Penny Ruth Allen-Sheldrake
Penny Ruth Allen-Sheldrake

November 14, 2008 - November 15, 2008
Born in Washington, DC
Resided in Deale, MD


Penny Ruth Allen-Sheldrake, 49, a resident of Deale for 15 years, died Nov. 15, in her home after a three-year, nine-month battle with cancer.

Mrs. Allen-Sheldrake was born Jan. 14, 1959, in Washington D.C., to the late Cecil Allen and Evelyn Mary Bozeman. She graduated from Suitland High School in 1976.

She served as a paramedic for the Prince George's County Fire and EMS Department for 13 years and was an active member of the Prince George's County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedic Association, Local 1619, I.A.F.F.

She was an active member of the Deale Elks Lodge #2528, South County Moose Lodge #1887 and was active in many other charitable organizations that needed her help.

She enjoyed yard sales, flea markets, and auctions. She took part in all of the auctions in Deale with her friends whom she met monthly for luncheons. She also enjoyed reading, gardening, traveling, and restoring antiques.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Charlotte Cecilia Murphy and brother, Benjamin Cecil Allen.

Survivors include her husband, Lawrence Michael Sheldrake; one grandson, Justin Michael Cunningham; three brothers Keith Roberts, Kenneth Roberts, and Spurgeon Allen; three children; and one grandson, Justin Michael Cunningham.



Memorial Service
Centenary United Methodist Church
6248 Shady Side Rd.
Shady Side, MD US 20764
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
10:00 AM


Hospice of the Chesapeake
445 Defense Highway
Annapolis, MD US 21401