Jean Luc Pitre

1897 Bloomfield, PEI 1987 Reading, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (4th child of Cyriac Pitre/Zelie Pineau); all known surname descendants:

                  9        Jean Luc Pitre  b: 14 September 1897  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 12 May 1987  Reading, Middlesex, MA

                                  + Mary Josephine Gallant  b: 1 October 1908  Bloomfield, PEI; m: 9 May 1928  Bloomfield, PEI [Prosper/Mary Blanche Arsenault]; d: 1 June 1998  Medford, Middlesex, MA

                              10         Zella Peters  b: 13 February 1929  Winchester, Middlesex, MA; d: 6 February 2001  Reading, Middlesex, MA

                                             +Robert J. Longo  b: 21 July 1928; m: Abt. 1947; d: 5 January 1991  Wilmington, Middlesex, MA

                              10         George Peters  b: 16 June 1930  Reading, Middlesex, MA; d: Aft. June 2002  Wilmington, Middlesex, MA

                                             +Betty ---

                              10         Theresa Peters  b: 7 April 1933  Reading, Middlesex, MA; d: Aft. February 2001  California

                                             +George Bernard

                              10         Gerald L. Peters  b: 15 August 1935  Reading, Middlesex, MA; d: 10 June 2002  Wilmington, Middlesex, MA

                                             +Carolyn R. Evans

                              10         Marie Peters  b: 20 October 1939  Reading, Middlesex, MA; d: January 2017  Billerica, MA

                                             +Leo Brown

                              10         Reginald Peters  b: 6 April 1941  Reading, Middlesex, MA; d: Aft. June 2002  Reading, Middlesex, MA

                                             +Marilyn ---

                              10         Rose Marie Peters  b: Abt. 1943; d: Aft. June 2002  Methuen

                                             +Dave Brady



Notes for Jean Luc Pitre:


- 1930 Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts:  John L. Peters 32 (gas co./watchman), wife Mary J. 22, Zella 10 months.

- 1940 Reading, Middlesex, MA:  John L. Peters 42 [$1500 house value] machine operator/rubber co., wife Josephine 31, Zella 11, George 9, Theresa 5, Gerald 4, Marie 6 months.  [9 'E' Street East]

- 1950 Reading, Middlesex, MA:  John Peters 52 carpenter/sidewalls etc., wife Marie 41, George 18 --- card artist/painting, Theresa 16, Joseph 14, Marie 10, Reginald 9, Rose Marie 6, brother-in-law Joseph Gallant 29 (Can) labourer/constr. co.

WWI registration records (Canada):  John Luke Peters; born 14 Sep 1897, Duvar, PEI; single; fisherman; Cyrus Peters (father); 8 May 1918, Charlottetown, PEI; 5' 6 1/2"; one mole above right discolored skin edge right scapula; blue eyes & brown hair.


Obituary:  Boston Globe (MA), Wednesday, 13 May 1987:  Peters - Of Reading, May 12, John.  Beloved husband of Marie Josephine (Gallant).  Father of George, Gerald, and Zella Longo, all of Wilmington, Reginald of Reading, Theresa Berard of CA, Marie Brown of Billerica, and Rose Brady of Methuen.  Brother of Fidele Peters of Canada.  Also survived by 33 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.  Funeral from the Joseph Doherty Funeral Home, 11 Linden Street, Reading, Thursday at 9 A.M.  Funeral Mass in St. Athanasius Church at 10:00.  Calling hours Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9.

Notes for Mary Josephine Gallant:

Obituary:  Daily Times Chronicle (Reading, MA), 7 June 1998:  Josephine M. (Gallant) Peters of Reading, Massachusetts, died on June 1, 1998 in Medford, Mass.  Born on Prince Edward Island, she was the daughter of the late Prosper and Mary (Arsenault) Gallant.  She lived in Reading for 70 years.  The wife of the late John Peters, she was the mother of George and Gerald Peters, both of Wilmington, Mass., Reginald Peters of Reading, Zella Longo of Stoneham, Mass., Theresa Bernard of California, Marie Brown of Billerica, Mass., and Rose Brady of Methuen, Mass.; the sister of Theodore Gallant of Prince Edward Island; the grandmother of 33, the great-grandmother of 47, and the great-great-grandmother of one.  A funeral was held from the Joseph Doherty Funeral Home in Reading on June 5, 1998, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Athansius Church.  Interment was in Charles Lawn Cemetery in Reading.


Obituaries for the children:

Zella Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Wednesday, 7 February 2001:  Longo - Of Reading, formerly of Wilmington and Stoneham, Feb. 6, Zella M. (Peters).  Beloved wife of the late Robert J. "Connie" Longo, Sr.  Mother of Robert J. Jr., of Waltham, John A. and his wife Joanne both of Sudbury, Stephen P. and his wife Linda both of Andover, William J. and his wife Marie both of Wilmington, Kevin A. of Nipomo, CA and Peter P. and his wife (Laurie) both of Malden.  Sister of George Peters of Wilmington, Theresa Berard of CA, Gerald Peters of Wilmington, Marie Brown of Billerica, Reginald Peters of Reading and Rose Brady of Methuen.  Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  Funeral from the W.S. Cavanaugh & Son Funeral Home, 374 Main St. (Rt. 38), Wilmington on Friday morning at 7:45.  Funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central Street, Stoneham at 9:00.  Friends may call Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 pm.  Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.  Memorials in her name may be made to American Cancer Society.


Gerald L. Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Tuesday, 11 June 2002:  Peters, Gerald L. - of Wilmington, June 10.  Beloved husband of Carolyn R. (Evans) Peters; father of Debbi Hanlon and her husband Michael of Merrimack, NH, Dave Peters and his wife Pam of Dracut and Scott Peters of Warwick, RI; father of the late Wayne L. Peters of Wilmington; grandfather of Elisha, Michael and Bryan Hanlon of Merrimack, NH, and Rachel, Angela and Joshua Peters of Dracut; brother of Theresa Bernard and her husband George of CA, George Peters and his wife Betty of Wilmington, Marie Brown of Billerica, Rose Brady and her husband Dave of Methuen and Reggie Peters and his wife Marilyn of Reading; brother of the late Zella Longo and her late husband Connie formerly of Wilmington and brother-in-law of the late Leo Brown of Billerica.  Funeral from the W.S. Cavanaugh & Son Funeral Home, 374 Main St. (Rt. 38), Wilmington on Thursday morning at 8:45.  Funeral Mass at St. Thomas Church at 10:00.  Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm.  Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.  Memorials in his name may be made to American Cancer Society.  U.S. Air Force Veteran.




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