Kenneth Allen, 82, Real Estate Blogger, Former IBM Executive

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Kenneth H. Allen of Darien died peacefully at home on Feb. 27. He was 82 years old.

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Kenneth Allen, 82, died Feb. 27. His wake will be on Thursday, March 7, and his funeral on Friday.

Mr. Allen was born on Jan. 13, 1937 to the late Kenneth E. and Claudine (Smith) Allen. He is a graduate of UCLA, where he received his B.A. in political science. He served as an information officer in Italy while on active duty in the United States Air Force.

Mr. Allen is a retired IBM executive. During his career, he served in management positions on IBM’s corporate staff, in its divisions and at IBM World Trade Corporation.

Mr. Allen produced a popular real estate blog which appeared on a number of websites.

Mr. Allen is predeceased by his parents and his younger brother, Robert. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda, and his daughters, Katie of Darien and Meg of New Canaan.

an obituary from Edward Lawrence Funeral Home

Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, March 8, at St. John Roman Catholic Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien. Mr. Allen will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery.

The family asks that donations please be sent to Darien EMS Post 53, P. O. Box 2066, Darien, CT 06820.

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