December 10, 1913
Phoebus saloonkeeper dies of heart disease
Alfred E. Cogno, 37, one of the best known saloon men in Phoebus, died suddenly in his residence in Mallory Street yesterday morning at 6:30 o’clock. Mr. Cogno was in the act of opening his store for the day, when he became suddenly ill and was hurriedly carried to his room. He expired before the arrival of the doctor. Heart disease was given as the cause of death.
Mr. Cogno had conducted the business in Mallory Street for the past 15 years. Mr. Cogno is survived by his wife, three small children, his mother, Mrs. Ferber and a half brother, John Ferber, chief of the fire department. He was a member of Hampton Aerie, No. 642, Fraternal Order of Eagles.
The funeral services will be held from the residence tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock and will be in charge of the Eagles. The Rev. J. Martyn Neifert, chaplain of the National Soldier’s Home, will conduct the services and the burial will be made in Oakland Cemetery.
The pallbearers will be as follows: Active-Mosea Miller, P. L. Nicholas, Frank A. Kearney, Charles E. Welsh, and Charles Schmidt. Honorary-William Ryland, Charles Hellman, George Sigahaur and George M. Thompson.