Allen McCUTCHEON

Allen Leslie McCutcheon

February 2, 1933 – June 5, 2017


Allen McCutcheon of Chilliwack, passed away at age 84. Allen was born in Carman, Manitoba to Hazel and William John McCutcheon. He was the oldest of eight children. He was employed by VIA Rail from 1964 to 1990. He met Sharon Howard, of St. Thomas, Ontario, while she was traveling by train. In May 1970 they married and settled briefly in Surrey. They moved to Langley and finally to Chilliwack in 1981. After he retired from the railroad they operated the gift shop in the Best Western until June 2000. He was predeceased by his wife Sharon in 2004, sister Ruby in 2012, mother Hazel in 1993, and father John in 1982. He will be missed by his daughter Carol (Tony) Skelly and son Cameron McCutcheon. He will also be missed by his sisters Marjorie and Jean; brothers Clarence, Kenneth, Orville and Donald; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held Saturday, June 17 at the Maple Hills Club House.