Joseph Denis Pitre

1894 Green Point, New Brunswick Berlin, New Hampshire



Continuation of tree (1st child of John Pitre/Marceline Lagace); all known surname descendants:

            8       Joseph Denis Pitre  b: 15 May 1894  Green Point, Gloucester, NB

                         +Maude Martin  b: 7 May 1901  Rumford, Oxford, ME; m: 4 September 1922  Berlin, Coos, NH [Charles/Clara M. Beaupre] (divorced 3 October 1933); d: 30 July 1971  Portland, Cumberland, ME

                  9              Raymond Edmund Pete  b: 9 February 1921  Berlin, Coos, NH; d: 24 September 2000  Alton, Penobscot, ME

                                      +Pauline L. Guay  b: 7 September 1921  Mexico, Oxford, ME; m: 28 June 1941  Old Town, Penobscot, ME [Paul/Josephine Martin]; d: 15 January 1974  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                    *2nd Wife of Raymond Edmund Pete:

                                      +Lynette --- (Michaud)    m: Abt. 1975; d: Aft. September 2000

                  9              George Albert Pete  b: 20 May 1923  Berlin, Coos, NH; d: 30 May 1925  Berlin, Coos, NH

                  9              Florence Pete  b: 22 August 1925  Berlin, Coos, NH; d: 3 February 1997  Portland, Cumberland, ME

                                      +Hugh Macy Hicks  b: 8 August 1922  Henderson, Vance, NC; m: 5 November 1943  Berlin, Coos, NH [Ludie E./Minnie E. Norvell]; d: 1 December 2001  Seminole, Pinellas, FL

                                    *2nd Husband of Florence Pete:

                                      +Oscar Solang

                  9              Louis Pete  b: Abt. 1928  Berlin, Coos, NH; d: Aft. 1930



Notes for Joseph Denis Pitre:


- 1930 Berlin, Coos, New Hampshire:  Maude Pete 28 (ME) (mar.), Raymond 9, Florence 4, Louis 2, boarder Edward Ketchen 25 (ME) (mar. 4 yrs. ago) laborer/paper mill  [54 Mechanic Street]


- 1940 Old Town, Penobscot, ME:  Raymond E. Pete, 19 (NH), (cripple boy), moccasin prt, lodging with family of Adelard J. Madore 40 & wife Doris 37.  Florence 14 listed as Ketchin with mother in Berlin, Coos, NH

Border crossings:  Dennis Pitre; 21 Nov 1913 at Vanceboro, ME; Age 17, b. Campbellton, NB; also been to US in 1909; heading to father John in Lincoln, ME; remarks - Walter Pitre 5 m bs bn b. Great -ks ME; ref - cit; Miss Ivetta Mc Farlane

World War I registration records:  Dennis Pete, res. 79 Green, Berlin, NH; b. 26 May 1894 Campbellton, NB; river driver; supporting mother, sister (11) & brother (3); short height; stout build; brown eyes & brown hair; Piscataquis, ME


Divorce Record: Dennis Pete, res. Berlin, NH, wife Maude L. Pete, res. Berlin, NH; date of marriage 4 Sep 1922 at Berlin; wife is the libelant (person who brought the suit), cause: abandonment & refusal to cohabit, case was not contested; decree 3 Oct 1933; 2 minor children affected


Notes for Maude Martin:

Misc.:  Maude remarried on 7 August 1933 in Berlin to Edward Ketchen.


Obituaries for the children:

Raymond Edmund Pete:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Tuesday, 26 September 2000:  (photo) Raymond E. Pete.  Old Town and Alton - Raymond E. Pete, 79, passed away quietly at his home in Alton, Sept. 24, 2000.  He was born Feb. 9, 1921, in Berlin, N.H., a son of Maude Ketchen.  Raymond was a World War II veteran and a life member of VFW Post 3381 of Old Town, and a lifetime member of Holy Family Parish.  He was a supervisor at the Bangor Post Office, retiring with more than 20 years of service.  He was an avid bowler and represented Central Maine Flying Service in tournaments for more than 25 years in Maine and Massachusetts.  He was known for his quick wit and many jokes.  He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Lynette; his children, Arthur Pete and his wife, Janet, Leo Pete and his wife, Jeanine, Donald Pete, Paulette and her husband, Joey Theriault, all of Milford, Bob Pete of Plainville, Conn., Debbie and her husband, Bill Sibley of Old Town, Ray Pete and his wife, Debbie of Carmel; two sisters, Pauline and her husband, Paul Agrell of Crawford, Shirley and her husband, Lee Leland of Alton; 25 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren; seven step-children, David, Jeff and Tom Michaud, all of Alton, Leo Michaud and his wife, Jesse of Milford, Marie Smith of Putnam Station, N.Y., Ann Canas of Stafford, Va., Tim Michaud and his wife, Aimee of Warwick, R.I.; eight step-grandchildren, one step-great-grandchild.  He was predeceased by his first wife of 30 years, Pauline (Guay) Pete in 1974; and a stepson, Bob Michaud.  Friends may call at the Birmingham Funeral Home, Old Town, from 1 p.m. Tuesday until time of departure for the church.  A VFW Chapel service will be conducted at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 3 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Parish with the Rev. Normand Richard, celebrant.  After cremation, a graveside committal will be conducted by Pastor Maria Guereca at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Cemetery, Old Town.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Raymond's memory can be made to the Holy Family Parish Vuilding Fund, Old Town; or to New Hope Hospice, Holden.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph's Cemetery, Old Town, ME:  PETE / 1921  Raymond E.  2000 / 1921  Pauline L.  1974




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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Some deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), online death registrations (1888-1919).

- New Brunswick marriages in RED also from Vital Statistics Records (online)


Last updated:  27 April 2022.