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Richard Stapleton Allen, 70, Lifelong Fairfield Resident

Richard Stapleton Allen
Richard Stapleton Allen Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Richard Stapleton Allen of Fairfield died Nov. 5. He was 70.

Allen was born Dec. 28, 1942, to Judge William E. Allen Jr. and Dorothea Devitt. A lifelong Fairfield resident. He was a graduate of Roger Ludlowe High School, served in the National Guard and was initially employed as a computer specialist for the James River Corporation. He was currently employed by Condenser & Heat Exchanger Services of Orange.

Allen is survived by his children, Brian Stapleton Allen (Michele), Kevin Conlin Allen, James Matthew Allen and Katherine Elizabeth (Katie) Allen of Fairfield; brothers, William E. Allen, III and Peter David Allen of Fairfield and Thomas Devitt Allen of Marathon, Fla.; cousin, Cele Doyle of Lynchburg, Va.; and three grandchildren.

Calling hours are Friday, Nov. 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Spear - Miller Funeral Home , 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. Funeral Services and Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Allen may be made to the Boston Children's Hospital 300 Longwood Ave. Boston, MA. 02115 or online at

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