Age 68, of Claymont, DE, passed away Thursday, September 27, 2007, at Wilmington Hospital.

Allen born in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late, Florence Hainsworth and Allen F. Wooldridge, Sr. Allen retired after many years of dedicated service as a machine operator for the Speakman Plumbing Co. in Wilmington. He served his country faithfully in the National Guard. Mr. Wooldridge was a proud member of the Delaware Veterans Post #1 ,Claymont Moose Lodge and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Allen was an avid sports fan, especially the Phillies and Eagles.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Elizabeth Tobin. Left to cherish his memory are his longtime companion, Anna B. Burns; sons, Michael A. Wooldridge, Sr., Scott Wooldridge and Todd Wooldridge; daughter, Charlotte Monroe; 13 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; brother-in-law, Edward Tobin; niece, Kathy Tobin; and Anna's children, Carol Fleming and Billy Burns.

The funeral service were held at 3 pm, Sunday, September 30, 2007 at the Gebhart Funeral Home, 3401 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE. Visitation was Sunday afternoon at the funeral home from 1-3 pm. Burial was held privately in All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington.