Edward VanAllen

Edward VanAllen

1958 - 2021

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Mr. Edward Joseph VanAllen, 63, of Gloversville, passed away on December 28, 2021 at Nathan Littauer Hospital with his wife Catherine and brother, Steven by his side.

He was born June 8, 1958 in Amsterdam, NY, the son of the late, Charles and Florence (Hayes) VanAllen.

On July 10, 2004, he married the love of his life, Catherine Weaver at Meyer's Park and the two spent seventeen happy years together.

As a child he attended Mayfield Central School as well as Perth Bible Church.  Later in life he was an active member of the Starlight Bowling League, where he spent every Friday night where he made many life long friendships and long lasting memories.  He was a life long New York Football Giants fan never missing a game.  On his most recent birthday his cousins Jon and Julie Pettit surprised him with tickets to the Meadowlands to watch the Giant's play.  He loved to play poker with his friends at his house.  In addition to watching football and basketball he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren whom he loved dearly.

He held several jobs over the years including a corrections officer and clerk at Cumberland Farms.

In addition to his wife Catherine, he is survived by, his children; Jeremiah VanAllen, Matt VanAllen; his step children, Annmarie Sanchez, Richard Sanchez and Candice Sanchez; his siblings, Leo AP VanAllen, Harvey VanAllen, Steve VanAllen, Anthony VanAllen and Kenneth VanAllen Sr.;  several grandchildren and great grandchildren; as well as his nieces and nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents he is predeceased by his brother, Charles VanAllen Jr.; his sisters, Florence M. Quillan and Deborah Morrison.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 5:00PM to 7:00PM, January 7, 2022 at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville.  Masks will be required for all in attendance.

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, January 7, 2022
Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home
51 Fremont St.
Gloversville, New York, United States