March 18, 2021, Capt. Ricky Paul Allen, 64, Lunenburg NS, made his final voyage and crossed the bar. Born in Lunenburg, NS, June 19, 1956 he was the son of Paul Allen and the late Charlotte (Weaver) Allen.
Ricky is survived by his wife, Donna, children Chad (Krystyn), Stephen (Kelly) and Ashlee, beloved grandchildren Ethan, Emma, Deegan, Deklan and Maddox, and his father Paul (Marilyn).
Ricky spent most of his working life at sea, starting at the young age of 14 during his summers as a deckhand with his Dad aboard the “Charlotte & Ricky”. He went on to become Captain of his own scallop dragger. He was also involved with the lobster fishery for many years and worked part time for the Canadian Coast Guard.
Donations towards a memorial bench to be placed in Lunenburg would be truly appreciated.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Highway 3, Lunenburg.
A celebration of Ricky’s life for family and close friends was held Monday, March 29 at 2 p.m. at Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, Rev. Tom Summers officiated. Interment was in Upper Blue Rocks Cemetery, Blue Rocks. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca
“We’re here for a good time, not a long time”