George Andrew Peters

1875 Tignish PEI after 1916



Continuation of tree (5th child of Jadus Pitre/Marthe Arsenault); all known surname descendants:

               8        George Andrew Peters  b: 11 March 1875  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: aft. 1916

                                +Marie Julienne Caissie (aka Casey)  b: 19 June 1888  PEI; m: unknown [Joseph/Blanche Bernard]; d: 1934

                           9        Marie Alice Pitre  b: 13 June 1916  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 2 April 2007  St. Thomas, Elgin, ONT

                                       +John Martin Doucette  b: 19 January 1913  Palmer Road, PEI; m: 5 October 1938  Ste. Amelie, Baie Comeau, Saguenay, Quebec [John M./Angelina Arsenault]; d: 26 May 1990  St. Thomas, Elgin, ONT




Notes for George Andrew Peters:


- 1911


- 1921  Deblois (Lot 2), PEI:  Widower Joseph Casey 76, Raphelle 34, Susan 37, May 44, daughter Julyann Pitre 31, granddaughter Alice 5.


WWI Attestation Papers (22 April 1916, Moncton, NB):  George Pitre, res. Rogersville, NB; b. 15 May 1876 St. Louis, PEI; next-of-kin brother James Pitre of West Brook, ME; cook; married; 5'6", fair complexion, blue eyes & light brown reddish hair; Catholic


Notes for Marie Alice Pitre: 

Marriage:  Mar. 5 Oct 1938, Ste. Amelie, Baie Comeau, Saguenay, Quebec John Martin Doucette, maj s/o (dec. John M./Angelina Arsenault) of Charlottetown, PEI & Marie Alice Pitre, of St. Louis, PEI, maj d/o (dec. Georges/Julianne Caissie); wit: Walter LeBlanc, Olive Scott [signed: Alice Pitre]

Obituary:  London Free Press (ONT), 4 April 2007:  DOUCETTE Alice Marie of Elgin Manor, on Monday, April 2nd, 2007, at her late residence in her 91st year.  Beloved wife of the late John M. Doucette and dearly loved mother of Gloria and her husband Gerry Fina of Brampton, John and his wife Yvonne of St. Thomas, Bernice and her husband Ed Steer of St. Thomas, Judy and her husband Danny Bellefontaine of West Chezzetcook, N.S., Adrien and his wife Judith of Ormstown, Que., Norman and his wife Donna of Hawksbury, Donald and his wife Monique of Vancouver, Mary and her husband Barry Shipp of St. Thomas, Leonard and his wife Dyan of St. Thomas, Richard and his wife Cindy of Ilderton and the late Bernard Doucette.  Dear sister-in-law of Leonore Doucette-Merchaud of Lachute, Que. and Florence Doucette-Robicheau of Moncton, N.B.  Alice was born in Rogersville, N.B. on June 13, 1916, the daughter of the late George A. and Julienne (Caissie) Pitre.  Sadly missed by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.  She worked as a waitress and then as a Nurse's Aid a number of years.  She was a very active member of Holy Angels' Church, the C.W.L. and was a Leader for many years for prayer meetings and Healing Masses.  Alice was a Spiritual Director for the Rehoboth Home, Springfield a number of years and was a volunteer at the Caring Cupboard.  Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas until Wednesday morning and then to Holy Angels' Church where Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m.  Interment to follow in Holy Angels' Cemetery.  Visitation Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.  Remembrances may be made to the Rehoboth Home or the Caring Cupboard.



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Last updated:  23 February 2020.