Dennis Joseph Pete

1910 Lincoln, Maine 1998 Bangor, Maine



Continuation of tree (8th child of Joseph Pitre/Catherine Paradis); all known surname descendants:

                   8           Dennis Joseph Pete  b: 23 March 1910  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 10 December 1998  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                        +Grace Merrill Rich  b: 11 January 1918  Lee, Penobscot, ME; m: 5 June 1938  Woodstock, Carleton, NB  [Ray/Ruth Merrill]; d: 1 April 2008  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                 9            Jacqueline Pete  b: Abt. 1939  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: Aft. April 2008

                                                      +Roger Michaud    m: 7 September 1957  Maine



Notes for Dennis Joseph Pete:


- 1940 Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine:  Dennis Pete 28 wood/pulp mill, wife Grace 22, Jacqueline 1.


Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Friday, 11 December 1998:  Dennis J. Pete.  Lincoln - Dennis J. Pete, 86, husband of Grace (Rich) Pete, died Dec. 10, 1998, at a Bangor hospital.  He was born in Lincoln, March 23, 1912, the son of Joseph and Catherine (Parody) Pete.  Dennis worked at Lincoln Pulp & Paper for 42 years.  He was a member of Minerva Lodge No. 96 IOOF and a member of Horeb Lodge No. 93 AF & AM.  He enjoyed spending time with his family.  In addition to his wife of more than 60 years, Grace, he is survived by a daughter, Jacqueline Michaud; two grandchildren, Lorna Lyons and her husband, Peter, all of Lincoln, and Stephen Michaud and his wife, Jennifer of Lee; three great-grandchildren, Adrienne, Nathan, and Camryn Lyons of Lincoln; a brother, Elwood Pete of Lincoln; several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by four sisters, Helen Rose, Madeline Succimara, Priscilla Urban, and Catherine Brown; and two brothers, Fred Pete and James Pete.  Friends may call 12 noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Clay Funeral Home.  A Masonic memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, followed by funeral services, with the Rev. Darrell Joiner officiating.  Interment will be in Lincoln Cemetery.


Tombstone Inscription, Park Street Cemetery, Lincoln, ME:  PETE / Grace Rich / 1918 - 2008 / Dennis J. / 1912 - 1998


Notes for Grace Merrill Rich:

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Thursday, 3 April 2008:  (photo) Grace R. Pete.  Lincoln - Grace R. Pete, 90, wife of the late Dennis Pete, passed away April 1, 2008, at Colonial Health Care Facility, Lincoln.  She was born Jan. 11, 1918, in Lee, the daughter of Ruth (Merrill) Rich and Ray Rich.  Grace graduated from Lee Academy and Eastern Maine Academy of Cosmetology, Bangor.  She owned and operated Grace's Beauty Shop for 51 years.  Grace was a member of Congregational Church of Lincoln, Pilgrim Daughters, Ivaloo Rebecca Lodge and Lincoln Business and Professional Women's Club.  Grace and her husband took many vacation trips, and entertained friends and relatives at their cottage on Silver Lake.  She loved sewing, knitting, cooking and taking care of her flower garden.  She enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and was always there for her family when needed.  She is survived by a daughter, Jacqueline R. Michaud of Lincoln; two grandchildren, Lorna Lyons and her husband, Peter, and Stephen R. Michaud and his wife, Jennifer, of Lincoln; three great-grandchildren, Adrienne Lyons, Nathan Lyons and Camryn Lyons, all of Lincoln; three nieces, Carla Lovely and her husband, Thurber, of Lincoln, Sally Edwards of Agawam, Mass., and Cynthia Maas and her husband, Art, of Mattawamkeag; and two nephews, David Rich and his wife, Debbie, of Lincoln and Frederick Howe and his wife, Diane, of Falmouth.  In addition to her parents and her husband, Dennis, she was predeceased by a sister, Genevieve Howe of Lincoln; three brothers, Duane Rich of California, Burton Rich of Lee and Raymond Rich of Lincoln; and a nephew, Richard Rich of Lincoln.  Grace's family thanks everyone at Colonial Health Care for all the support and loving care given to Grace.  Friends may call 1-2 p.m. Friday at Clay Funeral Home, Lincoln.  Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Darrell Joiner officiating.  Interment will be later in the spring at Lincoln Cemetery.  In memory of Grace, donations may be made to First Congregational Church of Lincoln.



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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Some deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), online death registrations (1888-1919).

- New Brunswick marriages in RED also from Vital Statistics Records (online)


Last updated:  1 April 2021.