Reverend G. Allan Fillman, age 62 of Paulding, passed away March 7, 2014 at his residence.
Father Fillman was born in Defiance on September 17, 1951, a son of William H. Fillman and Mary "Monica" (Justinger) Fillman.
He was ordained a Catholic priest on June 11, 1977 at Holy Rosary Cathedral by the Most Reverend John A. Donovan. He was an associate pastor at Fostoria St. Wendelin (1977-1982); Toledo Blessed Sacrament (1982-1989); Chaplain/Teacher at Tiffin Calvert High School (1989-1999); Sacramental Minister at Tiffin Heidelberg College (1989-1990); Chaplain Tiffin Sisters of St. Francis (1989-1999); Pastor Paulding St. Joseph & Payne St. John the Baptist (now Antwerp Paulding & Payne Divine Mercy) (1999-present).
Father Fillman will be sadly missed by his father, William Fillman of Defiance; brother, Pat (Martha) of Sherwood; sisters-in-law, Helene of Thermopolis, WY & Greta (Tom) Porter of Defiance and a host of nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his mother, Monica and brothers, Mike & Bill.
Reception of the Body and Midafternoon Prayer Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Paulding, Tuesday, March 11th, 2 pm, with visitation until 8 pm.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, March 12th, 11 am, with visitation from 9 - 10:45 am at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Paulding. A luncheon will be held immediately after Mass.
He will be laid to rest privately in Saint Stephen Cemetery, The Bend.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred for Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, 417 N. Main St. Paulding, Ohio 45879.
Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com