In Memory

Edward Allen(Science Teacher And Swimming Coach

Edward Allen 

 

ALLEN, Edward P. "Ned" July 14, 1930 - Jan. 23, 2012. Ned was born in New Haven, CT, where his father was a surgeon at St. Raphael's Hospital. He attended Hopkins Grammar School and earned his B.S. degree from Oberlin College, followed later by a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Florida. In 1957, he moved to St. Petersburg to teach biology and coach swimming at Northeast high School, a position he held for over 30 years. He was a member of the St. Petersburg Masters Swim Team. In his retirement, he served as a volunteer citizen representative on several Pinellas County boards involved with transportation. He is survived by a sister Nancy Hillman of Minneapolis; brother Philip Allen of Bethany, CT; daughter Mary Helen Albrecht of La Quinta, CA; son Edward Allen of Syracuse, NY; two grandchildren, and longtime companion Ingrid L. Kohler of St. Petersburg.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on January 26, 2012