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Allan Max DeVore Jr., age 55, of North East went to his forever home on December 30, 2017, where he'll await his wife of 29 years, Cara, to join him. Born, May 14, 1962, to Max DeVore of Cochranton, P.A. and late Kate (Smethers) DeVore.
Allan was a 1983 graduate of Cochranton Junior/Senior High School. For many years, Allan worked at the Electric Materials Company of North East. His first love, a passion for family. Never a doubt he would be there by your side. His second passion, Ford Mustangs. He spent many hours babying his and sharing this same passion with many other Mustang enthusiasts, along with these passions he enjoyed many hobbies, including cooking and baking, advocating for the preservation of wolves, and spending time with his grandchildren.
He leaves behind a legacy of kindness, generosity, and the gift of bringing joy to others. The role he so loved and excelled at was that of a father, papa, and loyal partner to his wife. Allan was so proud of his children, Kayla and Justin (Jessica), and the lights of his life, his grandchildren, Kaden and Adriana. He also leaves behind his father Max DeVore, sisters Twila (Roger) Wayt, and Rhonda Sellers, father-in-law and mother-in-law Charles and Karen Williams, brothers and sisters-in-law Richard Buzzanca, Carlene Williams, Aaron (Debbie) Williams, Charles (Vickie) Williams, Steven Williams, Marcie (Tim) Dailey, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and many extended family. He was preceded in death by his mother Catherine DeVore, and his sister-in-law Charla Buzzanca.
Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 and are invited to attend a funeral service on Friday at 1:00 pm at the funeral home. Officiating the service is Rev. Robert Klecan. Private interment will be held at North East Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Pennsylvania Wolf Sanctuary (wolfsanctuarypa.org/donate).
Please send condolences to elkinfh.com.
Published on January 2, 2018
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