Ted Joseph “Tuna” Allen, 33 of Wheeling, WV died Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in Wheeling Hospital. He was born Sept. 9, 1982 in Wheeling, a son of Ted N. Allen and the late Jill L. (Figaretti) Allen. Joe was a Teacher and Athletic Director at St. Johns Grade School in Bellaire, a member of the Jaycees and a recipient of the Lou Mack Award which is given to the most outstanding individual on and off the field for team, family and community.
In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Joseph C. and Nola Jane Figaretti. Surviving are his father Ted N. Allen, Wheeling, WV; a sister, Jane C. Allen, Alexandria, VA; an Aunt, Nancy R. DeRocco of Philadelphia, PA; a cousin, Jennifer Rickey, New York, NY; Paternal grandparents, Robert W. and Helen C. Allen of Wheeling; and several Aunts, Uncles and cousins.
Friends will be received Friday, April 1, 2016 from 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling with a vigil service at 7:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Michael Catholic Church, Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 10:00 am with Msgr. Jeremiah McSweeney as celebrant. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to the Joey Allen fund c/o WesBanco, Wheeling, WV 26003
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com