Francis Joseph Pitre

1889 Hope River, PEI - 1961 Needham, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (7th child of Diogene Pitre/2nd wife Rufine Doiron); all known surname descendants:

                9          Francis Joseph Pitre  b: 15 September 1889  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: 30 December 1961  Needham, Norfolk, MA

                                    +Agnes Gertrude McCarty  b: Abt. 1890  Massachusetts; m: 21 July 1925  Sacred Heart, Middleboro, MA; d: 16 February 1973  Needham, Norfolk, MA




Notes for Francis Joseph Pitre:


- 1911 PEI, Lot 22, St Anns:  Frank J. Peters 21 (farmer), widowed mother Ruphina 58, siblings Priscilla 24, Mary 20, Peter 15, Josephine 11.


- 1920 New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts (New Bedford Tuberculosis Sanatorium):  Frank Peters 30 (chauffeur/sanatorium).


- 1930 New Bedford, Bristol, MA:  Frank J. Peters 40 (private gardener), wife Alice G. 40 (secretary/state Inst.)


- 1940 Waltham, Middlesex, MA:  Frank J. Peters 50 maintenance foreman, wife A. Gertrude 50 principal clerk.  [employees at Middlesex Sanatorium]

- 1950 Waltham, Middlesex, MA:  Frank J. Peters 60 senior maintenance foreman/hospital, wife Gertrude A. 60 principal clerk/hospital  [Middlsex County Sanatorium Tuberculosis Hospital].

Border crossings:  20 Sep 1919 - Frank S. Peters, at Vanceboro ME; b. St. Anne, PEI; age 30, chauffeur; to New Bedford, MA; mother Rupphine of St. Anne, PEI; brother Anthony in New Bedford, MA at 17 Columbia Street


Obituary:  Boston Herald (Boston, MA), Sunday, 31 December 1961 - Frank J. Peters, 72, of 4 Longfellow Rd., Needham Heights, retired assistant maintenance manager of Middlesex Sanitarium, died yesterday.  He leaves his wife, A. Gertrude (McCarty); and two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Peters of Montreal, Canada, and Mrs. Joseph Doiron of Prince Edward Island.  A solemn high Mass of requiem will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Church, Needham.


Notes for Agnes Gertrude McCarty:

Obituary:  Boston Herald (Boston, MA), Sunday, 18 February 1973 - PETERS - In Needham, February 16, A. Gertrude (McCarty) widow of Frank J. Peters.  Funeral Mass at St. Joseph's Church, Monday, February 19 at 9 a.m.  Visiting hours at the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave., Needham, Saturday 7-9, Sunday 2-4 and 7-9.  Please omit flowers.




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