Etc. -- Helen (Gibbon) Allgeo's 1914 obituary
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A lightly edited page 1 article in the 26 Feb 1915 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper. 

Death of Helen Allgeo

The following was taken from a paper published in Beaumont, California, and is self-explanatory:

The community was shocked Friday afternoon by news of the sudden death of Mrs. Helen Allgeo, a widow who had been in charge of the home of W. J. Dwyer and family for the past seven years.

Mrs. Allgeo had been in her usual health, and was on her way from Mr. Dwyer's home to the residence of a neighbor, who she suffered a severe attack of heart trouble.

She reached the residence of E. G. Kruggle, which was near by, and soon lost consciousness, and passed away before a physician could reach her side.

Dr. F. D. West, who had been summoned was unable to give a certificate of the cause of death, so a formal inquiry was made Saturday by Coroner C. S. Dickson, who came here from Riverside for that purpose. It was found that death was caused by hardening of the arteries of the heart.

The deceased had been a resident of Beaumont for five and one-half years. She was of a quiet temperment and her acquaintance in Beaument was somewhat limited. She was a possessor of many noble qualities and all who knew her held her in the highest regard.

She was born in Simcoe, Canada, and was 58 years of age at the time of her death. She had been a consistent member of the Baptist Church for many years. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. James Allgeo of Simcoe, Norfolk County, Canada, whose husband passed away 
23 Dec 1913.

The funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the McCoy undertaking parlors and was well attended. Rev. H. P. Espy conducted the services. The floral tributes were many and beautiful.

The following gentlemen acted as pall-bearers: 
J. W. Edler, H. M. Roper, A. M. Belford, 
C. M. Palley, G. H. Bailey, and R. M. Bailey. The remains were laid to rest in Mountain View Cemetery.


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