ALLEN, Mable Margaret

July 12, 1918 - April 15, 2021

Mable Allen (née Kirkpatrick) passed away peacefully at Caressant Care in Harriston on Thursday, April 15th, 2021 just months before her 103rd birthday. She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph Bertram Allen (1981). Mable is survived by her sister-in-law Ruby Kirkpatrick and was predeceased by her brothers George, Elwin, Edgar and Fred Kirkpatrick and her sisters Violet Elliot and Gladys Sim. She was also predeceased by her brothers-in-law Harry and Morrison “Mott” Allen. After training as a hairdresser Mable went on to a wonderful career in the world of beauty that included owning the Diane Beauty Salon in Mount Forest for decades. After living in Farewell for many years, Mable and Ralph moved to Mount Forest in retirement and she continued to provide hair styling from their home. She was a committed member of the United Church and the U.C.W. Her many nieces and nephews (and the great, great-great and great-great-great ones also) gave her a special place in their heart and will miss her zest for life and quick wit. Special recognition goes to the staff at Caressant Care who provided boundless compassion and support. A private funeral service was held at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest. Family and friends are invited to view a recording of the funeral service by visiting Those wishing to make a donation are asked to consider the Mount Forest United Church, the Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice.

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