Elwood Joseph Pete

1911 Lincoln, Maine 2002 Lincoln, Maine



Continuation of tree (10th child of Joseph Pitre/Catherine Paradis); all known surname descendants:

                   8           Elwood Joseph Pete  b: 24 December 1914  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 6 November 2002  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                        +Genevieve Emily Rich  b: 12 November 1916  Lee, Penobscot, ME; m: 16 February 1935  Lee, Penobscot, ME [Raymond/Ruth P. Merrill]; d: 5 May 1982  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                 9            Carla L. Pete  b: Abt. 1936  Lee, Penobscot, ME; d: Aft. 1940


                                *2nd Wife of Elwood Joseph Pete:

                                        +Madeline Edna Jipson  b: 11 June 1925  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; m: 17 May 1941  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME [Alfred Hiram/Ruby Lillian Brooks]; d: 20 May 2011  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                 9            Elizabeth Jean Pete  b: 2 January 1944  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                                  +Sylvester Hanegan

                                 9            Elwood Pete

                                                  +Barbara ---

                                 9            Linda Pete 

                                                  +Tom Tash

                                 9            Rhonda Pete

                                                  +Fritz Dame

                                 9            David Pete 



Notes for Elwood Joseph Pete:


- 1940 Lee, Penobscot, Maine:  Genevill Pete 23 (mar.) housekeeper/private family, Carla L. 4, living with her parents Raymond Rich 46 farmer, wife Ruth P. 41, and 3 brothers.


Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Friday, 8 November 2002:  Elwood J. Pete Sr.  Lincoln - Elwood J. Pete Sr., 87, husband of Madeline (Jipson) Pete, died Nov. 6, 2002, at a Lincoln hospital, after a very brief illness.  He was born in Lincoln, Dec. 24, 1914, the son of Joseph and Catherine (Paradis) Pete.  Elwood served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  He was section foreman for the Maine Central Railroad for many years.  He later worked for Worcester Brothers in Lincoln, until his retirement.  He loved hunting in his younger days.  He adored his family.  In addition to his wife of 61 years, Madeline; he is survived by five children, Elwood Jr., of Florida, Betty Hanegan and Linda Tash, both of Lincoln, Rhonda Dame of New Hampshire and David Pete of Hampden, 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren.  The family would like to thank the nurses at Penobscot Valley Hospital for their kindness and loving care.  There will be no funeral or visiting hours.  Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home.


Notes for Genevieve Emily Rich:

- Genevieve married Leon S. Howe Jr. on 22 November 1940.

- Obituary: The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Thursday, 6 May 1982:  Genevieve R. Howe.  Lincoln - Genevieve R. Howe, 65, died May 5, 1982, at her residence in Lincoln.  She was born in Lee, Nov. 12, 1916, the daughter of Ray and Ruth (Merrill) Rich.  She was a member of the Pilgrim Daughters of Lincoln, the extension, and Lincoln Congregational Church.  She is survived by her husband, Leon Howe of Lincoln; one son, Frederic Rich Howe of Portland; two daughters, Mrs. Sally Edwards of Lexington, Mass., and Mrs. Carla Lovely of Lincoln; one brother, Raymond Rich of Lincoln; one sister, Mrs. Grace Pete of Lincoln; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Friday at the Clay, Stevens and Clay Funeral Home, Lincoln, with the Rev. Dr. Walter Cook officiating.  Burial will be in the Lincoln Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday.


Notes for Madeline Edna Jipson:

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Saturday, 21 May 2011:  (photo) Madeline E. Pete.  Lincoln - Madeline E. Pete, 85, died May 20, 2011, at a Lincoln hospital.  She was born June 11, 1925, in Lincoln, the daughter of Alfred and Ruby (Brooks) Jipson.  Madeline loved her flowers in the summer, sewing, baking fancy desserts and watching her favorite television shows.  She is survived by five children, Elwood Jr. and his wife, Barbara, Betty and her husband, Sylvester, Linda and her husband, Tom Sr., Rhonda and her husband, Fritz, and David; two sisters, Dora and Shirley; a brother, William; grandchildren, Phillip, Paul, Jason, Sandra, Tom Jr., Roxanne, Elwood III, Nicole and Noelle; and great-grandchildren, Cooper, Caleb, Casey, Hailey, Tom III, Lauren and Chad.  In addition to her husband, Elwood Pete Sr., she was predeceased by a brother, Fred; and three sisters, Lillian, Jemima and Ruby.  At Madeline's request there will be no services.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Colonial Health Care.  Arrangements are with Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, 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:  2 April 2021.