Eileen Rose Allegro of Ponte Vedra, 55, died suddenly March 1. Eileen moved to Ponte Vedra in 2001 to be near family and pursue her passion, working with dogs. In 2005, she attended the Triple Crown Academy, where she was certified as a K-9 and behavioral specialist. Eileen used her talent to train, breed and care for hundreds of dogs in the area.
Eileen is survived by her father and stepmother in St. Augustine, Jim and Lesley Allegro; sisters Leslie Allegro, Christine Allegro, Pauline Gerry, Deborah Chapin and Julie Allegro; brothers Jim Allegro and Greg Allegro; and 12 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Antrese Allegro, and nephew Jamie Chapin.
A funeral mass will be held March 11 at 1 p.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church (904-285-2698), followed by an inurnment at Ponte Vedra Valley Cemetery (904-285-1130).
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Friends of Hutto Dog Park where a special garden bench and plaque will be placed in remembrance of Eileen. Please send donations to Friends of Hutto Dog Park 501-C3 #47-1086249, PO Box 1101, Hutto, TX 78665. Donations can also be made online at www.huttodogpark.com or via phone at 877-823-7847.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.pontevedravalley.com.