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Obituaries

April 7, 2013

Ann Catherine Ranallo Varos Allen

McALESTER — Ann Catherine Ranallo Varos Allen, 64, of Cleveland, Texas, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, in Kingwood, Texas.

Memorial services will be at noon Saturday, April 13, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church Parish Hall in Hartshorne. Arrangements are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home of Cleveland.

Born April 8, 1948, in Hartshorne, she was the daughter of Jim and Jo Ranallo. She was a 1966 graduate of St. John’s Catholic High School in McAlester. She then attended St. Gregory’s in Shawnee.

She served in the United States Air Force from 1974 to 1975.

She enjoyed spending time with her grandsons.

Survivors include her husband, James R. Allen; daughters Sandra Franklin and husband, Nick, and Angela Edwards; son Eric J. Varos and wife, Marissa; sisters Angelina Ernst, Mary Schneberger, Stephen Marie Ranallo, Teresa Raupe and Elizabeth McGehee; brothers Joseph Ranallo, Jim Ranallo and Chris Ranallo; grandchildren Kayla O’Quinn, Ricky Franklin, Shannon Miller, Katherine Pierce, Trish Edwards, Daniel Victor, and Carlos and Andrew Varos; two great-grandchildren, Allan and Bennett; 14 nephews; nine nieces, and numerous other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Jason Edward Varos; granddaughter, Danielle Renee Miller; brother, Jimmy Joe, and sister, Therese.

Memorials may be made to Ranallo Giornale, 1109 E. South Ave., McAlester, OK, 74501.

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