Daniel “Dan” R. Allain, 38, a long-time resident of Keene and formerly of Dover died on Sunday, August 16, 2020. He passed peacefully in the comfort of his home with the family near after a period of declining health.
Daniel was born the son of Kathleen M. (Messier) and Ronald D. Allain on August 27, 1981, in Keene. He was educated in Keene and Dover.
Dan was employed by the Robert Loupa Masonry Co. of Troy as a masonry tender and Clem’s Flooring and Sanding in Gilsum. He was quite an experienced craftsman and his favorite job was restoring wood floors, which he brought back to life with skill and precision. He was also proud of his stonework – especially the historic Stoneholm farmhouse in Keene.
He had many interests in life. Dan had a passion for cars and fishing. Most of all, his pride and joy is his daughter, Briana.
Mr. Allain is survived by his daughter, Briana M. Allain of Keene. His parents, Kathleen “Kate” M. Carey and her husband Mark of The Villages, FL. and his father, Ronald “Ron” D. Allain of Troy. A brother, David J. Allain, and his wife, Sandra of Keene. His grandfather, Gerald R. Messier of New Bedford, MA. In addition, he leaves; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Dan is predeceased by his grandparents; David Allain in 1994, Doris Allain in 1969, and Doris Messier in 2004.
Calling hours will take place on Friday, August 21, 2020, from 6 to 8 pm. in the funeral chapel. Burial will occur on Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 9 am. in the family lot at Monadnock View Cemetery, Park Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic masks and social distancing will be required. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Daniel R. Allain to:
American Cancer Society
2 Commerce Dr. Ste. 210
Bedford, NH. 03110.
All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com