Created on Wednesday, 20 August 2008 20:00
Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2008 20:00
Allen B. Pollock, 69, of Manchester, NH, quietly passed away on August 12, 2008, at Hillsborough County Healthcare Facility. He was born in Manchester, March 31, 1939, and was the son of Harold and Cecylia (Lesnyk) Pollock.
He was a graduate of Manchester High School West, and soon after served with the United States Army. For many years Allen was a member of the Ironworkers Local 474 of Manchester. Early on, in his spare time, Allen owned and operated Windigo Apple Orchard in Deerfield, NH. Later, he operated an apple orchard and greenhouse at his home in Manchester.
An outdoorsman, he will be remembered for his skills as a fly fisherman, who tied his own flies, as well as making them available to family and friends. In 1958 he traveled to Alaska for his sport. While there he took a job with the Bureau of Land Management. He enjoyed hunting, being with family and friends, spending time telling stories and laughing about them.
Family members include his son John Pollock of Waitsfield; a brother Ronald Pollock of NH; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours were Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. in Lambert Funeral Home and Crematory, 1799 Elm Street, Manchester.
A funeral liturgy was held Monday afternoon at 1 p.m. in Lambert Funeral Home.
Burial will take place in Pine Grove Cemetery, Calef Road, Manchester.
Memorial donations may be made to the Rangeley Regional Health Center, 42 Dallas Hill Road, Rangeley, ME 04970.
For more information visit www.lambertfuneralhome.com.