Carol Ann Allen, age 74, resident of Venango Township, Venango, PA, died Friday, July 10, 2015 at UPMC Hamot in Erie, PA following a short illness. Born on September 8, 1940 in Meadville, PA, Carol was a daughter of the late James Bras and Leona Grove Bras.

Allen, Carol AnnLiving all of her life in the Venango area, Carol had worked as the activities director at Springs Manor in Cambridge Springs, had driven school bus for Penncrest School District, Saegertown, and had also driven bus for Crawford County Transportation Authority. She was a member of the Erie First Assembly of God.

Surviving Carol are four children from her husband, Arthur Allen – Rebecca Hogan and her husband, Stephen and Arthur Allen, Jr. and his wife, Pattie, all from North Carolina; Mark Allen from Washington; and Karen Allen from McKean, Also surviving are three sisters, a brother, and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Monday, July 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 and are invited to attend funeral services there on Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Don Fisher from First Assembly of God, Erie, will officiate. Interment will follow in Venango Cemetery.