Josephine "Joan" T (Coyle) Allen -- Warwick

Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home and White Dove Crematory Warwick - Josephine T. “Joan” Allen, 94, formerly of Church Avenue, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 27, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Ernest E. Allen to whom at the time of his death on March 6, 2011 she had been married 68 years.

Born in Boston, MA, a daughter of the late Owen J. and Mary E. (Brown) Coyle, she had lived in Warwick for over sixty years.

She is survived by two daughters Susan Tillson and her husband Russ of Exeter and Deborah McKenna of Orlando, Fl; six grandchildren, Debra Leclerc of Richmond, RI, Christa Bradley of Westerly, Patrick McKenna of Madbury, NH, Kathy Burr of Boxford, MA, Edward Imondi of Cranston and Michael Imondi of Warwick; and eight great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Mary Imondi and sister of the late James and Marie Coyle.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 9:00 am at SS. John & Paul Church, 341 South Main Street, Coventry. Inurnment will follow in the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery Columbarium, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations sent to Hope Alzheimer's Center, 25 Brayton Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920. Information and condolences at

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Reported: 01/31/13 (Show all obituaries for this day)

By: Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home and White Dove Crematory (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)

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