Joseph Charles Zenon Pitre

1892 Bathurst, New Brunswick 1965 Troy, New York



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Charles Pitre/Mary Esther Degruchy); all known surname descendants:

                 8      Joseph Charles Zenon Pitre  b: 26 April 1892  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 30 October 1965  Troy, Rensselaer, NY

                                  +Ida E. Shutt (Hartman)  b: 17 February 1896  Danville, Montour, PA; m: 20 April 1935  Watervliet, Albany, NY [Frank/Ella E. Fausnaught]; d: 11 June 1941  Albany, NY



Notes for Joseph Charles Zenon Pitre:


- 1930 Troy Orphan Asylum - Ida's three Hartman children Ralph B. 13, Violet V. 11, Charles N. 6.  Ida is in Watervliet as a 34-year-old widow, with her sister Ethel's family.

- 1940 Watervliet, Albany, New York:  Joseph Petrie 47 mechanic/garage, wife Ida 44, Charles 16 machinist/factory


WWII registration record:  Joseph Zena Petrie, res. 1245 - 10th Ave., Watervliet, age 49; b. Bathurst 26 Apr 1893; contact Mrs. Frank Thierbecker; 5'6 1/2", 165 lbs., ruddy complexion, hazel eyes & brown hair; 24 April 1942 Watervliet


Obituary:  The Knickerbocker News (Albany, NY), Monday, 1 November 1965:  Funeral services for Joseph Petrie, 73, of 1245 Tenth Avenue, Watervliet, will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Parker Brothers Memorial, 2013 Broadway, and at 9:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart of Mary Church, Watervliet.  Mr. Petrie died Saturday at Samaritan Hospital after a brief illness.  A native of Canada, he was the husband of the late Ida Shutt.  He was employed by the Great Lake Dredge and Dock Co. for 20 years, until his retirement two years ago.  He was a member of Cohoes Lodge of Moose and the International Union of Operating Engineers.  Mr. Petrie is survived by two stepsons, Ralph and Charles Hartman, and a stepdaughter, Mrs. Violet Thierbecker, all of Watervliet, and a brother, James Petrie of Averill Park.


Notes for Ida E. Shutt:

Obituary:  The Times Record (Troy, NY), Thursday, 12 June 1941:  Mrs. Joseph Petrie died yesterday at the Albany Hospital following a brief illness.  Before her marriage she was Miss Ida Shutt.  The survivors include her husband; two sons, Ralph and Charles Hartman; a daughter, Mrs. Frank Theirbacker; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Bebee, and a brother, Charles F. Shutt.  The funeral will be held from the residence, 1348 Broadway, Watervliet, Saturday at 2 p.m.  Rev. William J. Clark, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, will officiate.  Burial will be in the Albany Rural Cemetery.



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- Deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), online death registrations (1888-1919), or from obituaries.


Last updated:  9 May 2022.