Clarence Petrie

1915 Ashland, Maine 2007 Orono, Maine



Continuation of tree (6th child of William James Petrie/Eva L. Cote); all known surname descendants:

                       10           Clarence Petrie  b: 11 December 1915  Ashland, Aroostook, ME; d: 29 July 2007  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                                           +Glenys Cates  b: 14 January 1911; m: unknown; d: 6 December 1986  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                      11       Susan Petrie

                                                   +Fred Danforth

                                      11       Wayne Petrie    d: Aft. July 2007  Connecticut

                                                   +Meredith ---



Notes for Clarence Petrie:


- 1940 Milford, Penobscot, ME:  William Petrie 54 wood carpenter/pulp mill [$1000 house value], wife Rose 48, Clarence 24 laborer/anything, Cleo 15, Loretta 14, Elaine 13, Evette 11, Theresa 10, William 9, Donna 7, Constance 5; stepdaughters Mabel Shorette 23 housekeeper/private home, Geraldine Shorette 21 marking/shoe factory, & Olive Shorette 20; brother-in-law Jeff Willette 57 widower, laborer/shop  [Bradley Road]


Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Saturday, 30 June 2007:  (photo) Clarence L. 'Pete' Petrie - Old Town and Milford - Clarence L. 'Pete' Petrie, 91, passed away June 29, 2007, at Orono Commons Nursing Home.  He was born Dec. 11, 1915, in Ashland, the son of William and Eva (Cote) Petrie.  Pete worked for many years as a shoe cutter at the shoe shop in Old Town and then he worked for Lily Tulip.  During his retirement, he painted many houses in the area.  He loved music.  Pete played in the band Green Valley Boys and in the Community Band.  His expertise was the banjo, fiddle and bass, and he adopted the nickname 'Picky' from his talents.  Pete just generally loved being around people.  He was fun loving and like to keep busy.  Pete also enjoyed gardening.  He was predeceased by his wife, Glenys (Cates) Petrie; parents; and 17 siblings.  Pete is survived by his daughter, Susan Danforth and her husband, Fred, of Milford; son, Wayne Petrie and his wife, Meredith, of Connecticut; grandchildren, Peter Danforth and his wife, Marie, Jennifer Chubbuck and her husband, Todd, Andrew Petrie and his wife, Katie Kuchman, and Theodore Petrie and his wife, Amy Keach; great-grandchildren, Julia, Ryan, and Ian; sisters, Theresa Olive, Donna and Yvette; many nieces and nephews.  Friends may call 6-9 p.m. Monday, July 2, at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town, where a funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3.  Interment will be after at Lawndale Cemetery, Old Town.  Family and friends are invited to continued fellowship and refreshments after services at Holy Family Parish Hall, Old Town.  Pete's family extends their gratitude to the staff of Orono Commons for the excellent care and heartfelt compassion they provided.  Memorial donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House.



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