Betty Allen



Betty Allen, age 82, of Hilton Head Island died Friday, June 08, 2018 at Hilton Head Hospital.

Mrs. Allen was born on April 30, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late Elizabeth and William Mullio. She was a 1954 graduate of Bay Ridge High School and following graduation went on to nursing school at Brooklyn Hospital. She practiced as a registered nurse in the emergency department of Brooklyn Hospital for many years, retiring in 1995. She was an avid reader and active parishioner of St. Frances by the Sea Catholic Church.

Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by her daughter, Holly Anne Pologruto. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Bobby Allen; children, Elizabeth A. Dellechiaie, Karen A. DeVito (Anthony), Laura Allen-Gale, Robert Allen, Jr. (Diane), and Mary Elizabeth Egan (Thomas); son-in-law, Frank Pologruto; grandchildren, Melissa, Traci, Victoria, Kathryn, Diana, Anthony, Vincent, Cassidy, Dominic, Allison, Christopher, Shannon, Nicholas, and Ava; and great-grandchildren, Jordyn, Charlie, Bella, and Lily.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 14, 2018 at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, 35 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, in memory of Betty’s daughter, Holly Anne.