Patricia Ann Benoit Allen

Patricia Ann Benoit Allen

1947 - 2018

CUMBERLAND - Patricia Ann (Benoit) Allen, 71, of Cumberland, passed away suddenly at her home in Cumberland, with her husband at her side, on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. She was born on Oct. 11, 1947, in Lewiston, to the late Richard L. Benoit and Dolores M. Pratt.

She graduated from Lewiston High School in 1967 and Bernard's School of Hair Fashion in 1968. Later she opened her own business LaMode Beauty Shoppe in Lewiston and later moved to Lisbon. She married on Aug. 6, 1994, Dennis Robert Allen, closed her Shoppe to assist him with running Allen's Country Store. Pat enjoyed spending time with her dog "Blackie," she loved her "fur babies," she adopted many lost puppies over the years. She liked crafting her own items, painting, knitting, cooking and baking. She and Dennis would love to go camping with a street rod and fifth wheel camper, they would yearly travel to Louden, N.H., for the NASCAR races. Together they would play cribbage for hours every evening.

She was predeceased by her parents; and her sister, Constance A. Benoit Bouchard. She is survived by her husband, Dennis; her sister, Claire Benoit Vermette and husband, Stephen; her niece, Michelle D. Bouchard and husband, Shawn Higgs and their children, Jericho, Olivia and Jacob.

Services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Wilson Funeral Home from 4-7 p.m. A spring interment will be held in the Methodist Cemetery in West Cumberland.

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Dec. 4, 2018