Francis Henry Peters

1894 Rollo Bay, PEI 1979 Brockton, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (5th child of Timothee Pitre/Catherine Gallant); all known surname descendants:

               9           Francis Henry Peters  b: 4 June 1894  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 13 May 1979  Brockton, Plymouth, MA

                                   + Margaret Ellen Feehan  b: 20 November 1889  St. Margaret's, PEI; m: 20 July 1920  PEI [Daniel B./Catherine Ann McGaugh]; d: 1 April 1970  Brockton, Plymouth, MA

                            10            Edward Danial Peters  b: 3 May 1921  St. Charles, PEI; d: 7 September 1991  Brockton, Plymouth, MA

                                                +Helen R. Cahill  b: 21 June 1925  Boston, Suffolk, MA; m: Abt. 1946 [Paul F./Florence G. Behm]; d: 27 June 2012  Brockton, Plymouth, MA

                            10            Kenneth Francis Peters  b: 22 November 1922  Amherst, Hampshire, MA; d: 6 September 2010  Randolph, Norfolk, MA

                                                +Lockie Ailene Folino  b: 7 December 1925; m: 9 October 1949  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 25 December 2001  Weymouth, Norfolk, MA

                            10            Bernard Joseph Peters  b: 19 July 1925  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 16 May 2013  Fort Pierce, St. Lucie, FL

                            10            Mary Catherine Peters  b: 23 October 1930  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 19 March 2018  Carver, Plymouth, MA   

                                                +Reginald Whelpley Meech  b: 28 August 1929  Boston, Suffolk, MA; m: Aft. 1950; d: 14 May 1996  Boston, Suffolk, MA



 Notes for Francis Henry Peters:


- 1921 Head Rollo Bay (Lot 43), PEI:  Francis Peters 26 farmer, wife Margaret 28, Edward 7 months.


- 1930 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts:  Frank H. Peters 37 barber/barber shop, wife Margarite E. 40, Edward D. 9, Kenneth F. 7, Joseph B. 4 years 3 months; mother-in-law Catherine A. Freeman 67 (widow), brother-in-law Thomas B. Freeman 36 carpenter/ house, brother-in-law John F. Freeman janitor/bank, sister-in-law Margaret K. Freeman 21, niece Ethel B. Freeman 1 year 11 months, nephew Francis G. Freeman 6; lodger Thomas Hughes 23 carpenter/house.


- 1940 Boston, Suffolk, MA:  Frank Peters 46 baker/bakery, wife Margaret 49, Edward 19 sales clerk/grocery store, Kenneth 17, Joseph 14, Mary 9.

- 1950 MA, Suffolk, Boston, 15-774 : Frank H. Peters 55 baker/restaurant, wife Margarete 60, Bernard J. 25 refrigerator repairman/refrigerator sales & service co., Mary C. 19.

Border crossing:  22 April 1922: at Vanceboro, Frank Peters, age 27, farmer, wife Margaret, relative Lawrence in Amherst, MA

WWII records:  Frank Henry Peters, res. 40 Woodcliff St., Dorchester, MA; b. 4 Jun 1894 Souris, PEI; contact William McDonnell (303 Dudley St., Roxbury, MA); 5'4", 160 lbs; blue eyes, bald, light complexion, scar on left eye; 27 Apr 1942 Dorchester, MA.

Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Monday, 14 May 1979:  Peters - In Brockton, May 13, Frank, beloved husband of the late Margaret (Feehan), loving father of Edward D. of Whitman, Kenneth F. of Roslindale, Bernard J. of Brockton and Mrs. Reginald (Mary) Meech of Holbrook, loving grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  Funeral Tuesday from the Hickey Funeral Home, 403 Main St., Brockton, at 8 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Colman's Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends kindly invited.  Visiting hours Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Interment Calvary Cemetery, Brockton.  Late retired baker of Brighams, Inc.


Notes for Margaret Ellen Feehan:

Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Thursday, 2 April 1970:  Peters - Suddenly in Brockton, Apr. 1, Margaret E. (Feehan), wife of Frank H., of 543 East Ashland st., Brockton, mother of Edward D. of Whitman, Kenneth F. of Roslindale, Joseph B. of Brockton, Mrs. Reginald (Mary) Meech of Holbrook.  Reposing at the Hickey Funeral Home, 403 Main st., Brockton.  Relatives and frineds invited to the funeral home, and to a High Mass of Requiem in St. Colman's Church, Brockton, Saturday at 11 a.m.  Calling hours 7-9 p.m. Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday.  Off Main st. parking.  Prince Edward Island papers please copy.


Obituaries for the children:

Edward Daniel Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA:  Edward D. Peters / SGT USAAF  World War II / May 3, 1921 - Sep. 7, 1991 / Helen R. Peters / Jun 21, 1925 - Jun 27, 2012 / (covered by grass/leaves)


Kenneth Francis Peters:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Friday, 10 September 2010:  Peters, Kenneth F. of Randolph and Ft. Pierce, FL, unexpectedly, September 6, 2010, at the age of 87.  Husband of the late Lockie (Folino) Peters.  Loving father of Catherine Dunn and her husband Michael of Salem, Mary Cammarata and her husband Paul of Hingham and Kenneth Peters of Randolph.  Devoted brother of Joseph Peters of Ft. Pierce, FL, Mary Meech of Carver and the late Edward Peters.  Dear grandfather of Erin and Greg Maloney and Michael, Matthew and Kristen Cammarata.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main Street, (Rte 28), Randolph, until 8:15 AM on Monday followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00 AM in St. Bernadette Church, Randolph.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.  Visiting hours Sunday 4:00-7:00 PM.  Burial in the V.A. National Cemetery, Bourne.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Kenneth's memory to the Fisher House Boston GPF5009, VA Boston Healthcare Center, 1400 VFW Parkway, W. Roxbury, MA 02132.  Retired mail handler at the So. Boston Postal Annex for over 40 years.  WWII Veteran who served in the U.S. Navy and was the recipient of the Purple Heart.  He will be sadly missed by all those who were blessed to have known him.


Bernard Joseph Peters:  The Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Sunday, 19 May 2013:  Peters, Bernard J. 'Joe'  Of Ft. Pierce, FL, formerly of Brockton, died May 16, 2013 at the age of 87.  Joe worked as a lithograph publisher for Hub Mail for many years.  He served in the Army during WWII.  He enjoyed astrology, singing, and golf.  Spending time with family and telling jokes was his greatest joy.  A devoted son, Joe cared for both his parents when they became ill.  He was a kid at heart and cherished his role as an uncle.  His family will always remember his giving spirit.  Loving brother of Mary Meech of Carver and her late husband Reggie, the late Edward Peters and his wife Helen, and the late Kenneth Peters and his wife Lockie.  Also survived by many nieces & nephews.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Tuesday 5-8 PM in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, South Weymouth.  Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 9:15 AM on Wednesday prior to the Funeral Mass in St. Albert the Great Church, Weymouth at 10 AM.  Burial in MA National Cemetery, Bourne at 2:45 PM.  Donations in memory of Joe may be made to Miramer Retreat Center, Duxbury, MA.


Mary Catherine Peters:  Carver Reporter (MA), Tuesday, 20 March 2018:  Mary C. Meech, 87, of Carver, formerly of Holbrook, passed away on March 19, 2018.  Beloved wife of the late Reginald Meech, she was the loving mother of Frank Meech and his wife Candy of West Bridgewater, Rita Morani and her husband Dennis of Carver, Dorene and her husband Michael Carney of Holbrook, Donna Craig of Keene NH, Ellen Chase and her husband Jamie of Moultonborough, NH, and the late Richard Meech, and Mary Meech.  Daughter of the late Francis and Margaret (Feehan) Peters.  Sister to the late Edward Peters, Kenneth Peters, and Joe Peters.  Cherished grandmother of 19, and great-grandmother of 18.  Mary is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 21, from 4-8 p.m. at the Shepherd Funeral Home, Carver.  A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, March 22, at 10 a.m. at St. Kateri Church, Plymouth.  A graveside service will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Brockton.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and/or Elizabeth Rose Olsen Foundation, Hobe Sound, FL.




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