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Jack (John) Edward McAllen

January 23, 1949 ~ August 29, 2021 (age 72)


McAllen, John Edward

Brighton, Michigan


His Legacy…John Edward McAllen, 72, passed away August 29, 2021.  He was born on January 23, 1949, in Detroit, Michigan to Thomas McAllen and Delphine (Dixon) McAllen. Jack married the love of his life of 50 years, Gail Anne (Grimm) McAllen, on August 28, 1971, in Rochester, Michigan.  Jack will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother.  He enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting and especially spending time with his grandchildren and attending their sports activities.  Jack was the first person his friends and family would call for advice or help.  He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.  


His Family… Jack will be missed by his wife, Gail McAllen; his children, Kelly Perry, Molly (Tim) Emmitt; siblings, Mary (Paul Beckwith) Robson, Thomas McAllen, Christine McAllen, Patrick (Joyce) McAllen, Delphine (John) Dezelski, Jane (Greg) Miller; grandchildren, Madison, Maya, Jackson, Tessa, Lucas, Ian. He is preceded in death by his parents; Thomas and Delphine McAllen.


His Farewell… Jack’s family and friends will gather on Thursday, September 2, 2021, from 4:00-8:00pm (Rosary at 6:00pm) at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. His Community Farewell will be held on Friday, September 3, 2021, at 11:00am (10:00am gathering) at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 9565 Musch Road, Brighton, Michigan. Father John Rocus will serve as celebrant. Memorial contributions are suggested to Society of St. Vincent de Paul Holy Spirit.  Please leave a message of comfort for Jack’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign his guestbook at

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Community Gathering
September 2, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Borek Jennings - Hamburg Chapel
7425 E. Michigan 36
Hamburg, MI 48139

Mass of Christian Burial
September 3, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
9565 Musch Road
Brighton, MI 48116

Please note
rosary on Sept. 2 at 6:00pm and gathering at church on Sept. 3 from 10:00-11:00am.


Society of St. Vincent de Paul at Holy Spirit Catholic Church