Charles Julian Allen Jr.

On Friday April 19, 2012, Charles departed this life peacefully. Charles was born to the late Charles Julian Allen Sr. and Mary Catherine Allen in Boston, Massachusetts. Charles was a sweet and loving husband, father, grandfather – and a generous friend to all that he encountered. Charles was educated in Boston and also attended the Dale Carnegie Institute. He was employed by The IBM Corporation, dedicating 25 years of loyal service. A number of citations for excellence and appreciation were awarded to him over the years. These would include a Special Service Award from IBM for his ideas that resulted in significant cost -savings for the company. Additionally, he received special awards from The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as well as from the Community Garden Project for his outstanding service to the community. In his personal life, Charles enjoyed fishing, bowling, listening to jazz and calypso music, in addition to being a brilliant chess player. Charles leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Ann (Herring) Allen son Elijah, grandson Master Elijah Charles, sister Jane Mayo of Plainfield, New Jersey, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends, along with many associates. Funeral service in Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Saturday April 27 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visitation begins at 10:00 AM. Interment Oak Lawn Cemetery.