Allen L. Schanbacher



Allen L. Schanbacher, 73, of Covington, PA, passed away August 24, 2017, at home surrounded by his loved ones, following a long battle with cancer. He was born March 31, 1944, in Blossburg, PA, the son of Chester & Theodosia TenEyck Schanbacher. Allen served in the Army National Guard and was a retired truck driver. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield, and the Hillside Rod and Gun Club. Allen is survived by his wife of 55 years, the former, Patricia Cleveland, 2 daughters, Jacqueline (Scott) Laubach of Bloomsburg, PA, Kimberly Kurzejewski of Terrell, NC, 2 sisters, JoAnne Davis of Mansfield, PA, Jean (Michael) Grimme of Ft. Wayne, IN, 4 grandchildren, & 2 great grandsons. Private funeral services will be held with his pastor, Denise Haskins officiating. Burial in Tioga County Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Allen’s memory may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield 67 E. Wellsboro St. Mansfield, PA 16933 or the American Cancer Society Tioga Unit 1948 E. Third St. Williamsport, PA 17701. Sympath”e” cards may be sent to Allen’s family at www.wilstonfuneralhome.com.