John Alfred Lepitre

1907 Stanstead, Quebec 1947 W. Springfield, MA



Continuation of tree (4th child of 'Lafayette' Israel Lepitre/Marie Rose Anna Peruce); all known surname descendants:

               8          John Alfred Lepitre  b: 31 August 1907  Sacre Coeur, Stanstead, Quebec; d: 10 July 1947  West Springfield, Hampden, MA

                                  +Lucie Melvina Cherrier  b: 1908  Irasburg, Orleans, VT; m: 30 October 1926  Irasburg, Orleans, VT [Frank/Rose Mason]; d: 2004  W. Springfield, Hampden, MA

                           9          Stanley Samuel Lapete  b: 3 August 1928  Springfield, Hampden, MA; d: 2 September 2001  Springfield, Hampden, MA

                                          +Elizabeth M. Shea    m: 21 June 1952  Springfield, Hampden, MA (divorced 28 June 1961)

                                        *2nd Wife of Stanley Samuel Lapete:

                                          +Doris M. Bergeron (Savard)  b: 25 June 1940  Holyoke, Hampden, MA; m: 1966  Holyoke, Hampden, MA [Joseph/Amelia Salvas]; d: 14 January 2010  Springfield, Hampden, MA

                           9          Arnold E. Lapete  b: 27 January 1930  Chicopee, Hampden, MA; d: 8 February 2017  Clearwater, Pinellas, FL

                                           +Anne Connors    m: 8 August 1953  Springfield, Hampden, MA; d: Aft. February 2017

                           9          Carol Lapete    d: Aft. March 2017

                                            +--- Cook



Notes for John Alfred Lepitre:


- 1930 Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts:  John La Pete 22, wife Lucy 22, Stanley 1 year 8 months.

- 1940 Chicopee, Hampden, MA:  John LaPete 32 tire maker/rubber tire mfg., wife Lucie 32, Stanley 11, Arnold 9.  [156 Grattan Street]

Misc.:  St. Albans Daily Messenger, St. Albans, Vermont, Friday 12 March 1926:  A report of the conviction of John Lapete, of Irasburgh, has been received at the office of the fish and game commissioner stating that Lapete was convicted of shooting a duck out of season.  He was fined $15 and costs when brought before Judge Williams in the Newport city court.

Obituary:  Springfield Union (Springfield, MA), Friday, 11 July 1947:  W. Springfield - West Side Man is Heart Victim - John W. LaPete, 39, of 155 Ashley Ave., West Springfield was stricken with an attack of coronary thrombosis at 12:30 yesterday afternoon in Riverdale St., and died before West Springfield police could get him to Mercy Hospital.  Dr. William A. R. Chapin, medical examiner for the Springfield-West Springfield district gave the cause of death.  LaPete was a tiremaker employed by the Fisk Division of the U. S. Rubber Co. in Chicopee.  He was a native of Stanstead, Can., and was born Aug. 31, 1907.  Besides his wife, Lucy (Cherrier) LaPete, he leaves two sons, Stanley and Arnold; a daughter, Carol; his mother, Mrs. Rose LaPete; a brother, Benjamin; and a sister, Mrs. Verna Woodman of Winsor, Vt.  The funeral will take place from the Curran-Jones funeral home at a time to be announced.

Burial:  St. Thomas Cemetery, W. Springfield


Obituaries for the children:

Stanley Samuel Lapete:  Union News (Springfield, MA), Tuesday, 4 September 2001:  Stanley S. LaPete, 73, of this city died Sunday at home.  He was a foreman at Eastern Container Corp. in the Indian Orchard section of Springfield, and retired in 1993.  Born in Springfield, he lived in this area all of his life.  He graduated from West Springfield High School in 1948, served in the National Guard, and was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church.  He leaves his wife, the former Doris Bergeron; a stepson, John Savard of Holyoke; two daughters, Denise Barry of Shutesbury and Doreen LaPete of South Hadley; his mother, Lucie Mongeon of West Brookfield; a brother, Arnold of Clearwater, Fla.; and a sister, Carol Cook of West Brookfield.  The funeral will be Thursday morning at Messier Funeral Home and the church, with burial at Notre Dame Cemetery in South Hadley.  Calling hours will be Wednesday evening.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Life Care, Holyoke, MA, or the American Cancer Society, West Springfield, MA.


Arnold E. Lapete:  The Republican (Springfield, MA), Monday, 6 March 2017:  Arnold E. LaPete, 87, of Clearwater, Florida, died Wed., Feb. 8, 2017.  Born in Chicopee, Massachusetts.  Survived by his wife, Anne (Connors) and their 3 children, Jane Cowles, John LaPete, and Joanne Perman, 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and his sister, Carol.  A private service with Air Force military honors is planned.  Funeral mass at Light of Christ Catholic Church, Clearwater, FL at 10 am Sat., March 11.  Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, Topeka, KS.

- Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, FL), Wednesday, 8 March 2017:  LaPete, Arnold E., 87, of Clearwater, died February 8, 2017.  He is survived by his wife, Anne; three children, Jane, John, Joanne, and their families.  Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, March 11 at 10 am at Light of Christ Catholic Church in Clearwater.

Tombstone Inscription, Bay Pines National Cemetery, Bay Pines, FL:  Arnold E. LaPete / AIC US Air Force / Korea / Jan. 27, 1930 - Feb. 8, 2017 / always in our hearts



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Items in RED sourced from parish registers. 

- Vermont birth/marriage/death items in RED taken from online images of records.


Last updated:  19 October 2021.