She was born on April 6, 1914, the daughter of the late Warren and Estella Rose (Perry) Wiltsey.
She was a lifelong communicant of St. Mary’s St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls and attended Hudson Falls School.
In March of 1933, she married Charles H. Allen in Ballston Spa. They celebrated 48 years of marriage until his passing in January of 1981.
They enjoyed spending time at camp with their friends and dancing. Cecil liked sitting on her back porch watching the birds and various animals in her yard. Her favorite pastime was reading, which she was able to do until shortly before her passing. However, her greatest enjoyment was her family. Her love and caring for all was a great example for grandchildren, great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by her brother, Ernest E. Wiltsey, her sisters, Dorothy Douglas, Marjorie Bennett, Evelyn Cornell,and infant, Gertrude Wiltsey, a son in law, Clarence Krause, great grandson, Charles Krause,nephew, Lawrence Merrill and niece, Eleanor Young.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, June Krause of Queensbury; hergrandchildren, Raymond Krause of Texas and Darlene Tucker and her husband, James of Hartford; her great grandchildren, Eric Tucker of Scotia, Lucas Tucker and his wife, Kirstin of Ballston Spa, Rena Larson and her husband, Shane of Dallas, Texas and Anna Seerey of Texas; her great-great, grandchildren, Samantha and Avery Tucker and Liam and Luna Larson;her nephew, Henry Merrill of Endicott; and a special granddaughter in law, Martha Krause of Texas.
Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 at Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15 at St. Mary’s/ St. Paul’s Church, on the park in Hudson Falls.
The Rite of Committal will follow at West Glens Falls Cemetery in the town of Queensbury.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Mary and Kris, who cared for her with so much love.
In lieu of flowers, Cecil’s family suggests that memorials in her memory be made to St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church, 11 Wall St., Hudson Falls or the charity of one’s choice.