Norma L. Allen

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | December 01, 2021

Norma L. Allen, 85, of Port Vue, passed away Monday, November 29, 2021. She was born June 6, 1936 in Lewistown, PA and was  the daughter of the late Norman L. and Helen (Wright) Anderson. She was the wife of the late Edward Leonard "Spike" Allen who passed away February 28, 2011. She worked as an office manger for over 30 years for Dr. David Jacobs and later Dr. Charles Levowitz.  She enjoyed ceramics, cryptograms and word searches. She had a passion for shopping especially in the local malls. Norma also enjoyed yard work, gardening and opera music. She also liked to feed birds.

She is survived by her daughter, Helen (Michael) Shriane and grandson, Stephen Shriane, all of Port Vue, brother, George (Sandy) Anderson of Greenock, nieces, nephews and many friends.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded by her brothers, Dwight Anderson, Will Anderson, Ralph Anderson and Allen Anderson. Friends are welcome on Friday, December 3,  from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director.  Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, December 4, at 10:00 am with Rev. Jody Dausey,  officiating.  Inurnment will follow at the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Condolences may be made at

Originally published December 01, 2021.

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