Marion Eileen Allen, 52, of Wappingers Falls and formerly of Cold Spring, died unexpectedly on Oct. 26.
She was born in Newburgh on June 16, 1968, the daughter of Robert Bell and Marion Heins. She graduated from Haldane High School in 1986 and raised her children in Cold Spring for most of their childhood before moving to Wappingers Falls.
Marion was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother, her family said. They said she attended every concert, sporting event and special event for her children and grandchildren. She will be remembered for her giving heart, warm smile, impeccable laugh and her love for her dog, Chole.
She is survived by her husband, Michael Allen; her children, Victoria Cole (Tom) of Kingston, and Derek Tudor of Wappingers Falls; her grandchildren, Madison, Wyatt and Isabelle Cole; and the father of her children, Derek Tudor.
She also is survived by her sister, Elisa Centofante (Robert Tomlins); a niece, Tina Heath (Benjamin) of Vermont; and a nephew, Matthew Centofante of Oneonta.
Visitation will be held on Friday (Oct. 30) from 5 to 8 p.m. at Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home, 55 E. Main Street, in Wappingers Falls, with a memorial service scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
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