Allen J. Lebo, 70, of Whippany, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015 at home. Born and raised in Newark, graduated from South Side High School, where he was a member of the All State Soccer and Basketball Teams. He went on to attend William Paterson University, where he studied Criminal Justice. Allen served as a Seargent in the US Army during the Vietnam War, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. Allen was a police officer with the Newark Police Dept for 26 years, retiring in 1994. He has been a Whippany resident since 1981. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, and the American Legion Post #155, Whippany. Allen was an avid reader and history buff, who enjoyed watching Jeopardy and the news. He was an animal lover, and enjoyed camping and fishing in Canada. His greatest pleasure was caring for his grandsons. Survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Jeanette (nee: Wolff); daughter Rebecca Rumer and her husband Brett of Perkesie, PA; grandsons Jesse, Cody and Benjamin Rumer; twin sister Ellen Mott and her husband Jerry of Toms Brook, VA; and brother Dale and his wife Carol of Fishersville, VA, and brother Richard of Bridgewater, NJ. Allen will also be missed by his beloved 14 years old Dachshund, Nicky. The Lebo family also wishes to thank nurse Linda and caretaker Frank. A Celebrant Service will be held on Thursday, March 19, 20015 at 10am at the Bradley Braviak Funeral Home, 49 Whippany Rd., Whippany. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. There will be a visitation on Wednesday from 4-8pm at the funeral home. For more info, or to send condolences to the family, visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, PO Box 8980, Lancaster, PA 17604-8919
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