No. 2 January Term, 1979, Appeal from the Decree of the Court of Common Pleas, Orphans' Court Division, of Philadelphia, at No. 3382 of 1975
Joseph J. Carlin, Philadelphia, for appellant.
Arnold V. Plum, Pittsburgh, for appellee.
O'Brien, C. J., and Roberts, Nix, Larsen, Flaherty and Kauffman, JJ.
This appeal is from a final decree of the Orphans' Court Division, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County, which denied a claim of appellant, Edith Coyle, to a one-fourth share of two hundred shares of Sears and Roebuck stock.
Jacob Bestwick died testate in Philadelphia on December 13, 1974. By will dated January 27, 1965, testator provided:
"I, JACOB H. BESTWICK, Widower, of the City of Philadelphia, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, do hereby make my Last Will and Testament, and revoke all Wills by me at any time heretofore made.
"FIRST: I direct that all my debts and funeral expenses shall be paid as soon after my decease as convenient.
"SECOND: I give and bequeath to my sister, KATHERINE BODEM, One Hundred (100) shares of my Sears and Roebuck stock, and any automobile that I may own at the time of my death.
"In the event that my sister, KATHERINE BODEM, predeceases me, I then give and bequeath the One Hundred (100) shares of Sears and ...