Allen L. Romine, 62, of rural Newburg, PA, departed this life on the afternoon of Saturday, November 4, 2017, at his home.
He was born on December 26, 1954, in Mt. Holly, Twp., Burlington Co., NJ, raised in Yeadon, PA, the son of the late Levorn and Elsie Ferguson Romine. Allen was a 1977 graduate of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and then spent thirty-seven years working as a pharmacist, retiring in 2014. He married Jennifer M. Marcalus Summerfelt on October 6, 1995, in Newville, PA.
Allen loved being outdoors, spending time maintaining his family’s home and the surrounding property. He enjoyed working with wood. Allen also enjoyed hockey and in younger years played in an organized league. Allen was a member of the Orrstown Lodge #262 F. & A.M.
He is survived by his wife of twenty-two years, Jennifer; daughter, Anne M. Romine of Newburg; son, Thomas A. Romine of Newburg; step-son, Nicholas R. Summerfelt of Davenport, IA; parents-in-law, Frederick C. and Ann M. Marcalus of Jewell, IA; two brothers-in-law, Daniel C. Marcalus and wife Lisa of Shreveport, LA and Matthew J. Marcalus and wife Lynelle of West Des Moines, IA; sister-in-law, Carolyn L. Marcalus and Greg Wiles of Madrid, IA; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.
A private memorial service will be held at his home at a future date and time. The Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., Shippensburg, has been entrusted with his funeral arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to charities that support funding and/or research of Juvenile - Type 1 Diabetes.