In Memory of Paul Sidney Van Allen
August 10, 1935 - June 24, 2020
Resided in New Hartford, NY
Paul Sidney Van Allen, 84, passed away on June 24, 2020 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.
Paul was born on August 10, 1935 in Utica, the son of Sidney and Pauline (Rockwell) Van Allen. He was a graduate of Clinton High School and attended St. Lawrence University. He worked in sales for several companies and in later years was a Certified Financial Planner.
Paul married Mary Ellen Lockwood on July 8, 1978.
Paul played hockey in his youth. He enjoyed sports, especially football and hockey. He also enjoyed traveling, boating, training race horses, and raising St. Bernards.
Surviving are his wife of 42 years Mary Ellen; children Kelly Carroll (Jeffrey) of CO, Jeffrey of FL and Terence (Traci) of AZ; three grandchildren Tyler, Haley, and Lindsey; his brother Peter and sister-in-Law Beverly; nieces Lisa and Stephanie; godchildren, Oscar and Maddie Lockwood of AK and friend and caregiver Kevin Olmstead. He was predeceased by his parents Sidney and Pauline.
Paul was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. His family is grateful for their prayers and support at this time.
Paul’s family expresses their gratitude to the staff of the Presbyterian Home of CNY for their care and compassion during his time there.
A graveside service will be on Monday at 11:00 in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Clinton. A public memorial service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church at a day and time to be announced. Arrangements are with the Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral and Cremation Services, 13 Oxford Rd., New Hartford.