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Herbert Ellis Allen

ALLEN, PHD HERBERT ELLIS Of Bala Cynwyd, June 29, 2021. Husband of Ronnie Allen (nee Magil). Father of Francine (James Church) and Julie, brother of Sandra. Step father of Wendy Miller (Hal) and Teri Galter.. Grandfather of Paula and Jennifer Miller.Predeceased by parents, Florence and Jacob and also by first wife Deena (nee Wilner) He received both his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan. Was Professor emeritus of Civil & Environmental Engineering at University of Delaware. Previously was Director of Drexel University's Environmental Studies Institute. Published over 150 papers and was editor of 6 books concerned with the chemistry and contamination of natural waters and soil. Mentored 16 doctoral students and 47 Master's students. Served as a consultant to many industries, to U.S. and foreign governments and to the World Health Organization. He was a Fellow of the American Chemical Society. He enjoyed travel and visited 112 countries for both business and pleasure.Travel photography was a passion and he edited and cataloged over 120,000 photos from his travels. In retirement he resumed stamp collecting and had an extensive collection of German stamps. Relatives and friends are invited to services Friday July 2, 12:00 Noon at JOSEPH LEVINE & SONS, 4737 Street Road, Trevose, Pa. Int. Roosevelt Memorial Park. The family will return to the late residence and contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. www.levinefuneral.com
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