PIQUA LEADER DISPATCH                                                         Monday, April 12, 1915

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MISS MARY CRON CALLED BY DEATH

Passing of Beloved Woman Last Evening and Scores of Friend Mourn

  Miss Mary Jane cron, age 58 tears, died at the home of her brother, George F.

Cron, on Cleveland street in Shawnee yesterday evening at 7:30 o'clock

following a stroke of opoplexy which occured Thursday whilev she was visiting

at the home of Dr. A. S. Asnton on north Main street.

  She was removed to the home of her brother where her condition since the

stroke had been such as to give rise to grave fears of her death, to her

relative and friends.

  Durning the past six years, Miss Cron had lived almost continuously with Dr.

Ashton and his wife, where she had greatly endeared herself. For a number of

years she had lived with Leopold Kiefer and family where she was a great

favorite.

  She was noted for her thrift and her friends are numbered among the best

known families in Piqua. She was a dear friend and was a faithful woman whose

delight was to do for others. At times covering a period of a number of years

she had made her home with Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Mitchel on east North street. For

25 years she had lived with families where her presence was at all times

welcome.

  She had maintained a little home on Cleveland street for many years, but she

seldom was there, making her home for the greater part of the past 25 years

with friends.

  Her parents were Mr. & Mrs. Watson Cron, and resided on a farm about 2 miles

east of the city where she was born.

  She is survived by two brothers, George F. Cron, exirity auditor and Andrew

Cron, who resides east of city. Although not a member, she was a faithful

attendant of Greene street M. E. Church and had taken an especial interest in

the union church services recently closed there.

  The funeral services will be conducted at her late residence tomarrow

afternoon at 4 o'clock. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

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(Never mentioned that she was ever married)

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PIQUA LEADER DISPATCH                                                                   Saturday, April 10, 1915

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The condition of Miss Mary Cron who suffered a stroke of apoplexy yesterday

remains unchanged today according to reports from her bedside at the home of

her brother, George Cron of Cleveland street.

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