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Saturday May 27th, 2017
9:00am - 10:00am

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Saturday May 27th, 2017

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Dolores Allen

Dolores Mae Allen, 82, of Carlisle, PA and formerly of Mt. Holly Springs passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in her home. She was born June 30, 1934 in Franklin County, PA to the late Lester B. and Mary Rebok Mowery.

She retired from Pennsylvania Dutch Candies as the store manager. Dolores also was a former employee of Kutz Harness Shop, Kmart and Walmart. She attended the Carlisle First Church of God and was a former Sunday school kindergarten teacher. Dolores was a former member of the Mt. Holly Springs Lions Club and the Business Association. Dolores and her husband were co-founders of the Holly Festival in Mt. Holly Springs.

Dolores is survived by her husband, Robert W. Allen of Carlisle; her son, Russell L. "Rusty" White and his wife, Tammy of Mechanicsburg; her daughter, Dolores K. Bingaman of Shippensburg; 10 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 4 step grandchildren; and a brother, Richard J. Mowery of Plainfield. She was preceded in death by a son, George R. "Bud" White Jr. who died in January of 2016; and two brothers, Robert L. and Marlin G. Mowery.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 with the Rev. Edward Rosenberry officiating. There will be a viewing one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to her church, Carlisle First Church of God, 705 Glendale Street, Carlisle, PA 17013. For condolences to the family please visit www.hollingerfuneralhome.com

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To Dolores Family, I`m so sorry for your loss.  Many years ago we were neighbors.  You are in my thoughts and prayers at this very sad time.

Sandra Lescalleet Brindle May 30 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Bob and family: I wish to express my sincere sympathy to you all. I have many fond memories of Dolores, and she will be missed. May God Bless you all. Dwight

Dwight Wilson May 27 2017 12:00 AM

Bob. so sorry to hear about your loss. Dolores was always so kind to us. Take care my friend. Don & Becky Mentzer

Don Mentzer May 26 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Bob and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your great loss.  Dolores was  a great and caring person.  She will be deeply missed by our.

Darlene Laughman May 26 2017 12:00 AM

Bob and Family Elmer and I send you our sympathies and prayers  Dolores and I  were very good friends in our younger days.  We had lost touch until the last four years when we moved back to Carlisle.  I am so thankful we were able to connect again.  She will be in my heart and memories forever,

carol smeigh May 26 2017 12:00 AM

Bob, Sorry to hear of Dolores' passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jeff and Darlene Heberlig

Jeff and Darlene Heberlig May 25 2017 12:00 AM