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Allen Konen

Allen N. Konen, of Willingboro, passed away Sunday May 17, 2020 at Lourdes Hospital, Camden. He was 90 years old. Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to William and Bernice (Knapp) Konen, Allen was one of four brothers. Allen joined the Army at a young age and became a career military man. He met his wife Nadine (Dee) Medinger and together they raised four children, Karl, Karen, Mark (deceased) and Allen Jr. During his time in the Army, while stationed in Murray, Kentucky Allen hosted a radio station as a DJ. After retiring from the Army as Master Sergeant, Allen began a career with RCA teaching Instructor Development and later went to work for Mohawk Data Sciences as a manager. After leaving MDS Allen took over a cabinet building company and operated Konen's Kustom Kabinets in Lumberton. In his spare time, he helped Dee operate her business Sunshine Ceramics in Willingboro. Around 1992, he began helping his son Karl at his business Foreign Car Services in Mt. Holly. He enjoyed his role as parts runner and shuttling customers. He became a part of the FCS culture for the next 28 years, until his passing. He was truly loved and will be missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his wife Dee in 2011, and his son Mark. He is survived by: his son Karl (companion Kelly). Granddaughter Jenni (Joe) Boiler and great grandchildren Norah and Karl., Susan (former daughter -in-law) , his daughter Karen K. Spillane (Joe deceased). Grandsons Joey (Heidi), Timothy (Jennifer) and Mark (Briety) along with 9 beautiful great grandchildren and his cat Aries., his son Allen (Jen) and granddaughters Faith and Diana. Due to the Pandemic a memorial service will be held at a later date.