Forrest V. “Butch” Allen, Jr.

February 1st, 2017

Forrest V. “Butch” Allen, Jr., age 67, of Wilmington, passed away on January 31, 2017.

Butch is the beloved husband of Connie (Grieci) Allen, devoted father of Adrienne Solari & her husband Hugh of Burlington, loving “Papa” of Gianna and Gabriella Solari, cherished son of the late Forrest V. and Lorraine (Harvey) Allen, dear brother of Paul Allen & his wife Cindy of Chelsea, Earl Allen & his wife Donna of Wilmington, Kevin Allen & his wife Betsy of Ohio, David Allen & his wife Joanne of NH, Ruth Allen of VA and Wendy Allen of Winthrop. Butch is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Avenue, (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Friday, February 3rd from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.  A Funeral Service will be held at Holy Cross Mausoleum, 175 Broadway, Malden, MA  02148 on Saturday, February 4th at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial donations in Butch’s name may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Waltham, MA 02451.


15 Entries in Guest Book for “Forrest V. “Butch” Allen, Jr.”

  1. Manners Family says:

    Adrienne our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your fathers memory be eternal. Wishing you all God’s comfort.

  2. Sgt Marty Kraft (retiredBPD) says:


    My sincere condolences, I enjoyed Butch’s conversations at Bova’s. A great Guy, Doing for his family.

  3. Sobolewski Family says:

    Praying for your whole family Adrienne and wishing you peace

  4. Kevin and Linda Callahan says:

    Dear Adrienne and Connie – We are so sorry to hear of Butch’s passing. We remember him fondly as a very nice man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Hughie, Gabby, Gigi, and your whole family.

  5. Tricia and Sean Byrne says:

    Adrienne – we are so sorry for the loss of your father. We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. All our best to you during this difficult time.

  6. Libby Kraeger says:

    Adrienne – I’m so sorry to hear about your father. Keeping you and your family in my prayers.

  7. Dan Pearson says:

    Adrienne – I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

  8. Sandy Rose says:

    Adrienne, so sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayer during this difficult time.

  9. Ken Bourinot Sr & Donna O'Neill says:

    So sorry to hear about Butch’s passing. He was a great neighbor and friend. Sorry we won’t be able to pay our respects in person but we’re in South Carolina until March.

  10. Ro & Richrd Sullivan says:

    Adrienne, We were so sorry to hear of your Dad’s sudden passing. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time. Wish we could be there to hug you!
    Beautiful memories outlast the pain of grief. May your Dad rest in God’s loving peace. Love

  11. Larry LeCain says:

    Butch was a kind and gentle man from a warm and loving family. He will be missed. Time will not erase his memory. His legacy will live on in his family and those he has helped.

  12. Ann Bockheim says:

    Adrienne, I’m so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this very sad time.

  13. William Bowers says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Butch’s sudden passing. He was a good man and a pleasure to work with. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family during this very difficult time. May he Rest in Peace.

  14. Jen Raney says:

    Adrienne, I am so sorry to hear about your Father. Such a beautiful picture you posted of the two of you, so much love written all over your faces. Thinking of you and your family.

  15. John Harding II says:

    No doubt Butch is in Heaven looking out for us. He was such a wonderfully loving person, always happy and always friendly. He lived a beautiful life. Always loved being your neighbor down the street and will always carry you in my heart. God bless you Butch.

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