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MISS BLANCH ALCORN
Titusvulle Herald: Miss Blanche Isabelle Alcorn, aged nearly 23 years, passed away at Grandview sanitarium, near Oil City, at 8:20 o'clock last evening, following an illness of about six months.
Miss Alcorn was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Alcorn and born in Plum township on August 17, 1904. She fitted herself for teaching and taught for several terms in the schools of Cherrytree township, where she made many friends by her pleasant ways and her proficiency as a teacher. She was held in high esteem and her early death is sincerely regretted.
Her father passed away on April 27, last, and she is survived by her mother, Mrs. Eliza Bell Alcorn of Fairview, and three brothers, Glenn Alcorn, of Oil City; Park Alcorn of New Castle, and Domer Alcorn of Titusville. Another brother, Reid Alcorn died in Warren last September.
The body was removed to the undertaking rooms of E. L. Summins in this city to be prepared for burial and today will be taken to the home of the brother, Domer Alcorn, after which arrangements for the funeral services will be made.
Source: The Warren Tribune, Friday, July 8, 1927, page eleven, column one.
One day later, in The Warren Morning Mirror, July 9, 1927, page three, columns five-six:
BLANCHE ISABELLE ALCORN
Miss Blanche Isabile [sic] Alcorn, a sister of the late Reid Alcorn, of Warren, and a sister-in-law of Mrs. Paul Peters of Clarendon Heights, died Thursday night at eight-thirty o'clock at Grandview sanitarium, near Oil City, [ollowing [sic] an illness of six months. She was aged 22 years. She is survived by her mother, several sisters and brothers. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.
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