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Wellesley Allen

1942-2019

Wellesley Allen
Please join us as we celebrate and honour the life and beautiful spirit of our beloved: husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, friend, teacher, and mentor: Les Allen.

Wellesley (Les) Alexander Allen was born in May Pen, Clarendon, Jamaica to Linna Simpson and Easton Allen departed this life on July 5th 2019, peacefully, at home surrounded by his family and minister. Relatives and friends remembered Les as a loving, charming, determined man, an inventor, a machinist and a man who enjoyed long walks with his grandchildren.

Les is loved deeply and is remembered by his wife Nadine Allen, daughters: Patrice (Clay Bouthillier), Dale (Trevor Stevenson), and Swabia (Lisa)Allen, grandchildren: Jahro and Zion Stevenson, Nhyeema-Rayn Allen Nugent, and Kauray Allen Bouthillier, sister Nora Brown and family, brothers: Trevor Sinclair, Desmond, Lloyd and Lee Allen, cousins Bell and family, Yvonne Shelton and family, nieces and nephews: Omar and Tameka Sinclair; Leroy, Delroy, Glenroy, Michelle, Alex, Damion, Shane, Marshall, Cruz, Latoya, Tamika, Renee and Andre Allen, relatives: Rudyard (Ruddy), Velma, Mike and Gina Mitchell, Etta, Scotty and Sean Burnett, Gloria and Locksley Green, Sharon Mitchell Kamara, Renea Douglas and many more wonderful relatives and friends. As an expression of love, donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

Special appreciation to:

-Dr. Beth Vallieres and staff for their patience and care during Les' health journey

-Yvonne Rowe Samadhin (NP), Julia, Pat, Ram and the Paramed health team, the Local Health Integration Network

-Dr. Marcaccio at the Hamilton Juravinski Hospital

-Dr. Evans and the Cambridge Hospital Oncology Department

-St.Luke's Anglican Church in Cambridge for the ongoing prayers and support

-Family and friends from Jamaica, USA, and distant regions of Canada that continue to send their love and compassion


Les Allen’s Celebration of Life will be held at:

St. Luke's Anglican Church, 1485 Mary Ave, Cambridge July 20, 2019 at 2 o'clock pm

Interment Service to follow at Parklawn Cemetery, 750 Fountain St, Cambridge

Followed by reception at the Cambridge Hotel and Conference Centre 700 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, ON N3H 5L8
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Service Date
Saturday, July 20, 2019