Joseph Dore Lepitre

1900 Pembroke, New Hampshire 1965 Willimansett, MA



Continuation of tree (1st child of Joseph Arsene Lepitre/Marie Louise Crevier); all known surname descendants:

                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

                           10          Dore J. Lapite  b: 1 March 1925  Chicopee, Hampden, MA; d: 6 June 1989  Chicopee, Hampden, MA

                                            +May E. Vaillette    m: 1 June 1946  Chicopee, Hampden, MA

                           10          Arthur E. Lapite  b: 1929  Chicopee, Hampden, MA; d: 30 January 1975  Holyoke, Hampden, MA

                                            +Alida Roseanna Labonte  b: 14 April 1927; m: unknown; d: 24 May 1991  Holyoke, Hampden, MA

                                          2nd Wife of Arthur E. Lapite:

                                            +Constance Y. Riquer  b: Abt. 1924; m: unknown; d: 19 January 2000  Tucson, Pima, AZ


Notes for Joseph Dore Lepitre:


- 1930 Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts:  Dore J. Lapite 30 coal co. truck driver, wife Fedeli 26, Dore Jr. 5, Arthur E. 9 months, widowed father-in-law Odilon Perreault 59.

- 1940 Chicopee, Hampden, MA:  Dore LaPite 39 truck driver, wife Fedeli 36 spinning/woolen manufacturer, Dore Jr. 15, Arthur 10.  [501 Chicopee Street]

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

Obituary:  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.


Notes for Florida Fidelie Perreault:

Obituary:  Springfield Union (MA), Friday, 7 March 1969: Mrs. Fidelie Lapite - Chicopee - Mrs. Fidelie (Perreault) LaPite, 65, of 6 Forest St., Willimansett, died Thursday in her home.  She was a retired employee of the former Livingston Mills.  She is survived by two sons, Dore and Arthur, both of Willimansett and a sister, Mrs. Armand Courchesne of South Hadley.  C. Blais and Son funeral home is in charge.  Burial will be in St. Rose Cemetery, Aldenville.


Obituaries for the children:

Arthur E. Lapite:  Springfield Union (MA), Friday, 31 January 1975:  In Holyoke, Jan. 30, Arthur E. Lapite of 712 1/2 Chicopee St., Willimansett.  Funeral at the Arthur J. Brunelle funeral home, Willimansett, Saturday at 8:15 with a liturgy of Christian burial at 9 in the Church of the Nativity.  Burial will be in St. Rose Cemetery, Aldenville.  Calling hours at the funeral home are Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.


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Last updated:  22 October 2021.