'Claude Adeoda' Joseph A. Peters

1896 Brattleboro, Vermont – 1957 Ottawa, Ontario



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Napoleon Pitre/Rose Alba Labelle); all known surname descendants:

                  9          'Claude Adeoda' Joseph A. Peters  b: 26 September 1896  Brattleboro, Windham, VT; d: 2 November 1957  Ottawa, Carleton, ONT

                                     + Gracia Boivin  b: January 1899  Casselman, ONT; m: 11 July 1922  Ste. Anne, Ottawa, ONT [Gilbert/Adelia Durocher]; d: 15 January 1989  Orleans, Ottawa, Carleton, ONT

                               10        Joseph Napoleon Jean Jacques Pitre  b: 15 November 1923  Mayville, Glengarry, ONT; d: 16 December 1979  Wakefield, QUE

                                             +Elsie Guigues

                               10        Marcelle Pitre  b: 1925; d: 2011

                                            +Jean Paul Lepage  b: 1924; m: unknown; d: 1989

                               10        Fernand Gilbert Pitre  b: 2 July 1926  Kapuskasing, Cochrane, ONT; d: 26 May 2004  Ottawa, ONT

                                            +Anne Remmert  b: 26 July 1929  Himeshaza, Baranya, Hungary; m: unknown; d: 10 April 1982  Montreal, Quebec

                               10        Therese Pitre    d: Aft. January 1989

                                            +Dunstan Vince Mullaly

                               10        Marie Francoise Pitre  b: 13 July 1931  Kapuskasing, Cochrane, ONT; d: 29 April 2013  Nanaimo, BC

                                            +Alfred Wagstaff



Notes for 'Claude Adeoda' Joseph A. Peters:


- 1921 Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT:  Napoleon Pitre 49, wife Rosealba 49, Claude 24, Zenophile 23, Clothilde 21, Armandine 19, Charles 18, Leontine 16, Evone 14, Armand 12, Adrien 9, Albertine 8, Marie E. 3.


ObituaryOttawa Citizen (Ottawa, ON), Monday, 4 November 1957:  Claude Pitre, 161 Montford Street, Eastview, died Saturday in hospital after a lengthy illness.  He was 61.  A Royal Canadian Engineers veteran of the First World War, he was born in Brattleboro, New York, son of the late Napoleon Pitre and the former Rose Labelle.  A plumber-contractor by trade, he retired a year ago.  He lived in Eastview for the past four years and prior to that resided in Timmins and Hawkesbury.  He married the former Gracia Boivin in 1922.  He attended Notre Dame Du St. Esprit Church in Eastview and was a member of the Timmins council, Knights of Columbus.  Left is his wife, two sons, Jean-Jacques of Ottawa and Fernand of Cornwall; three daughters, Mrs. Jean-Paul (Marcelle) Lepage of St. Rose de Lima, Mrs. Dunstan (Therese) Mullaly of Ottawa and Rev. Sister Ste. Francoise Cabrini (Francoise) of the Grey Nuns of the Cross, Ottawa; five brothers, Lucien of Chicago, Zenophille and Armand of Hawkesbury, Charles of Eastview and Adrien of Buckingham, Quebec; five sisters, Miss Leontine Pitre of Montreal, Rev. Sister Marie-Lucien of the Grey Nuns of the Cross, Ottawa, Mrs. Alphonse Rethier of Gatineau, Mrs. Edmond Chauvin of Paincourt and Mrs. Olivier Charbonneau of Hawkesbury.  The body is at Racine and Robert Ltd.  The funeral will be held Tuesday with requiem high mass at Notre Dame du St. Esprit Church at 7:30 a.m.  Interment will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery.


Tombstone Inscription, Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa, ONT:  PITRE / Gilbert Boivin / 1887 - 1937 / epoux de / Adelia Durocher / 1872 - 1981 / Claude Pitre / 1896 - 1957 / epoux de / Gracia Boivin / 1899 - 1989 / Jean Jacques Pitre / 1923 - 1979


Detroit crossings:  10 Jul 1946:  Jean Jacques Pitre, b. Maxville, Ont, 15 Nov 1923, age 22y8m, laborer; father Claude Pitre of Timmins, ONT


Notes for Gracia Boivin:

Obituary:  Ottawa Citizen (Ottawa, ON), Monday, 16 January 1989:  Gracia Pitre (nee Boivin), (Vice-President of Club 60 in Vanier for 15 years).  Of St. Louis' Residence in Orleans, passed away Sunday, January 15, 1989 at 90 years of age.  Beloved wife of the late Claude Pitre.  Dear mother of Marcelle (Jean-Paul Lepage) of Hull, Fernand of Cornwall, Therese (Vince Mullally) of Nepean, Francois (Alfred Wagstaff) of Ottawa and predeceased by Jean-Jacques.  Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  Sister of Richard of Ottawa and Francois of Timmins.  Resting at the Racine Robert & Gauthier Funeral Home, 300 Olmstead Street, Vanier, Monday, January 16 from 7 to 10 p.m.  Funeral Tuesday, January 17 at Notre Dame de Lourdes Church, Vanier at 3:30 p.m.  Interment Notre Dame Cemetery.


Obituaries for the children: 

Joseph Napoleon Jean Jacques Pitre:

Detroit crossings:  10 Jul 1946:  Jean Jacques Pitre, b. Maxville, Ont, 15 Nov 1923, age 22y8m, laborer; father Claude Pitre of Timmins, ONT

Obituary:  The Ottawa Citizen (Ottawa, ON), Monday, 17 December 1979:  Jean Jacques Pitre.  Suddenly in Wakefield, Quebec, Sunday, December 16, 1979, Jean Jacques Pitre, age 56 years; husband of Elsie Guigues; dear son of Mrs. Gracia Pitre (nee Boivin); dear brother of Fernand of Montreal, Mrs. Macelle Lepage of Hull, Mrs. Vince Mullally (Therese) of Ottawa, Mrs. Alfred Wagstaff (Francoise) of Manotick.  Resting at Racine Robert and Gauthier Funeral Directors, Vanier.  Funeral Tuesday, December 18.  Eucharistic celebration at Notre Dame de Lourdes, Vanier at 11 a.m.  Interment Notre Dame Cemetery of Ottawa.


Fernand Gilbert PitreThe Gazette (Montreal, Quebec), Saturday, 29 May 2004:  Fernand ‘Fern’ Pitre.  Of Cornwall, on May 26, 2004, at the age of seventy-seven years, passed away peacefully at Elizabeth Bruyere Centre, Ottawa.  Fern is survived by sons John, Michael and David.  Sisters Marcelle Lepage (Paul, deceased), Terry Mullally (Vince) and Fran Wagstaff, along with a host of other relatives and many friends.  Fern was predeceased by his wife, Ann Reimert and his special daughter Cynthia.  A retired United Westburne executive (Montreal), Fern enjoyed his retirement as an avid golfer and curler, while always imbued with joie de vivre.  Typically, Fern never complained throughout his illness, referring only to ‘stormy weather ahead.’  The storm has now passed.  May you find everlasting peace, Dear Fern.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends are invited to a funeral mass and reception at Paroisse St. Charles, Vanier, ON, at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2, 2004.  Private internment to follow at Notre-Dame Cemetery, Ottawa.  No flowers please.  Donations in memory of Fern to your favourite charity or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.  Arrangements entrusted to Cole Funeral Services.

Tombstone Inscription, Notre Dame Cemetery, Carleton, Ottawa, ONT:  PITRE / Fernand / 1926 - 2004 / Cynthia / 1956 - 2000

Timmins Memorial Cemetery, Timmins, ONT:  REMMERT / in loving memory of / Elizabeth Remmert / 1908 – 1963 / beloved wife and mother / ever remembered ever loved / Henry / 1902 – 1981 / daughter / Anne Pitre / 1929 – 1982


Marcelle Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa, ONT:  LEPAGE / Jean-Paul Lepage / 1924 - 1989 / epoux de / Marcelle Pitre / 1925 - 2011


Marie Francoise Pitre:  National Post (Toronto, ON), Thursday, 9 May 2013:  (photo) Marie (Pitre) Francoise Wagstaff, July 13, 1931 - April 29, 2013:  Francoise Marie (Pitre) Wagstaff born in Kapuskasing, Ontario on July 13, 1931 passed away, peacefully, in Nanaimo, BC on April 29, 2013.  Fran Wagstaff, loving wife of Alfred, will be dearly missed by her sister, Therese Mullally; many nieces and nephews; Alfred's children (Barbara and Grant); Craig's family; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her many friends.  Fran was very active in her community including the Telephone Visiting Ministry and her parish, where she generously donated her time and talent.  A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Trinity Catholic Church, Nanaimo, BC on Friday, May 10 at 3 p.m.  The family would like to thank Dr. Coates and the staff on the 5th floor at NRGH for their wonderful care.  Fran lived life to the fullest, loved, laughed and sang the night away.  In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.



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