Fabien 'Benjamin' Pitre

1884 Bloomfield, PEI 1981 Winnipeg, Manitoba



Continuation of tree (7th child of Fabien Pitre/Priscille Pineau); all known surname descendants:

                 9       Fabien 'Benjamin' Pitre  b: 2 August 1884  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 26 January 1981  Winnipeg, Manitoba

                                  +Josephine Doucette  b: 24 January 1891  Tignish, PEI; m: 17 October 1910  Lawrence, Essex, MA [Walter/Marguerite Martin]; d: 30 March 1958  Winnipeg, Manitoba

                            10       Mary Priscilla Peters  b: 12 November 1911  Lawrence, Essex, MA; d: 21 December 1994  Winnipeg, MAN

                                            +Jack Burke    d: 25 November 1995  Winnipeg, MAN

                            10       Francis Exavier Peters  b: 1913  USA; d: 23 May 1929  Winnipeg, MAN

                            10       Marie Martina Petrie  b: 20 March 1915  Manitoba; d: 13 July 1993

                            10       Jean Pitre  b: 22 August 1916  Manitoba; d: 13 February 2004

                            10       Marie Rose Berthe  Pitre  b: 6 February 1919  Winnipeg, MAN; d: 19 October 2020  Winnipeg, Manitoba

                                            +Michael Pasieka  b: 20 December 1910  Brokenhead, Beausejour, MAN; m: 19 August 1937  Winnipeg, MAN; d: 15 May 2001  Winnipeg, MAN

                            10       Mary Josefine Zella Pitre  b: 16 September 1921  Manitoba; d: 2 May 1995

                            10       Blanche Pitre  b: 23 July 1923  Winnipeg, MAN; d: 19 April 2014  Wheatfield, Niagara, NY

                                            +Rudolph J. Sannicola  b: 29 December 1927  Niagara Falls, NY; m: unknown [Emilio/Mary Maule]; d: 20 November 1989  Niagara Falls, Niagara, NY

                                          *2nd Husband of Blanche Pitre:

                                            +Frank J. Stryker  b: 28 September 1921  Tonawanda, Erie, NY; m: 21 August 1972  Niagara Falls, Niagara, NY [Joseph J./Mary Young]; d: 6 November 2017  Tonawanda, Erie, NY

                            10       Clement Joseph Petrie  b: 12 September 1925  Manitoba; d: 13 May 2000  Surrey, BC

                                             +Frances ---    d: Aft. May 2000

                            10       Edward Roy Petrie  b: Abt. 1927  Manitoba;

d: Aft. April 2020  Vernon, BC


                            10       Evelyn Pitre  b: 1 April 1930  Manitoba; d: 5 January 1999

                            10       Lorraine Petrie  b: 22 January 1933  Pine Falls, Manitoba; d: 18 April 2020  Niagara Falls, Niagara, NY

                                             +Edward A. Marcolini  b: 1927  Niagara Falls, Niagara, NY; m: 19 September 1953; d: 16 March 1999  Niagara Falls, Niagara, NY



                            10       Mr. and Mrs. Joe Latyn of Toronto, (wife Marie?)

                            10       Mr. and Mrs. E. Pinkus of Vancouver, (Jean?)

                            10       Mr. and Mrs. L. Malo, (Hope, BC)   (Zella?)

                            10       Mr. and Mrs. L. MacLennen, Hope, B.C.  (Evelyn?)



Notes for Fabien 'Benjamin' Pitre:


- 1916 Marquette, Manitoba:  Benjamin F. Peters 30, wife Josephine Doucette 24, May Precella 4, Francis Exavier 3, Marie Martha 1.


- 1921 E. Kildoman, Springfield, Manitoba:  Benjamin Pitre 37 labor, wife Josephine 30, Percela 9, Frances 8, Marry 6, Jeney 3, Prather 2.


- 1931 Springfield, MAN:  Ben Pitire 45 labourer/power plant, wife Josephine 41, Priscilla 19, Marrie 16, Joan 14, Bertha 12, Zella 9, Blanche 6, Caliment 5, Edward 4, Evelyn 13 months (unorganized territory).


Obituary:  Lac du Bonnet Leader (Manitoba):  Fabian (Ben) Pitre - Quietly on Monday, January 26, 1981 at the Holiday Haven Nursing Home, Fabian Pitre, aged 96 years.  He was predeceased by his wife Josephine in 1958.  Mr. Pitre was born in Bloomfield, P.E.I. in 1884, had resided in Pine Falls and for the last 40 years in Winnipeg.  He worked as a crane operator in Great Falls and Slave Falls for many years.  He leaves to mourn his passing, his family, Mr. and Mrs. J. Burke and Mr. and Mrs. M. Pasieka, of Winnipeg, Mr. and Mrs. J. Latyn of Toronto, Mr. and Mrs. F. Stryker of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. E. Pinkus of Vancouver, Mr. and Mrs. E. Marcolini of Niagara Falls, N.Y., Mr. and Mrs. C. Petrie of Surrey, B.C., Mr. and Mrs. L. Malo, Mr. and Mrs. R. Petrie and Mr. and Mrs. L. MacLennen, all of Hope, B.C.; also 24 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.  Funeral service was held in the Thomson Funeral Chapels, Broadway and Furby, Thursday, January 29 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment followed in Brookside Cemetery.


Obituaries for the children:

Bertha Rose Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Tyndall Cemetery, Tyndall, MAN:  PASIEKA / Bertha / Diane / 1943 - 1944 / Michael / 1910 - 2001 / remembered with love


Clement Petrie:  The Province (Vancouver, BC), Wednesday, 17 May 2000:  Petrie - Clement Joseph passed away peacefully May 13th, 2000 in Surrey.  Clem will be missed by his loving wife Frances, daughter Lorraine, 4 grandchildren, Chris, Brad, Melissa and Stephanie, great-granddaughter Kirsten, sisters Jean, Bertha, Lorraine and Blanche, and his brother Roy.  Clem was a merchant seaman and a member of the Ironworkers, local 97, and Legion branch 229.  We will miss his laughter, story-telling and musical antics.  No service by request.  Donations may be sent to the Lung Foundation of B.C.


Lorraine Petrie:  Niagara Gazette (NY):  Lorraine (Petrie) Marcolini.  It is with profound sadness the family shares the news of her passing on Sunday, April 18th, 2020.  Born January 22nd, 1933 in Pine Falls Manitoba, Canada.  Lorraine married the love of her life, Edward A Marcolini, predeceased in 1999.  Married September 19th, 1953, she moved to Niagara Falls, New York, where she resided until her passing. Lorraine was an active community member.  In her younger years, while raising her children, she was a Boy Scout leader, a Girl Scout leader and the first block parent in the county.  She loved music and dancing with Eddie.  Lorraine worked for Super Duper and Tops Market as a deli clerk until she retired.  Her hobbies included playing cards, doing crosswords, reading and bingo.  Lorraine is survived by her four children, Raymond (Gina) Marcolini, Robert (Mary Lynn) Marcolini, Renee (Kevin) Sorci, Rochelle (Ernesto) Di Iorio.  Lorraine also leaves behind her deeply loved grandchildren, Nicole, David, Tricia, Christy Jo, Nicholas, Deanna, Joshua and Lucas; her beloved great-grandchildren, Francesca and Tessa Marie; one brother, Roy Petrie of Vernon, British Columbia; and one sister, Bertha Pasieka of Winnipeg, Manitoba; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Lorraine was predeceased by one brother and six sisters.  The family would like to thank the staff at Schoellkopf Health Center for caring for our mother.  Due to recent circumstances, funeral services with interment to follow at her final resting place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery will be held private for the family.  Memorial offerings may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.  Arrangements by M. J. Colucci & Son Niagara Funeral Chapel, Niagara Falls, NY.

Tombstone Inscription, Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY:  MARCOLINI / Edward A. / 1927 - 1999 / Lorraine / 1933 - 2020



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