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Posted by:Apr 13th 2003, 07:25:14 pm
Fig Tree News TeamMelvin Edwin Griffin Allen, well known retired tailor and upholsterer who worked for years with Bahamas Airways and then Bahamasair as Supervisor in their upholstery department, has died. He was 74. Born in Tarpum Bay, Eleuthera, Mr. Allen is survived by his wife Norma nee Dillet, sons Niven and Martin, daughter Cindy and adopted son Jason. Mr. Allen was buried Saturday 12 April in the Eastern cemetery following a funeral service at the church of the Most Holy Trinity in Stapledon Gardens. Mr. Allen is pictured with his wife, Norma, retired head of the Blood Bank at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

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