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Obituary for Rhonda L. Allen

Rhonda L Allen 66 of Candor, New York died unexpectedly June 27, 2022 at her home.

Born June 9, 1956 in Cortland, New York she was the daughter of the late Lester E. and Shirley Sebring Smith.

Growing up in the Groton area she was a 1974 graduate of Groton high school and she had worked for various places which included Smith Corona Marchant and later Howe nursing home in Moravia. Rhonda had enjoyed latchhook, puzzles and crocheting and was an avid fan of romance novels.

She is survived by her husband of 25 years Raymond M. Allen of Candor, siblings, Linda (William) Anderson of Groton, Ronald ( Dorothy) Smith of Cincinnatus, Carol Smith of Cortland, Bonnie (Larry) Oliver of Groton, numerous nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her first husband, Clarence Hale, and her brother Bruce Smith.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday July 6, 2022 at 11 AM at Atwater Cemetery in Homer, NY with the Rev. Jane Fitzgibbons officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Candor Fire and Rescue department.

Condolences may be made to her guestbook at

Zirbel Funeral Home 115 Williams St. Groton has care of at arrangements