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Theresa (Nix) Allen

March 7, 1937 ~ February 21, 2018 (age 80)

Theresa Allen, 80, of Princeton, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at her home. She was born March 7, 1937 in Poseyville, Indiana to the late Carl Anthony Nix Sr. and Mary Agatha (Fischer) Nix, and had resided in Princeton for over 50 years. She was a former beautician for many years and then retired from PPG in 1993 where she had worked for 12 years. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Princeton and was involved in the Josephine's prayer group at the church. She and her husband were the recipient of the Brute Award in 2006 through the Diocese of Evansville. She had been a member of the Daughers of Isabella, Circle #157 for over 50 years. She received the Lydia Metz, VNA caregiver award on May 4, 2009 for the outstanding care she gave to her mother. Theresa was always very active in her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren's activities.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Theresa is survived by her husband of 60 years, Gene Allen, to whom she was married on June 8, 1957 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Poseyville; 3 children, Terri L. Mans (Danny) of Princeton, Brenda Rudolph (Steve) of North East, Maryland and Barbara Skelton (David) of Princeton; 11 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 4 siblings, Mary Catherine Garrison of Brownsburg, Anne Powers of Indianapolis, Carl A. “Sonny” Nix of Poseyville and Margaret Herrel of Jasper; also several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 26, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 410 S. Race St., Princeton, IN 47670, with Father Brian Emmick as celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. Sunday at Colvin Funeral Home, 425 N. Main St., Princeton, IN 47670 and again on Monday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the church. A rosary service by the D of I will be prayed at 7 p.m. Sunday at Colvin's.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic School, 429 S. Stormont St., Princeton, IN 47670 or Riley Hospital for Children, 705 Riley Hospital Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46202 or at www.rileychildrens.org. Envelopes will also be available at Colvin's. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at www.colvinfuneralhome.com. Colvin Funeral Homes are family owned and operated since 1908.


Donations may be made to:

Riley Hospital for Children
705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis IN 46202
Web: http://www.rileychildrens.org

St. Joseph Catholic School
429 South Stormont Street, Princeton IN 47670


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