Thomas G. "Spider" Allen

Greatest love was his family, spending time with them at their mountain cabin.

Service times:Friday, January 11, 2019 at 2:00 p.m

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Thomas G. "Spider" Allen, 65, of Columbia, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on January 7, 2019 at the Lancaster General Hospital. He was the husband of Derotha "Dee" Ellison Allen with whom he was married 42 years. Born in Detroit MI, he was the son of the late Dallas L. and Elizabeth Allen.

Tom was a graduate of Michigan State University where in received his degree in metallurgy. After working in several foundries, he was employed for the past 35 years as a technical supervisor for the Kleen Rite Corporation in Mount Joy.

He enjoyed hunting, but his greatest love was his family, spending time with them at their mountain cabin.

In addition to his wife are his children, Thomas husband of Tracey Allen; Amanda fiancée of William Reisinger; Tyler Faus; grandchildren, Karli, Oxzonna, Cassie, Bryan, Ryan; five brothers and three sisters. He was preceded in death by two brothers.

A memorial service will be held at the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., 519 Walnut St., Columbia, PA on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions in Tom's memory to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at

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