April 19, 1906 ~ December 23, 2002
MERIDEN - Allen Robert Kingsford, 96, formerly of Yale Ave., died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at Westfield Care and Rehab Center. He was the husband of the late Lois Kuhn Kingsford. Born in Yalesville on April 19, 1906, he was the son of the late Robert and Emma Allen Kingsford. He retired in 1971 as Chief Corporate Auditor for the former International Silver Company. He was a member of St. Andrew Episcopal Church, having served as a former vestryman. He had been Deputy Director of Civil Defense of Meriden, Navigation Instructor of Meriden Power Sail Squadron, served for 42 years in Boy Scouting, was Field Scout Commissioner of Senior Scouting, was a member of Meriden Rifle Club and was an avid sailor. He is survived by two sisters, MaryLou Dewey and Frances Asch, both of Southington and a good friend, William Eppehimer of Watertown. He was predeceased by a sister, Joan E. Kingsford and a brother, Harry Kingsford. There are no calling hours. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden.