H. Allan Sim, 71, died the evening of March 5, 2010, at the home of his sister, Sylvia, after a quick fight with cancer.

Henry Allan Sim Jr. (“Allan”) was born Nov. 24, 1938, in Dover, N.H. He was the first child of Henry Allan Sim Sr. and Mary Catherine Bernard.

Allan is survived by two sisters, Sylvia Alice Sim of Liberty and Mary-Jane Bernstein of Camarillo, Calif.; three nieces, Theresa Aguayo, Contessa Mancini and Brex-Anna Bernstein,;four nephews, David Gustafson, Evan Gustafson, Allan Gustafson and Matthew Bernstein; numerous cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews. We will miss him. “Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly…”

Those who wish may make donations in Allan’s memory to a local food pantry. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be placed at ripostafh.com.

Arrangements are with Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast.