Elba - Miss Heather Marie Allen, 22, of Elba, a certified nurses assistant at the New York State Veteran's Home in Batavia, died Monday, February 25, 2008 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Heather was born February 9, 1986 in Brockport, a daughter of Timothy and Sherri Haight Allen of Elba.

A 2004 graduate of Elba Central School, she was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Elba and the Elba Fire Department. While in high school she was active in sports and the Girl Scouts. She enjoyed scrap booking with her mom, gardening, flowers, and her rose garden she did with her dad. She loved all animals, especially her two dogs.

Surviving along with her parents are her sister, Meghan Allen of Elba; her grandparents, Dorothy Allen of Elba, Donna (Stanley) Pieniaszek of Albion and Gerald Haight of Penn Yan; her boyfriend, David Patterson III of Oakfield; along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was the granddaughter of the late Bernard T. Allen Sr. who died in 2000.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday St. Mary's Church, 18 Ellicott Street, Batavia. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Elba Fire Department, P.O. Box 183, Elba, New York 14058 or the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 267, Batavia, New York 14021.