Phyllis (Exacustides) Allen

1931 - 2021



Phyllis (Exacustides) Allen, 89, of Irwin, passed away on Friday March 12, 2021. Phyllis was born October 21, 1931, in Homestead, a daughter of the late Gust and Ethel (Grindle) Exacustides.  Phyllis was a former member of the Penns Woods United Methodist Church and was very active in their activities such as the Annual Peach Festival.  She grew up in a traditional Greek family and was proud of this ancestry.  She loved to play bingo and take bus trips to places such as Atlantic City.  Phyllis also dearly loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.  Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Allen, in 1987; daughter Linda Allen, in 2016; son-in-law Raymond Lichwa in 2015; brother, William Exacustides, sisters, Gertrude Miller, Mary Hyland, Cleda Muskovac and granddaughter Michelle Bridge.  Phyllis is survived by her children, Ray Allen (Lynne) of Latrobe, Debra Cicco (Ron) of Trafford, Ron Allen (Lisa) of Penn Township, her grandchildren Robert Farroux, Brad Allen, Shawn Allen, Dan Allen, Stefani Hazlett, Jodie Cicco, Sabrina Farabaugh, Trina Mauder, several great grandchildren, sister Donnis Zawasky of Lincoln Place; and brother Gust "Bud" Exacustides of Cabot, Ark.  The Allen Family would especially like to thank Golden Heights Personal Care for the great care they have provided Phyllis.  Visitation and burial will be held privately.  The John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. Trafford 412-372-3111 along with Jefferson Memorial Park are entrusted with the arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, please kindly consider a donation to the American Cancer Society.


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Karen Hyland and Kenneth Morse Family

March 14, 2021 3:16 PM

Phyllis brought so many gifts to our life. We will never forget those memories. I know she is in Heaven with our families looking down on all of us. My Deepest Sympathy to her family and friends.
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