John Francis Peters

1875 Burton, PEI 1956 Bloomfield, PEI



Continuation of tree (8th child of Jean Pitre/2nd wife Marie Marguerite Aucoin); all known surname descendants:

                8         John Francis Peters  b: 16 August 1875  Burton, PEI; d: 1 March 1956  Bloomfield, PEI

                                 +Mary Jacqueline Arsenault  b: 21 January 1882  PEI; m: 15 February 1904  Bloomfield, PEI [Louis S./Mary Gallant]; d: 17 February 1949  Charlottetown, PEI

                           9         Mary Marguerite Pitre  b: 4 December 1904  Bloomfield, PEI; d: 25 October 1986  Alberton, PEI

                                        +Theophile Gallant  b: 10 March 1892; m: Bef. 1931; d: 31 March 1974  Piusville, PEI

                           9         Marie Anne Pitre  b: 20 March 1906  Bloomfield, PEI; d: 24 February 1979  Summerside, PEI

                                         +Leonard DesRoche  b: 4 July 1908  Miscouche, PEI; m: 18 January 1928  Summerside, PEI [John Philip/Eleonore Saulnier]; d: 2 January 1967  Summerside, PEI

                           9         Christine Rose Pitre  b: 17 October 1908  Bloomfield, PEI; d: 16 January 1978  Summerside, PEI

                                        +Raymond Blaquiere  b: 22 August 1908  Summerside, PEI; m: 25 August 1927  Summerside, PEI [Augustin/Minnie Marie Gallant]; d: 22 June 1984  Summerside, PEI

                           9         Marie Angeline Pitre  b: 15 June 1911  Bloomfield, PEI; d: Aft. November 1992  Hamilton, Hamilton, ONT

                                        +Anthony Arsenault    m: Bef. 1931

                           9         Benoit Louis Pitre  b: 15 July 1913  Bloomfield, PEI; d: 30 November 1999  Summerside, PEI

                                        +Margaret Zella Anne Arsenault  b: 1 June 1916  Bloomfield, PEI; m: 10 August 1938  Bloomfield, PEI [Remi/Celina Martin]; d: 20 September 2003  Summerside, PEI

                           9         Mary Olive Pitre  b: 14 December 1915  Burton, PEI; d: 8 March 1996  Hamilton, Hamilton, ONT

                                        +Antoine Theriault

                           9         Hellen Pitre  b: 31 March 1918  Burton, PEI; d: 14 August 1925  Bloomfield, PEI

                           9         John Everett Peters  b: 1 June 1921  Bloomfield, PEI; d: 1984

                           9         Joseph Melvin Peters  b: Abt. 1928; d: 28 November 1992  Charlottetown, PEI

                                        +Reta Elizabeth Byrnes    m: 10 October 1955  St. Dunstan's Charlottetown, PEI; d: Bef. November 1992



Notes for John Francis Peters:


- 1911 PEI, Bloomfield:  John Peter 37 (laborer), wife Lyney 28, Margette 7, Marie A. 5, Rose 3, Ann A. 13 days.


- 1921 PEI, Bloomfield (Lot 4):  John Peters 48 laborer, Silena 38, Maggie 17, Mary Ann 15, Rose 13, Angeline 10, Olive 7, Benj, 6, Hellen 3, John 1 month.


- 1931 Campbellton, Prince, PEI:  John Peters 55 farm labourer, wife Jacqueline 47, Louis 18, Olive 15, Varisse 10, Joseph 2, nephew Edmond Peters 10.


Obituary:  Charlottetown Guardian (PEI). Thursday, 5 April 1956:  In Memoriam - John F. Peters - The death occurred suddenly at his home in Bloomfield on  March 1st., of John F. Peters in his 80th year.  He is survived by 5 daughters and 3 sons, (Margaret) Mrs. Thof Gallant, Piusville; (Marion) Mrs. Leonard DesRoche, Summerside; (Rose) Mrs. Raymond Blacquierre, Summerside, (Angie) Mrs. Anthony Arsenault, Charlottetown; (Olive) Mrs. Anthony Theireault, Charlottetown; (Louis) Summerside, (Everett) in Bloomfield and (Melvin) in Charlottetown.  His wife the former Lina Arsenault predeceased him seven years ago.  Funeral services were held at St. Mark's Church Lot 7, where Requiem High Mass was conducted by Rev. Fr. Trainor on March 3rd, at 9:30.  Burial was in the Church cemetery.  Pall bearers were, Paul Arsenault, Neil Arsenault, Alyere Gallant, Joseph Pineau, Vance McKay, Sydney Smith.  Wreaths:  Bloomfield Community Club; R.C.A.F. Station, Summerside; M and A Peters and Staff, Charlottetown; Mass Cards:  Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Blacquiere; Mr. and Mrs. Leonard DesRoche; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Peters; Mrs. G. MacManus; Mr. and Mrs. Thof Gallant and family; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Martin; Mr. and Mrs. John Monaghan; Mr. and Mrs. Frank MacDougall; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jones; Mrs. Ray Gallant; Henry Perry; Mr. and Mrs. James DesRoche; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer DesRoches; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Peters; Mr. and Mrs. Neil Arsenault; Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Theriault; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Rooney; Mr. Keith Pratt; Spiritual Bouquet:  Ref. Sr. Mary Agnes R.P.B. Charlottetown; Sisters of the Precious Blood Monastery, Charlottetown; Card of Thanks:  The family of the late John F. Peters, wish to express sincere thanks to Doctor Dewar, Rev. Father Trainor, E. G. Rooney, friends and neighbors for their many acts of kindness during our recent sad bereavement.


Tombstone Inscription, St. Anthony's Cemetery, Bloomfield, PEI:  John Peters / 1876 - 1956 / his wife / Jacqueline Arsenault / 1885 - 1949

Notes for Mary Jacqueline Arsenault:

Obituary:  Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Friday, 18 February 1949:  Peters - At the Sacred Heart Home, Feb. 17, Mrs. John Peters, aged 67 years.  Remains will be forwarded from the Frank Hennessey Funeral Home this (Friday) afternoon to her home in Bloomfield.  Funeral notice later.

- Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Friday, 25 February 1949:  Mr. Louis Peters, Kinkora, spent a few days in Bloomfield, during which he attended the funeral of his mother, the late Mrs. John Peters.


Obituaries for the children:

Benoit Louis Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Paul's Cemetery, Summerside, PEI:  PETERS / Margaret Z. Peters (Arsenault) / June 1, 1916 - Sept. 20, 2003 / age 87 years / married August 10, 1938 / B. Louis Peters / 1913 - 1999 / age 86 years / If tears / could build a stairway, / and memories a lane, / I'd walk / right up to Heaven / and bring you.


Melven Pitre:  Peters, Melvin - The death occurred suddenly at his late residence Nov. 28, 1992 of Mr. Melvin Peters, Water Street, Charlottetown in his 64th year.  Husband of the late Rita Peters, brother of Lewis Peters, Summerside; Mrs. Angie Arsenault, Hamilton, Ont.  Resting at the Hennessey Funeral Home until 9:45 a.m. Tuesday morning and then to St. Dunstan's Basilica for funeral mass at 10 a.m.  Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery.  Visiting hours Monday --- a.m.


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