Joseph Arsene Lepitre

1880 Cookshire, Quebec 1939  Willimansett, MA



Continuation of tree (4th child of Joseph 'Sinai' Lepitre/Marie Odille Cartier dite Laflotte); all known surname descendants:

                    8          Joseph Arsene Lepitre  b: 26 April 1880  St. Camille, Cookshire, Compton, Quebec; d: 24 October 1939  Willimansett, Hampden, MA

                                 +Marie Louise Crevier  b: 28 June 1881  St. Francois du Lac, Yamaska, Quebec; m: 24 October 1898  St. Jean Baptiste, Manchester, Hillsborough, NH [Louis/Cordelie Daviault]; d: 21 January 1935  Willimansett, Hampsen, MA

                          9          Joseph Dore Lepitre  b: 8 May 1900  Pembroke, Merrimack, NH; d: May 1965  Willimansett, Hampden, MA

                                         +Florida Fidelie Perreault  b: 28 November 1903  St. Francois du Lac, Yamaska, Quebec; m: Abt. 1924 [Odilon/Alexina Crevier]; d: 6 March 1969  Willimansett, Hampden, MA

                          9          Arthur Alfred Lepitre  b: 23 January 1902  Pembroke, Merrimack, NH; d: 12 December 1937  Willimansett, Hampden, MA

                                         +Alice Hutchinson  b: Abt. 1902  Wilton, Hillsborough, NH; m: Abt. 1923; d: 31 May 1958  St. Petersburg, Pinellas, FL


Notes for Joseph Arsene Lepitre:


- 1900 Pembroke, Merrimack, New Hampshire:  Arsene Lapetre 20, wife of 2 years Marie L. 18, Joseph D. 2 months; boarding with Lod-- Crevin 57 & wife Dellia 50.

- 1910 Hampden, Hampden, Massachusetts:  Joseph Lapit 29 (teamster), wife of 12 years Mary 28, Dore 9, Arthur 7.

- 1920 Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut:  Joseph La Pitre 39 (chopper), wife Mary L. 38, Dore 19, Arthur 17.

- 1930 Chicopee, Hampden, MA:  Joseph Lapite 49 (coalyard/helper), wife Mary L. 48.

WWI registration records:  Joseph La Pite; Rockville, CN; born 26 Apr 1881; Mary La Pite; medium height, medium build; blue eyes & sandy hair.


Obituary:  Evening Gazette (Worcester, MA), Wednesday, 25 October 1939:  Man Killed by Saw - Willimansett, Oct. 25 - Joseph La Pite, 59, was killed instantly yesterday when a heavy belt pulley broke and plunged him against a saw table in the Martineau woodyard.


WWI registration records (son):  Dore Joseph La Pite; Rockville, CN; 8 March 1900; Joseph La Pite (father); 5'6"; slender; hazel eyes


Notes for Marie Louise Crevier:

Obituary:  Springfield Republican (Springfield, MA), Wednesday, 23 January 1935:  Holyoke - The funeral of Mrs. Marie Louise Lapite was held this morning at the home, 35 North Chicopee street, Willimansett, followed by high mass of requiem in the Nativity church, Rev. Omer Denomee was celebrant.  The bearers were William Duguay, Arthur and Telline Crevier, Adrian Dupont, Simeon Gamelin and Walter Perreault.  Burial was in St. Rose's cemetery.


Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Dore Lepitre:  Springfield Union (MA), Saturday, 29 May 1965: Mr. LaPite rites - Chicopee - The funeral of Dore J. LaPite of 97 Rivers Ave., Willimansett, was held Friday at the C. Blais & Son funeral home, with a solemn high mass of requiem in the Church of the Nativity.  Rev. Leon Sauvageau was celebrant. Rev. Leon Lussier, deacon, and Rev. Leo Fontaine, subdeacon.  Bearers were Rudolph Courchesne, Robert Perreault, Arthur LaPite, Ernest and Edward Duguay and Richard Crevier.  Burial was in St. Rose, conducted the service at the grave.


Arthur Alfred Lepitre:  Springfield Republican (MA), Monday, 13 December 1937:  Holyoke - Arthur LaPite, 34, of 38 North Chicopee street, Willimansett, died last night at his home.  He had been employed at the Prew Coal company and had resided here for nine years.  He formerly lived at Suncook, N.H.  Besides his widow, Alice (Hutchinson) LaPite, he leaves a son, Arthur, Jr., a daughter, Lucille, both at home; his father, Joseph, and a brother, Dore, both of Willimansett.  The funeral will be held at the Blais & Son funeral parlors Tuesday morning at 8:15 followed by solemn high mass of requiem in the Church of the Nativity at 9.  Burial will be in St. Rose cemetery.


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