Ashley C. Allyn, 87,
“When I come to the end of the road, and the sun has set for me, remember the love that we have shared, and that will comfort thee….”
Lifelong and well-respected dairy farmer Ashley C. Allyn, 87, of Irish Hill Rd., Warren Center, PA, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, following a period of declining health. Born on Sept. 17 1923 in Warren Center, he was a son of the late Merle and Mary (Dewing) Allyn. On Jan. 30, 1954 at the First Church of Christ Church in Endicott, NY, he married Cora Myers.
As a young man, he started as a logger and owned his own saw mill. A dedicated dairy farmer, Ashley started farming in 1953 and continued to operate the family farm until his health declined. He was a member of the Warren Center United Methodist Church, the Warren Center Fire Company, a 74-year member of the Warren Center Grange and a member of the Pennsylvania State Grange.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Cora Myers Allyn; son, Gary Allyn of Warren Center; daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Tom Davis of Neath; daughter, Diane Golden of Newark Valley, NY; grandchildren, Ashlee Allyn, Chris Allyn and Amber Bahny; sister, Alice Abell; sister-in-law, Marion O’Connor; many nieces, nephews and their families also survive.
He was predeceased by his parents; a son, Chris Robert Allyn; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Leo and Pearl Myers; sister and brother-in-law, Beva and Milo Wilson; brother and sister-in-law, Audra and Ellen Allyn; brothers-in-law, Emerson Abell and Alvin O’Connor; sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Butler.
Funeral services and a celebration of Ashley’s life will be held on Thursday, June 2, at 11 a.m. at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols, with Pastor Larry D. Jennings officiating. Interment will follow in the Warren Center Cemetery.
A period of visitation and time of sharing memories was held on Wednesday, June 1 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel. Memories and condolences may also be shared by visiting the website at www.sutfinfuneralchapel.com.
Friends who wish may kindly consider a memorial contribution to the Warren Township Vol. Fire Dept., c/o Mr. Paul Moran, 7299 LeRaysville Rd., Rome, PA 18837 or a charity of one's choice in loving memory of Ashley C. Allyn.