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Official Obituary of

Eric A. Allen

April 14, 1977 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 46) 46 Years Old

Eric Allen Obituary

Eric Allen, 46, of Loretto PA, passed away on Monday February 12, 2024. Eric was a devoted husband and loving father who grew up in Pittsburgh PA. Eric protected and served his community for over 28 years in law enforcement. Eric impacted countless young lives as the chief of police at multiple different universities in Pennsylvania. He offered mentor ship and guidance to any student that needed his support at the university. He was known for providing holiday meals, clothing, and shoes to students who were in need. Eric’s door was constantly open providing a safe place for anyone who ever needed to talk. His colleagues admired his sense of humor and passion for making a difference in young lives. He remained in remained in contact with several student including their families and took great pride in their success.

He is survived by his wife, which was the love of his life, Jessica Allen and four children. Eric Allen Jr (Madi), Cory Allen (Melinda), Nick Allen, Ava Allen, and first Granddaughter Everly Allen. He is additionally survived by his mother Darlene Johnson and beloved by his large extended family. Eric was a dear friend to many and developed a wonderful support system of neighbors who eventually became family.

His two oldest sons have so much respect and admiration of their father’s service and accomplishments and have chosen to serve their community and country. His youngest son is currently attending a University in Pittsburgh. When Ava was born, Eric became a girl dad and was involved in a whole new world of shopping, Dancing, and spoiling his princess. Eric has also had a great love for his dog Maui. Eric was also a die-hard Pittsburgh Fan.

There will be a celebration of life which will be held Saturday, March 2 2024, starting at 5 p.m. at the JFK Center at Saint Francis University located at 117 Evergreen Drive Loretto, PA 15940. In lieu of flowers please send your condolences to the Chief Eric Allen Memorial Award at Saint Francis University, PO Box 600 Loretto, PA 15940. This Award will be his legacy to continue serving the community he loved. The Allen family is being served by the Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Online condolences may be made at

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Memorial Service
March 2, 2024

5:00 PM
St. Francis University JFK Center
JFK Center at Saint Francis University located at 117 Evergreen Drive
Loretto, PA 15940


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