Joseph (Buddy) Gilman Allen, (formerly Hamilton/Wenham) passed away September 17th at Seaview Retreat Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Carr) Allen. Joseph was born in Hamilton and was the son of the late Stanley Allen and Gertrude (Hitchings) Allen. Joseph graduated from Hamilton High School and enlisted in the United States Army where he served most of his time in Germany. After his service he was employed for over forty years at the United Shoe Machinery Corporation. He was also a member of the Hamilton American Legion, A.P. Gardner Post 194.
Joseph is survived by his three children, Judith Ellison and husband Daniel of Ipswich, Deborah Noyes and husband Gary of Wenham, Joseph Allen and wife Bethany of Hamilton. He had seven grandchildren, Melissa (Ellison) Aceto and husband, Timothy of Wenham, Andrew Ellison and wife Kelly of Hamilton, Brittany (Noyes) Poole and husband Christopher of Hamilton, Joshua Noyes of Wenham, Lindsay, Joseph and Alexis Allen all of Hamilton, two great grandchildren, Cassandra Aceto and Kayleigh Ellison.
Joseph also had five brothers, Stanley Allen (deceased), Donald Allen, Robert Allen and Richard Allen, two sisters, Barbara Thatcher(deceased) and Phyllis Wilkinson and several nieces and nephews. Private services will be held at a later date.
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