Wednesday, April 23, 2008

EDMOND A. GEON - Obituary

Edmond A. Geon

The East Liverpool Tribune

The death of Edmond A. Geon, who had been ill for about three years, occurred Thursday evening (Apr. 18, 1906) at 11:15 o'clock in Massillion<sis>, Ohio

His illness was attributed directly to a disease of the liver, but he also suffered from a complication of diseases. He entered Battle Creek sanitarian soon after the symptoms of his ailment made their appearance and since that time spent many days at different medical resorts in search of health.

While the relatives and friends of Mr. Geon knew him to be in a critical condition and believed his recovery impossible, yet the news of his death yesterday morning caused them no little shock. His brother, Joseph W. Geon, who went to Massillon on the early morning train to visit him did not learn of his death until his arrival.

Mr. Geon was 41 years of age and was one of the best known and most highly respected citizens of East Liverpool. Together with his brother, Albert he was engaged in the grocery business in this city for a number of years. He was a prominent member of the local lodge of Elks and also of the Knights of Columbus.

The remains of deceased were expected to arrive in the city last evening.

Mr. Geon is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Lizzie Burton, and one daughter, Miss Bernadette. Also besides his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Geon, he is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Albert and Joseph, of this city; Frank, of Philadelphia; Mrs. Edward McIntosh, Mrs. Chas. Pittinger, this city; Mrs. C. A. Smith, Pittsburg; Mrs. Robert Bateman, San Francisco;' Mrs. Albert Portman, Pittsburg, and Miss Laura Geon, of Chicago.

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