Mrs. Barbara I. (Bousman) Allen

  • Born: November 23, 1948
  • Died: March 19, 2018
  • Location: Reading, Massachusetts

Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home

11 Linden Street
Reading, MA 01867

Tel. 781.944.1589

Tribute & Message From The Family

Barbara I. (Bousman) Allen of Reading, passed away on Monday March 19, 2018. She was 69 years of age.

Born in Boston, Barbara was the daughter of the late O. Melvin and Gertrude Inez Bousman. Barbara was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grand mother and friend. She loved being with her family. They were first and foremost in her life.

Beloved wife of Edward Allen. Cherished mother of Melanie Govignon and her husband Emmanuel, Amanda Krause and her husband Kirk. Loving grandmother of Audrey, Owen, Katelyn.

Funeral from the Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home 11 Linden St. READING on Saturday March 24th, 2018 at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Barbara's Eternal Life in St. Agnes Church 186 Woburn St. Reading at 10am. Interment Woodend Cemetery Reading.

Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share memories with the family on Friday March 23rd, 2018 from 5 to 8 in the funeral home. Parking attendants and ramped entrance available.


Condolence & Memory Journal


Dear Allen & Family I am Deeply Sorry for the passing of Barbara! My Deepest Sympathy go out to you all! Love Shirley

Posted by Shirley A Roderick Madeiros - Medford, MA   March 24, 2018

My deepest sympathy goes out to the family. May you find much comfort from our God of comfort during this difficult time (Act 24:15)

Posted by A friend   March 23, 2018

Dear Amanda and Kirk b
I'm so sorry for your loss.

Posted by Carol Krause - Southampton, MA - Family   March 22, 2018

Dear Amanda and Kirk,
I'm so sorry for your loss.please accept my condolences.

Posted by Carol Krause - Southampton, MA - Family   March 22, 2018


God bless you, Cousin Rhubarb! Thank you for being such a loving cousin, surrogate sister, and lifelong friend. May you be blessed with eternal happiness and free from all pain and suffering. Love, until we meet again,
Cousin Mariesie

Posted by Marie Albert - Palm Harbor, FL - Family   March 21, 2018

I would to extend my sincere condolences to your family for your loss, there are no words that can ease the pain of loosing someone you love. May you find comfort and peace in knowing that your loved one is in God's memory. Because they are precious in his eyes. Psalms 116:5.

Posted by A friend   March 21, 2018

My deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Barbara. Sorry for your loss. (Psalms 94:19)

Posted by A friend   March 21, 2018

My sincere condolences. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure in your heart and lives forever. May those wonderful treasures fill your heart with love and bring you peace. (Hosea 13:14)

Posted by Althea W.    March 21, 2018

My condolences to the family. May you feel God's love even more so during your time of sorrow. John 3:16

Posted by D C    March 21, 2018