Death of Helen
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
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
Mountain View Cemetery.