Alan Allen,63, of Athol died Friday, December 30, 2022, at Heywood Hospital, Gardner after a brief illness.
He was born in Athol on November 29, 1959, a son of the late David Allen and Lillian (Barrows) Allen. He grew up in Athol and graduated from Athol High School.
Alan worked at Temple Stuart in Baldwinville and then for H&R in Gardner for over 20 years. Recently he was employed at Pete's Tire Barn as a Re-tread technician.
He was an avid supporter of the Quabbin Anglers', he enjoyed hunting and fishing on the Quabbin Reservoir. He was a huge fan of NASCAR, especially Dale Earnhardt.
He leaves one daughter, Amanda Bussiere and her husband David of Gardner; one son, Adam Bussiere and his wife Elizabeth of Athol; three brothers, David H. "Benny" Allen, Jr. and his wife Ruth of Athol, Anthony Allen and his wife Sylvia of Pilot Mountain, NC; Craig Allen and his wife Brenda of Athol; two grandchildren, Sophia and Mackenzie and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by one sister, Joanne Gordon, and by two brothers, Stephen Allen and Robert Allen.
Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at 1 pm in the Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home 110 New Athol Road, Orange. Burial will be private.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2023, from 11 AM to 1 PM at Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations in Alan's memory be made to The North Quabbin Animal Control, 450 Thrower Road, Athol, MA 01331.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.mackfamilyfh.com.
Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Road, Orange is directing arrangements.
Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor, and Douglas M. Stone, funeral directors.