Gordon Arthur Pitre

1918 Gouverneur, New York 1974 Syracuse, New York



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Joseph Gedeon Pitre/Edith M. Arnold); all known surname descendants:

                    10        Gordon Arthur Pitre  b: 3 December 1918  Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, NY; d: 9 January 1974  Syracuse, Onondaga, NY

                                      +Ardis A. Hickok  b: Abt. 1921  New York; m: March 1939 [Leslie/----]; d: Aft. August 1999

                            11             Ralph G. Pitre  b: 1939  Le Ray, Jefferson, NY; d: 17 August 2020  Brewerton, Oswego, NY

                                                +Bev ---

                            11             Barbara Pitre  b: Abt. 1941; d: Aft. August 1999

                                                +William Clifford

                            11             Sharon Janice Pitre  b: 21 April 1942  Watertown, Jefferson, NY; d: 21 June 1986  Rome, Oneida, NY

                                                +Edward H. Squires  b: 17 September 1943  Syracuse, Onondaga, NY; m: unknown; d: 26 March 2006  Syracuse, Onondaga, NY

                            11             Joseph Pitre  b: Abt. 1944; d: Aft. August 1999

                                                +Paulette ---

                            11             Linda May Pitre  b: 24 May 1946; d: Aft. August 1999

                                                +--- Cummings

                                              *2nd Husband of Linda Pitre:

                                                +--- Briggs

                                              *3rd Husband of Linda Pitre:

                                                +Jim Lancette

                            11             Gary B. Pitre  b: 24 April 1948  Syracuse, Onondaga, NY; d: 30 December 2008  Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ

                                                +Mary Ann Stoltz    m: Abt. 1971; d: Aft. December 2008

                            11             Bryan Pitre    d: Aft. August 1999

                                                +Regina ---

                            11             Randy Pitre    d: Aft. August 1999

                                                +Linda ---

                            11             Terry Pitre    d: Aft. August 1999

                                                +Stephen Emmons

                            11             Penny Pitre    d: Aft. August 1999

                                                +Robert Bennett                     



Notes for Gordon Arthur Pitre:


- 1940 Le Ray, Jefferson, New York:  Gordon Petrie 21 farmer/farm, wife Ardis 18, Ralph 7 months, living with his brother-in-law's family.

- 1950 Syracuse, Onondaga, NY:  Gordon Pitre 31 truck driver/steel delivery co., wife Ardis 28, Ralph 10, Barbara 9, Sharon 7, Joseph 5, Linda 3, Gary 1.

Obituary:  Syracuse Herald Journal (NY), 9 January 1974:  Gordon A. Pitre, 55, of 1016 1/2 Milton Ave., died today at his home.  A native of Gouverneur, Mr. Pitre was a resident of Syracuse 28 years.  He was employed as a truck driver for 28 years at the Peter A. Frasse Steel Co. Inc.  Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ardis Hickok Pitre; five sons, Ralph, Gary and Bryan Pitre of Syracuse, Joseph of Solvay, and Randy Pitre of U.S. Marine Corps, stationed at Camp LeJeune, N.C.; five daughters, Mrs. William Clifford of Mexico, N.Y., Mrs. Linda Cummings of Solvay, Mrs. Stephen Emmons of Bridgeport, Mrs. Edward Squires and Miss Penny Pitre, both of Syracuse; his mother, Mrs. Edith Pitre of Syracuse; a brother, Jeddie Pitre of Carthage; three sisters, Mrs. Gail Shamback, Mrs. James Garnsey, both in Florida, and Mrs. Virginia Edgar of Carthage; and 20 grandchildren.  Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Bagozzi Twins Funeral Home, Solvay, the Rev. Clytus J. Moary, officiating.  Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt.  Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.


Notes for Ardis A. Hickok:

- 2nd marriage to Donald P. Quackenbush 30 April 1988.


Obituaries for the children:

Ralph Pitre:  The Post Standard (Syracuse, NY), Thursday, 20 August 2020:  Ralph G. Pitre Sr. August 17, 2020 - Ralph G. Pitre, Sr., 80, formerly of Evans Mills and most recently of Brewerton, passed away on Monday after a long battle with cancer.  Ralph was predeceased by his mother, Ardis Quackenbush; father, Gordon Pitre and siblings, Sharon Squires and Gary Pitre.  He is survived by his 8 children, 21 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild and many brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.  Services will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Patriot Guard Riders of New York.


Gary B. Pitre:  Syracuse Post Standard (NY), Thursday, 1 January 2009:  December 30, 2008 Gary B. Pitre, 60, of Phoenix, passed away Tuesday at home surrounded by his family.  He was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather, who was born in Syracuse and was a graduate of Corcoran High School.  He was a member of Teamsters #317 and was a truck driver for Herlihy Trucking and Clark Concrete.  He was an Army veteran having served in Vietnam and past Commander of the Phoenix VFW #5540.  He was also a former Oswego County Adjutant who lobbied many years for veterans rights in Albany and a member of the Professional Bullriding Association.  He was predeceased by his father, Gordon; sister, Sharon Squires and brother-in-law, Bill Clifford.  He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Mary Ann (Stoltz) Pitre; son, Chad (Kathy Woods) Pitre, Memphis; daughter, Tiffanianne (Kim Nestler) Pitre, MA; mother, Ardis Quackenbush, Pennellville; brothers, Ralph (Bev), SC, Joseph (Paulette) Syracuse, Randy (Linda), Jordan, Bryan (Regina), NC; sisters, Barbara Clifford, GA, Linda (Jim) Lancette, Syracuse, Terry (Steve) Emmons, GA, Penny (Bob) Bennett, Pennellville; grandchildren, Sydney Elaine Young and Gaige Anthony Pitre; many nieces and nephews.  Calling hours will be 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, January 3, 2009, at the Maurer Funeral Home Moyers Corners with a funeral service to follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home, 3541 Route 31, Baldwinsville. Maurer Funeral Home, Inc.

Sharon Janice Pitre:  Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Tuesday, 24 June 1986:  Sharon Janice Squires, 44, of 1016 1/2 Milton Ave., Syracuse, a Watertown native, died Saturday at Rome-Murphy Hospital, Rome, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident.  The funeral was at 9 this morning at the Bagozzi Twins Funeral Home, Solvay.  Burial was in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, DeWitt.  She is survived by her husband, Edward; four sons, Edward Jr., Michael, Roger and Rodney, all of Syracuse; two daughters, Sherry and Margo, both of Syracuse; four grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Ardis Pitre, Syracuse; five brothers, Joseph, Randy and Bryan Pitre, Syracuse, Ralph, Florida, and Gary, Phoenix, and four sisters, Barbara Clifford, Mexico, Linda Briggs, Syracuse, Terry Emmons and Penny Bennett, both of Clay.  Born in Watertown on April 21, 1942, daughter of Ardis Hickock Pitre and the late Gordon Pitre, she lived in Syracuse for most of her life.  Mrs. Squires was employed at the Syracuse Parks and Recreation Department.




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