Jeannette L. Allen (Jay) of Chicago Illinois passed away peacefully at age 80 surrounded by family on March 23rd, 2021. Jay is survived by her son Kent Allen, his wife Denise, and her three Grandchildren Danielle, Jessica, and Ernest Allen. Jay graduated from the University of Illinois in 1963 and was a proud employee of JCPennyCompany as an advertising copywriter most of her life before retiring. She enjoyed music, board games, card games, Jeopardy, her adopted cats Cloudy & Valentine, and was an active member of Mensa since 1981. In Lieu of flowers please make a donation to The Buddy Foundation Animal Shelter in Arlington Heights link to donate below:https://thebuddyfoundation.org/donate/ Visitation will be held Thursday, April 8th from 3-7 pm at Cooney Funeral home located at 3918 W Irving Park Rd. in Chicago. Interment private. For more information please call 773-588-5850 or visit www.cooneyfuneralhome.com
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