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Bridget (Devane) Allen

December 6, 2018

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December 9, 2018

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home
740 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

Funeral Mass
December 10, 2018

10:00 AM
St. Mark's Church
1725 Dorchester Ave.
Dorchester, MA 02124

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ALLEN, Bridget (Devane) affectionately known to her friends as Bridie, passed away peacefully surrounded by her beloved family on Thursday, December 6, 2018.  Bridie was born in Carraroe, Co. Galway, Ireland and moved to Dorchester in the early 1950’s where she resided for more than 60 years.  Bridie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, fondly referred to as “Grammy” by her family.  The beloved wife of the late Michael Allen, she is survived by her devoted children; Maureen (Allen) Verros and her husband Chris Verros of Mansfield, Thomas Allen and his wife Deborah (Tully) Allen of Mansfield, and Michael Allen of Brockton, her cherished grandchildren Noreen (Shana) Fredholm, Kyle, Brandon and Michaela Allen, Christopher and Cameron Verros, Nicole Allen and Sarah Anne (Allen) Cannon. Bridie is also survived by her sisters, Anne Mawn and Peggy Griffin, both of Quincy and brother Michael Devane of Ireland, as well as several loving nieces & nephews.  Bridie is predeceased by her beloved siblings Mary, Bartley, Patrick, and Nora.

Visiting hours in the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Sunday from 2-6pm. Funeral Mass in St. Mark’s Church Monday morning at 10 o’clock. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to Team Impact, 500 Victory Rd., 4th Floor, Quincy, MA 02171, Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery.

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