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Mollie Allen Healey

Posted on 20 July 2012

Amelia Biddle Allen Healey died on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 in Southampton Hospital after a brief illness at the age of 89.

Known as Mollie, she was born July 31, 1922, and attended schools in Garden City, N.Y. As a young woman she worked in New York City for George Jensen and Abercrombie and Fitch.

In 1950 she married Sidney Allen of Southampton, a well-known outdoorsman, who pre-deceased her. In 1972 she married former Congressman Jim Healey of Southampton.

She is survived by her two children, Peter Allen and Roxanne Allen Briggs. Her third child, Phoebe Allen, pre-deceased her. In addition she is survived by her son-in-law, Geoffrey Briggs. She is also survived by her stepchildren, James, Joseph, and John Healey and Elizabeth Mulvihill. She is also survived by her grandchildren Phoebe, Bailey, Madeline Briggs, James Allen, and step-grandchildren, Megan Mulvihill, Susan Ringdal, Dan Mulvihill, Jace Healey, Cape Healey Boyd, and Almendra Staffa-Healey.

She was a long-time member of the Bathing Corporation of Southampton. An avid reader, lover of history, and a kind and generous spirit, her family said she was loved by all.

A funeral service was held at St. Johns Episcopal Church, South Main Street, Southampton on July 16. Memorial contributions may be sent to Southampton Hospital Foundation, 240 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 11968.

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