William D. Allen, age 89 of Bridgeport and longtime Norwalk resident, died peacefully at the Ludlow Center in Fairfield on August 23, 2021. He was the husband of Marie (Hornyak) Allen. Bill was born in Bridgeport on August 7, 1932, the son of the late Samuel and Barbara (Czell) Allen, and lived in Norwalk for over 80 years. He was a graduate of Lehigh University and UCONN Law School and he worked as an attorney for many years. Bill served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was past president of the Norwalk Lions Club, longtime member of the Fairfield County Bar Assoc. and loved playing “Frosty” for the Norwalk Choristers holiday show. He was an avid reader, loved his Lehigh, Connecticut, New York Mets and Giants and Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers sports teams. In addition to his wife Bill is survived by his daughter Terese Allen and was predeceased by his son William Jeffrey Allen.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 10:30 AM at St. Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Ave., Norwalk. In lieu of flowers donations to The American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org).
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