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MRS. NELSON E. ALLEN
IRON BRIDGE — A staunch Women's Institute and Women's Association worker was lost here Jan. 21 with the death of Mrs. Nelson Allen, 73, at her home.
Mrs. Allen had been in ill health for many years and bedfast for the past four. Besides her women's work she took a great interest in flowers.
The daughter of the late John and Annie Mason, the former Irene Margaret Ellen Mason was born Dec. 1, .1887, at Bardsville in the Muskoka district. She was educated at Bardsville Public School.
On Oct. 15, 1924, she married Nelson Edwin Allen at the Baptist church in Orillia and the couple soon left, for the Iron Bridge district where they have resided for 37 years.
Surviving are her husband: daughter. Mrs. Ray (Evelyn) Walker; two sons, Leonard of Sault and Harvey, Iron Bridge; two brothers, Lawrence Mason, Port Carling and William Mason, Eagle Lake: and sister, Mrs. Katherine Kydd, Mactier.
Rev. D. S. Warren conducted the funeral service, assisted b/ W. J. Rickard, Bruce Mines, at the United Church in Iron Bridge Monday. Jan. 23. Burial was in Iron Bridge cemetery.
Pallbearers were Robert Nicholson, William Boville, Ray Tulloch, Gordon Seabrook, Arthur Baker and Albert Wedgwood.
Attending the funeral from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. William Mason. Eagle Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Mason Harvey and Wilfred. Port Carling; Mrs. John O'Neil, Toronto;
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Peterkin, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Kydd, Mrs. Garnet Kydd, all of Sudbury; Mr. and Mrs. John Mason, Cedar Brae; Mr. and Mrs. Ear] Corbett, Mr. and Mrs. Etsel Haynes, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Craig, Mr. and Mrs. Merland July,' Mr. and Mrs. Chesley Craig, Mrs. Marion Auger and
Glenn Allen, all of the Sault.
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- Obituary of Mrs. Irene Margaret Ellen (Mason) Allen. She was the wife of Nelson Allen and was 73 at the time of her passing.
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- February 1961
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- Mrs. Harvey Allen
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