Emily Cecilia Wahler Allen

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Allen, Emily Cecilia
Birth: Thursday, May 19, 1921 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: St. Leonard, Maryland
Death: Saturday, August 04, 2018 at the age of 97

Emily Cecilia Allen, 97, of St. Leonard, MD passed away August 4, 2018. She was
born May 19, 1921 in Washington, D.C. to Carl B. Wahler and Emily R. (Thomas)
Wahler. One of seven children, she was raised in Congress Heights DC and
graduated from
Anacostia High School (1939).

She married John Franklin Allen on November 30,1944 and they raised their family
in Oxon Hill, MD, where they lived until retiring to Calvert County MD in 1981. After
raising her family, Emily worked for 10 years in the Prince Georges County school
system. After moving to Calvert County, she was extremely active in the MD
Republican Party.

Emily was preceded in death by her husbands John Allen and Jack O'Leary.

She is survived by her sister Pat Shook, her children John (Kay), George (Karen),
James (Pam), Robert (Christie), Mary Smith (Mike), and David (Michele), thirteen
grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren.

Contributions made in the memory of Emily Allen can made to American Macular
Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515.

Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.