Allen W. West
August 21, 1941 - September 23, 2021
Allen W. West, age 80, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021.
Born in Ashley, PA on August 21, 1941, he was a son of the late Albert and Elizabeth (Knecht) West. Allen worked as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service until his retirement. In his spare time, he enjoyed joining his best friends once a week for breakfast and reading, especially his bible.
In addition to his parents, Allen was preceded in death by his wife, Jane V. (Vandewater) West. He is survived by his children, Karen Remick (Nick) and Scott West (Sue White); grandson, Nathan Remick; and siblings, Harry West, Mary West, Harold West, Merrill West (Margaret), and Carol Bencho (Mike).
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am, on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Glasgow Baptist Church, 3021 Old County Rd, Newark, DE where a funeral service will be held at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Allen’s memory to Glasgow Baptist Church, at the address listed above.