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Allen "Al" L. Ashley

Born: Sat., Jun. 22, 1957
Died: Fri., Jul. 15, 2011


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 19, 2011
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 19, 2011
Location: LaRobardiere
Funeral Home, Inc.



Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jul. 20, 2011
Location: St. Mary's, Cleveland, NY


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Camden- Allen ‘Al’ L. Ashley 54, of Elpis Rd., passed away unexpectedly on Friday July 15, 2011 at his home. He was born June 22, 1957 in Ilion, NY a son of Elmer & Dorothy Riddell Ashley. Al was a 1976 graduate of Ilion High School. He was previously employed with Community Options, Syracuse, NY as an aide prior to his disability of the last ten years. Al was a member of the Stanwix Archery Club and had a passion for hunting, fishing, painting and his family. On August 28, 1982 he married the former Kelly Van Tassell in St. Mary’s Church, Cleveland, NY.    
Surviving are his wife, Kelly, his parents, Elmer & Dorothy Ashley, Cocoa, FL, a daughter, Amanda & Justin Palmer, Cleveland, a son, Ryan A. Ashley, Camden, three grand daughters, Madison, Maya and Miranda, two sisters, Tammy & Doug Daniels, Winston-Salem, NC, Pamela & Mike Piper, North Bay, NY and several nieces & nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 am Wednesday from St. Mary’s Church, Cleveland, NY under the direction of the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., Camden, NY. Interment McConnellsville Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the funeral home, 109 Main Street. You may view obituary and send a message of condolence online at: www.larobardierefuneralhome.com

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Shirley and Fred Ashley
   Posted Sun July 17, 2011
To our beloved nephew..The gates of Heaven are opened for you as our God welcomes you home. May you find the peace you so rightly deserve. You were a wonderful and loving person and you will never be forgotten. We have always been blessed by your presence. You will always be remembered in our prayers. We pray that God will forever hold you in the palm of his hands.
We will always love you
God Bless...Aunt Shirley and Uncle Fred

Leah Kiser
   Posted Sun July 17, 2011
My deepest sympathy to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers go out to your and your family.

Mary Richards Hoy
   Posted Mon July 18, 2011
Tammy and the Ashley Family,

I was so sorry to read of Allen's passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Mary (Richards) and Jim Hoy

Jennifer Raichlin / SRCTec
   Posted Mon July 18, 2011
Kelly and Family,
My deepest sympathy to you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Tammy, Jim, Gabrielle, Morgan & Samantha Hewitt
   Posted Mon July 18, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and always. May the gates of heaven open up to God's welcoming arms

Cindy Stanhope
   Posted Mon July 18, 2011
I have not seen Allen in many years :( My thoughts & Prayers are with his family :(

Lyn Manion Cipriano
   Posted Mon July 18, 2011
Allen was one of the sweetest people in high school, and he was liked by everyone. I'm so sorry to hear that he is gone. He will be remembered fondly by many, many people.

Cheri Conley
   Posted Mon July 18, 2011
Dear Kelly and Family,

I was sorry to learn of Allen's passing. My deepest sympathy to you and your whole family. My thought and prayers are will all of you at this sad time. He is in God's hands now and is at perfect peace.

If there is anything I can do or if you need anything, please let me know.

Ellen Hilliard Miller
   Posted Mon July 18, 2011
my deepest sympathy goes to the family, so sorry for the loss, Allen was a good guy in high school , funny, smart.. so sad to lose a fellow class mate,,






Colleen Fitzgibbons
   Posted Mon July 18, 2011
To the Ashley family,
I am so very sorry for your loss. Allen and I were classmates in Ilion, Class of 1976. Lots of great memories of IHS football games. Allen was a good soul.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Colleen

Jeff and Susan Young
   Posted Mon July 18, 2011
Take comfort in the many good memories that you have of Al. Friend to all and someone who always managed to put a smile on your face with his quick wit, and hunting stories. Now Al can sit on watch and watch for "the big one" comfortably. Great husband, father, son, brother, just plain great guy. Our deepest sympathy to you.

Tim Donahue, Jr.
   Posted Mon July 18, 2011
I was greatly saddened to hear about the passing of Al. He was a really great person! I''ll always remember him for making me smile and laugh whenever I saw him. There was an infectious quality to his jovial nature that no one could resist. No matter how low or how happy you were feeling, when Al showed up, he would leave you laughing. That was Al. My fondest memory of him is when he announced he was going to do a really big "watermelon" at my graduation party, and then he broke our diving board. It wasn''t quite what he was going for, but we all had a really good laugh. That was Al.

Condolences to Kelly, Amanda, Ryan, and the whole family, from Timmy, Jenny, and Julia Donahue.

Dotti Dauten-Pohleven
   Posted Tue July 19, 2011
I remember Allen with great fondness. He always wore a contagious grin that could light up any room. Kind, funny & just a sweet guy. Although I haven't seen him in years he is remembered fondly in my heart. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Ashley Family. May you find solice in knowing he is resting peacefully, now, with God. May your precious memories keep him close in your heart always. IHS Class of 1976, remembers "Al" with great affection.

Jackie Kennedy Maher
   Posted Tue July 19, 2011
I was so saddened to hear of Allen's passing. I haven't seen Allen since he was a teen, but I will always remember his beautiful smile and sweet manner. I will keep you all in my prayers.

Andy and Sherry Jones
   Posted Tue July 19, 2011
To our dearest Kelly, Amanda and Ryan, you are in our prayers and thoughts. We know this is such a difficult time for all of you and your loved ones..........Our hearts break for you and the little ones and want you to know how much we love your entire family. You have been a part of our lives for nearly 30 years and we cherish that time with all of you. Kelly, call us anytime and kids, know that your Daddy truly loved you. Cherish the good times and memories and hold them in your hearts, there were many and those good memories will help you through this tragic time. Hold on to each other always and reach to God to give you strength and courage. We wish we could be there to hold you in our arms and comfort you. You are in our thoughts and prayers and we love you. Love, Andy and Sherry

Christine Ward
   Posted Fri July 22, 2011
Amanda and Family, "To Live in the Hearts of Others is Never to Die" is something I read along time ago and I hope that thought helps you through this heartbreaking time. Memories become the most precious things your Dad left you. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Chris

Kelly
   Posted Tue January 03, 2012
I miss you!!!!

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