John A. Allan, known to many as Jack, died Thursday, March 19, 2015 at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. Jack was born May 23, 1941 at his family home in Forest Township to John Thomas and Donna Shirley (Siddle) Allan.
Surviving Jack is his wife Mary Lou Allan of Onaway; sons Samuel (Kimberly) Allan and Charles Allan, both from North Carolina; as well as his grandchildren Christina, Paul, C.J., Ryan, Shawn and Sammy. He also leaves sisters Jane (Robert) VanDoren of Manchester and Barbara (Fred) Lamberson from Lake Placid, Florida. Also surviving are his twin brother Richard Allan of Onaway and brother Samuel (Gail) Allan of Waterford; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held Monday, March 23, 2015 at the Chagnon Funeral Home in Onaway. Elder Faye Barrette officiated. Condolences may be shared with Jack’s family at www.chagnonfh.com. Those considering an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a donation to the family of Jack Allan.