Aiden Joseph Peters

1900 Rollo Bay, PEI 1965 Gloucester, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (5th child of Edward Peters/Sophia Burke); all known surname descendants:

                 9          Aiden Joseph Peters  b: 12 December 1900  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 8 November 1965  Gloucester, Essex, MA

                                    +Gertrude Catherine Daigle  b: 7 November 1905  Massachusetts; m: 17 June 1927 [Augustine Andrew/Mary Catherine Daigle]; d: 11 February 1981  Gloucester, Essex, MA

                             10          Shirley Marie Peters  b: 14 March 1928  Gloucester, Essex, MA; d: 13 September 1993  Wenham, Essex, MA

                                             +James J. O'Neil  b: 23 October 1924; m: 28 September 1947 [James J./---]; d: 16 February 1995  Wenham, Essex, MA

                             10          Joseph Aiden Peters  b: 4 December 1931  Gloucester, Essex, MA; d: 15 March 1997

                                             +Joan Doyle    m: 9 September 1961

                             10          Robert Andrew Peters  b: 15 March 1934  Gloucester, Essex, MA

                                             +Nancy Hodgkins    m: 4 May 1957



Notes for Aiden Joseph Peters:


- 1930 Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts:  Neil M. Dagle 57 carpenter/house, Catherine C. Dagle 63 widow; Joseph A. Peters 29 superintendent/sewerage, wife of 2 years Gertrude C. 24, Shirley M. 2; widowed lodger George Robbins 63 blacksmith/water works.


- 1940 Gloucester, Essex, MA:  Joseph A. Peters 39 superintendent sewerage/City of Gloucester, wife Gertrude C. 34, Shirley M. 12, Joseph A. Jr. 8, Robert A. 6, widow Catherine M. Dagle 72.

- 1950 Gloucester, Essex, MA:  Joseph A. Peters 48 supervisor/city maintenance, wife Gertrude C. 44, Joseph A. Jr. 18, Robert A. 16, widowed mother-in-law Catherine Dagle 81.

Border crossing:  Aiden Peters, at Vanceboro, ME; 20 Sep 1919; b. Rollo Bay, age 18; father Edw. Peters; relative in  Allston, MA, sister Mary Arseneau, 6 Athol St.


Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Tuesday, 9 November 1965:  Peters - In Gloucester, Nov. 8, Joseph A., 64, of Wheeler's Point, beloved husband of Gertrude C. (Dagle), father of Joseph A. Jr., of Gloucester, Robert A., of Salem, and Shirley M., wife of James J. O'Neil, Jr., of Wenham; brother of Felix, of P.E.I., Mrs. Mary Cameron, of Wollaston, Mrs. Alice Groce, of Rockland, Mrs. Gertrude Deveau, of P.E.I., and Mrs. Olive Orrichio, of Medford.  Funeral on Thursday at 8:15 a.m. from the James C. Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington st., Gloucester.  Solemn High Mass in St. Ann's Church at 9 a.m.  Visiting hours on Tuesday and Wednesday 3-5 and 7-9.  In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Supt. of Sewer Dept., Gloucester.


Notes for Gertrude Catherine Daigle:

Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Friday, 13 February 1981:  Fortado - Of Gloucester, February 11, Gertrude C. (Dagle) Peters Fortado, age 75, wife of Samuel P. Fortado, mother of Shirley M. O'Neil of Wenham, Mary C. Peters of Brockton, Joseph A. Peters Jr. of Beverly and Robert A. Peters of Newburyport.  Also survived by 12 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, and many nieces and nephews.  Funeral will be held on Saturday at 8:45 a.m. from the James C. Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St., Gloucester.  Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Good Voyage Church.  Visiting hours are today 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.


Obituaries for the children:

Shirley Marie Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, Wenham Cemetery, Wenham, MA:  O'NEIL / James J. O'Neil, Jr / Oct. 23, 1924 - Feb. 16, 1995 / Shirley M. (Peters) O'Neil / Mar. 14, 1928 - Sept. 13, 1993



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Last updated:  22 June 2022.