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Record #: R2013-407   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 4/10/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 4/10/2013
Title: Tribute to late Philip C. Allen
Sponsors: O'Shea, Matthew J.
Attachments: 1. R2013-407.pdf
RESOLUTION
 
WHEREAS, Philip C. Allen was called to eternal life by the wisdom of God on the third of April, 2013 at the age of seventy-four; and
 
WHEREAS, The Chicago City Council has been informed of his passing by Alderman Matthew J. O'Shea; and
 
WHEREAS, Phil was the beloved husband and best friend of Sally Allen;
and
 
WHEREAS, As a man who valued family over all else, Phil was much-loved and respected by his children Maura, Phillip, Jr., Brian, John, Patrick, Megan, Michael and the late Timothy, cherished by his siblings, and adored by his many grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and
 
WHEREAS, A lifelong member of the Beverly community, Phil was an active member of Saint Barnabas Roman Catholic Church. He was also a distinguished alumnus of Saint Barnabas Grammar School, Saint Ignatius College Prep, and the University of Notre Dame; and
 
WHEREAS, The loving father to eight children, Phil Allen was a role model in the community, giving freely of his time as a youth baseball and basketball coach. He was also an avid golfer enjoying many rounds with friends in Long Beach, Indiana; and
 
WHEREAS, His commitment to his family, and unending compassion for others immediately endeared Phil to all who knew him, and enabled him to enrich their lives in ways they will never forget; and
 
WHEREAS, To his beloved family, Phil Allen imparts a legacy of faithfulness, service and dignity; now, therefore
 
BE IT RESOLVED, That we, the Mayor and the members of the Chicago City Council, assembled this tenth day of April, 2013, do hereby commemorate Philip C. Allen for his grace-filled life and do hereby express our condolences to his family; and
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be presented to the family of Philip C. Allen.
 
Matthew J. GtjBhea Alderman, 19th Ward