Etc. -- Maria Gibbon, Mrs. James Allgeo's 1917  obituary and Estate
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A transcription of a page 1 article from 1 Feb 1917 Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Mrs. James Allgeo Dies

On Thursday last, January 25th, the death occurred at her home on Colborne Street, of an old and well known resident of this town in the person of Maria Gibbon, widow of James Allgeo.

For a short time Mrs. Allgeo had been ill with pneumonia, but was thought to be on the road to recovery. On the morning of her death she was propped up in her bed for breakfast, when her heart suddenly gave out.

She had lived in Simcoe all of her life, dying in her 69th year. She was the daughter of Wm. Gibbon, a soap manufacturer, who did business here about 50 years ago.

Mrs. Allgeo survived her husband only about three years. Her only son Fred, died about 15 years ago. The funeral took place the following Saturday afternoon to Oakwood Cemetery.

With the death of Mrs. Allgeo the municipality of Simcoe receives a most generous gift from the estate of her late husband. 
Mr. James Allgeo left an estate of $12,000 to be distributed upon the death of his wife. With the exception of a few small legacies, the estate becomes the property of the town of Simcoe for the purpose of building or assisting in the erection of a public hospital.

Mr. H. P. Innes, K.C., and Mr. H. S. Macpherson are named as executors of the will and after the winding up of the affairs of the estate they will be able to turn over approximately $12,000 to the corporation. This substantial bequest will aid in filling a long felt need.

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