends may call from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Clair Veterans Honor Guard, 536 South Mill Street, St. Clair, PA 17970. Burial with military honors performed by The St. Clair Veterans Honor Guard, will be held in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.

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Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, St. Clair, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be sent to

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