George Antoine Pitre

1897 Rustico, PEI – after 1955 St. John, New Brunswick



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Hubert Pitre/2nd Wife Dauphine Pitre); all known surname descendants:

                9          George Antoine Pitre  b: 23 October 1897  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: Aft. February 1955  St. John, NB

                                    + 'Stella' Marie Exilda Eldora Leblanc  b: 28 May 1899  Memramcook, Westmorland, NB; m: 3 November 1920  St. Jean, St. John, NB [Livain/Seraphine Dupuis]

                              10         Walter Joseph Peters  b: 1 January 1921  St. John, St. John, NB; d: 5 August 2008  St. John, St. John, NB

                                                +Patricia Josephine Kean  b: Abt. 1926  St. John, NB; m: 16 September 1952  St. Peters, St. John, NB [Morton R./Sarah Garvin]; d: Bef. August 2008

                              10         Mary Hilda Peters  b: 5 September 1923  St. John, St. John, NB; d: 13 October 2016  Three Rivers, Palmer, Hampden, MA

                                                 +Joseph Marcel Leo Guimond  b: 16 June 1925  Kent, Kent, NB; m: 18 November 1948  Stella Maris Church, East St. John, NB [Julien/Melina Daigle]; d: 1978



Notes for George Antoine Pitre:


- 1911 PEI, Lot 24, Rustico:  Widow Dauphine Pitre 42 (washerwoman), George A. 13 (laborer), Corneil J. 11 (laborer), Marie Joanna 9, Cecile A. 6.  Rosy Peters 19 (domestic), w/Blake family at East Royalty, Charlottetown.


- 1921 St. John, New Brunswick:  George Peters 24 labourer/construction, wife Stella 22, Walter 5 months.


- 1931 St. John (City), St. John-Albert, NB:  George Peters 33 mason/contr. Co., wife Stella 31, Walter 10, Hilda 7 (Wellington ward).


WWI Registration Records:  George Anthony Peters, b. 23 Oct 1897, South Rustico, PEI; farmer; contact mother Dauphine Peters; 5' 5 1/2", sallow complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair (a small linear brown mark 1 1/4" long 1/4" wide diagonally across hip of left of shoulder); 16 Aug 1917, Charlottetown, PEI.


Obituaries for the children:

Walter Joseph Peters:  Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Home (St. John, NB): Died Tuesday, 5 August 2008:  Walter J. Peters 1921-2008: Peters - the death of Walter J. Peters occurred on Tuesday, August 5, 2008, at Ridgewood Veterans' Wing.  Walter passed peacefully with his family present and under the compassionate care of the professional staff at Ridgewood.  Son of the late George and Stella (LeBlanc) Peters, Walter was a New Years baby, born on January 1, 1921.  He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Patricia (Kean) Peters.  He is survived by his two children, Patricia (Fred) McGrath, and Gary (Marthe Boissonnault) Peters; his sister, Hilda Guimond; his two grandchildren, Christina and Michael McGrath; his extended family including nieces, nephews, and sisters-in law, Sara (Sally" Cusack and Melissa Riley.  Born in Saint John, Walter was a graduate of St. Vincent's Boys High School and was a devoted employee of Irving Oil Limited for nearly 40 years.  He enjoyed the Camaraderie of being an active member of the Loyalist City Amateur Radio Club - call sign VE1BRI.  Walter served his country in World War II as a member of the Medical Corps and was stationed in Oromocto and England.  Resting at Fitzpatrick's Funeral Home, 100 Waterloo St., with visiting on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Stella Maris Church on Monday morning at twelve o'clock.  Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.


Mary Hilda Peters:  Three Rivers (MA) - Hilda M. (Peters) Guimond, 93, of Three Rivers passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Baystate Wing Hospital.  Born in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada on September 5, 1923 she was the daughter of the late George A. and Mary S. (LeBlanc) Peters.  Hilda moved to Springfield 64 years ago and spent the last 51 years of her life in Three Rivers.  She worked as a waitress for Salvatore's Restaurant for 33 years.  Hilda was predeceased by her loving husband, Leo J. Guimond in 1978.  She is survived by her five children, Richard Guimond of NY, Peter Guimond of Three Rivers, Nancy Guimond of Quincy, Lawrence Guimond of Dudley, and Brian Guimond of Three Rivers; four grandchildren, Kristina, Carl, Kevin, and Sherry; five great-grandchildren, Alexis, Ariana, Devon, Eterniti, and Lexiana; nephew, Gary; and niece, Patty.  Along with her husband, Hilda was predeceased by her daughter, Lorraine and her brother, Walter Peters.  Funeral services for Hilda will be held on Monday, October 17, 2016 starting at 9am at Beers and Story Palmer Funeral Home, followed by a mass at 10am in Divine Mercy Church.  Burial will be held in St. Anne's Cemetery.  Calling hours will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2015 from 1-4pm at the funeral home.  Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to American Diabetes Association, Alexandria, VA.



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Last updated:  21 September 2023.