George Allen 78, of Waterville passed away on Thursday November 26, 2015. He was born on June 7, 1937 in Portland Me, the son of George W Allen and Freda Hiscock Allen. He graduated from Portland High School in the class of 1955 and attended Boston University. He served two years in the US Army. George's big love was the circus business. He traveled with the Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros Circus for several years and later owned and operated his own circus. He was self- employed in various venues, one of which was starting his own neighborhood newspaper at the age of fourteen. George lived in Norfolk, VA. for many years working for the Greyhound Bus Co and later for Elliott's Janitorial Service. He was a great hockey fan of the Norfolk Admirals and loved watching his grand-nephew Jacob play hockey for Winslow High School. George was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his dear friend Alice Cole of Ozark Mo, his sister Emily C Pride of Winslow, his nieces Annette M Beaudoin and her partner Buddy Bangs of Auburn, and Michelle T. Boudreau and her husband Richard J Boudreau of So China, and his grand-nieces and grand-nephews: Jacob Boudreau, Kye Beaudoin, Jaime Boudreau, Jayce Beaudoin, and Isabella Boudreau. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, Dec. 4, 2015 at Gallant Funeral Home, Inc., 10 Elm St., Waterville with Rev. Mark Wilson officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations should be sent to the Humane Society Waterville Area, 100 Webb Rd, Waterville Me 04901.