Melissa Christoe February 17, 1898
Died Melissa Christoe, wife of Jas. Christoe, Christoe, died early Sunday morning,at her home in this city, after a painful and protracted illness of dropsy; age 57 With her family she moved here from Qirard a number of years ago and has lived in this city, ever since. She was a "home" woman and was a true mother in overy sense of the word, and her family will miss her greatly. She leaves her husband and four children— children— Me^rs. b. J. and Harry Christ:e Christ:e and Misses Virginia and Etna Ohristoe. Sbort services were conducted conducted at the home by Rev. Josiah Abel Tuesday morning, at 7 o'clock, and the body was taken to Girard for interiui-iit.