Mary Louise (Shay) Allwein passed away peacefully on Dec. 24, 2020.

She was predeceased by her husband, John H. Allwein. She is survived by children, Mary Beth (John), John (Louise), Jane (Joe), and Jim (Elizabeth), 10 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and sisters, Rose Marie Quarry and Frona Foster.

She was a graduate of Seton Hill College, a faculty member of St. Mary’s School of Nursing, a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church, and a member of the Watertown Garden Club.

Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery in Lebanon.

Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Evangelist School, 760 Main St., Watertown, CT 06795.

Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with the arrangements. Please share your memories with the family at our online guest book at