John Patrick Peters

1880 Palmer Road, PEI 1946 Palmer Road, PEI



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

                9       John Patrick Peters  b: 18 February 1880  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI; d: 1 September 1946  Palmer Road, PEI

                                +Mary Veronica Bernard  b: 15 January 1882  Tignish, PEI; m: Abt. 1903 [Etienne/Gertrude Poirier]; d: 10 November 1978  St. John, NB

                          10       Olive Pitre  b: 14 January 1904  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 4 September 1999  Alberton, PEI

                                       +Aubin Poirier (aka Perry)  b: 4 January 1902; m: Abt. 1927; d: 14 December 1991

                          10       Marie Marguerite Pitre  b: 23 March 1905  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 11 May 1999  Alberton, PEI

                                       +Camille Poirier (aka Perry)

                          10       Joseph Leo Pitre  b: 19 September 1906  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 24 January 1937  Palmer Road, PEI

                          10       Marie Lorette Pitre  b: 4 October 1907  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 8 January 2003  Boston, Suffolk, MA

                                       +William Walsh  b: Abt. 1906  Canada; m: Abt. 1935

                          10       George Arthur Pitre  b: 8 February 1909  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 20 July 1944  St. Lo, Normandie, France

                          10       Marie Aldine Pitre  b: 19 March 1910  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 1913  Palmer Road, PEI

                          10       Marie Elma Pitre  b: 17 February 1912  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 1913  Palmer Road, PEI

                          10       Marie Aldine Pitre  b: 8 August 1913  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 7 June 2001  Canandaigua, Ontario, NY

                                       +Earl Cornish

                          10       Marie Irma Pitre  b: 7 May 1915  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 10 January 1956  Halifax, NS

                                       +W. E. Ross    d: Aft. January 1956

                          10       Joseph Alphonsus Peters  b: 24 October 1916  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 8 December 2009  Sheet Harbour, Halifax, NS

                                       +Gladys Mary Richard  b: Abt. 1917; m: Abt. 1940; d: 1983

                              11            Linda Catherine Peters  b: 14 March 1944  Sheet Harbour, Halifax, NS; d: 11 April 1944  Sheet Harbour, Halifax, NS

                                      *2nd Wife of Joseph Alphonsus Peters:

                                       +Doris ---

                          10       Marie Gertrude Pitre  b: 29 July 1918  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 25 December 1998  St. John, NB

                                        +Douglas Mulock  b: Abt. 1913  ---home Bay, Lunenberg, NS; m: 31 May 1946  Stella Maris, St. John, NB [Stanley/Electra Beatrice Eickle]

                          10       Helen Peters  b: 19 July 1921  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 5 September 1963  St. John, St. John, NB

                          10       Joseph Henry Peters  b: 29 January 1923  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 23 February 2009  Saint John, St. John, NB

                                       +Lauza Gionet    d: Bef. February 2009



Notes for John Patrick Peters:


- 1911 PEI, Lot 1:  John P. Pitre 31 (farmer), wife Veronick 30, Olive 7, Mime 6, Leo 4, Loret 2, George 2, Ovine 1, servant George Doucett 16.


- 1921 PEI, Palmer Road (Lot 1):  John P. Peters 41 farmer, wife Veronica 39, Olive 17 mill hand, Minnie 16, Leo 14, George 12, Aldine 8, Ilma 6, Alphonsus 3, Gertrude 2, William Overbuck 52.


- 1931 Palmer Road, Skinner's Road, Prince, PEI:  John Peters 51 farmer, wife Veronica 49, Ilma 16, Alphonse 14, Gertie 13, Ellen 10, Henry 7; widower Joseph Bernard 64, boarding.

Tombstone Inscription, Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI:  PETERS / John F. 1859-1929 / John P. 1880-1946 / Leo J. 1907-1937 / Aldine 1913-2001 / baby girls / Aldine 1910-13  Irma 1912-13 / Immaculate Heart of Mary / Pray for us / Victoria U.S.A. / Veronica S.J., N.B. / Loretta U.S.A. / Irma S.J., N.B. / Gertrude S.J., N.B. / Helen S.J., N.B.


Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Leo Pitre:  Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Wednesday, 27 January 1937: (summary)  Joseph Emanuel Gallant, 22, of Leoville, near Tignish, charged with manslaughter at Alberton, in the death of Leo Peters, 30, a native of St. Louis, PEI, and known in Maine.  Leo died of head injuries following a fight with Gallant.  Death was later ruled accidental.


George Arthur Pitre:  Border crossings:  29 April 1926 - George Arthur Pitre; at Vanceboro, ME; age 17, b. Palmer Road, PEI; father John P. of Charlottetown.

- Tombstone Inscription, Immaculate Conception Cemetery, St. Louis, PEI:  PETERS / George A. / France, U.S. Army / Alphonse J. / Nova Scotia, Canadian Army / Henry J. / S.J., N.B., R.C.N.V.R. - R.C.N. - C.A.F. / Sacred heart of Jesus pray for us


Marie Irma Pitre:  Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Friday, 20 January 1956:  In Memoriam - Mrs. Mary Irma Ross - The death of Mrs. Mary Irma Ross, beloved wife of Sergeant W. E. Ross, occurred at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, on January 10, 1956, after a prolonged period of failing health.  Born Irma Peters and formerly of Palmer Road, P.E.I., the late Mrs. Ross leaves to mourn, besides her husband, one daughter Andrea, and two sons Bryan and David.  Another son, Dennis, died in infancy ten years ago.  Also left to mourn are her mother, Mrs. Veronica Peters, East St. John, N.B., and the following sisters and brothers: Olive (Mrs. Aubin Perry) and Minnie (Mrs. Camille Perry), St. Louis, P.E.I.; Lauretta (Mrs. William Walsh), Brighton, Mass.; Aldine (Mrs. Earl Cornish), West Newton, Mass.; Gertrude (Mrs. Douglas Mulock), Miss Helen Peters, and Henry J. Peters, East St. John; and Alphonse J. Peters, Sheet Harbor, N.S.  Her father, Mr. John P. Peters, and two brothers Leo and George, predeceased her by several years.  The remains were transferred to East St. John where Requiem High Mass was celebrated at Stella Maris Church by the pastor, Rev. A. W. Kinsella, who also officiated at the grave.  Pallbearers were Alphonse J. Peters, Henry J. Peters, Gordon Ross, Aubin Perry, Dominic Gionet, and Joseph Cormier.  The profusion of mass cards, spiritual and floral tributes testified to the high esteem in which the late Mrs. Ross was held by all who knew her.  The sympathy of the community is extended to the bereaved members of her family.


Joseph Alphonsus Peters:  The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, NS), 10 December 2009:  Alphonse Joseph Peters - 93, Sheet Harbour, died December 8, 2009, in Duncan MacMillan Nursing Home, Sheet Harbour.  Born October 24, 1916, in Palmer Road, P.E.I., he was a son of the late John Patrick and Veronica (Bernard) Peters.  In 1939 he moved to Nova Scotia.  He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving throughout Europe with the Nova Scotia West Novies Regiment.  He was wounded in Italy and served for several months with the occupation army in Germany.  After the war he worked in the woods, on the fire tower and the Sheet Harbour pulp mill.  He also worked as a guide for hunters and fishermen.  His Prince Edward Island roots ran deep and he grew wonderful vegetables and flowers and he provided great keyboard and fiddle music for many dances, variety shows and social gatherings.  He was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Parish, Sheet Harbour and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Courcelette Branch No. 58, Sheet Harbour.  He is survived by his second wife, Doris; daughters, Irma (Bob) Snyder, Sheet Harbour; Nancy (Steve) Balcom, Dartmouth; Beth Moser (Brian Duggan), Dartmouth; Bonnie (Bob) Behie, Lower Sackville; Theresa Anderson (Paul Parks), Halifax; sons, Jerry (Doris), Dartmouth; Laurie (Kathy), Whittenburg; Bill, Marinette; Stephen (Sharon), Spry Bay; George (Connie), Dartmouth; 20 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his first wife, Gladys Richards (1983); daughters, Linda in infancy (1943), Anita (1985); granddaughter, Melissa (1988); brothers, George, Leo, Henry; sisters, Olive, Minnie, Loretta, Aldine, Irma, Gertie, Helen.  Visitation today 2-4, 7-9 p.m., legion service 7:30, prayers 8 p.m. all in D.S. Crowell and Son Funeral Home, 22558 Highway No. 7, Sheet Harbour.  Funeral mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday, December 11, in St. Peters Church, Sheet Harbour, Father Jim MacDonald officiating.  Burial in St. Peter's cemetery.  Reception following in church hall.  Donations to the Duncan MacMillan Nursing Home or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Tombstone Inscription, Immaculate Conception Cemetery, St. Louis, PEI:  PETERS / George A. / France, U.S. Army / Alphonse J. / Nova Scotia, Canadian Army / Henry J. / S.J., N.B., R.C.N.V.R. - R.C.N. - C.A.F. / Sacred heart of Jesus pray for us


Joseph Henry Peters:  The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, NS), 24 February 2009:  Joseph "Joe" Peters, of Saint John, N.B., passed away on Monday, February 23, 2009, in Saint John Regional Hospital.  Born in Palmer Road, Prince Edward Island on January 29, 1923, he was a son of the late John Patrick and Veronica (Bernard) Peters, both of Prince Edward Island.  Joe was a veteran of the Second World War.  He served as a naval officer from 1940 to 1970 on many Royal Canadian Navy ships, including the H.M.C.S. Crescent, Kootenay, Haida and Lanark as Chief Petty Officer and also was Range Officer at Stadacona, Halifax.  Joe was a long-time member of the Cathedral Parish.  Joe was predeceased by his wife, Lauza (Gionet) Peters; his brothers, George and Leo; his sisters, Olive, Minnie, Lorette, Aldine, Elma, Alma, Gertrude and Helen.  He is survived by his brother, Alphonse of Sheet Harbour; his children: Jill, Sandi, Donald, John and Jean; grandchildren; Tyler and Jesse Langdon, Mitchell, Mikhel, Marya and Martin Peters, as well as several nieces and nephews.  Resting in Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424), with visiting on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday from Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 12 noon.  Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.  For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation, the Imperial Theatre, or the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.

George Arthur Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Immaculate Conception Cemetery, St. Louis, PEI:  PETERS / George A. / France, U.S. Army / Alphonse J. / Nova Scotia, Canadian Army / Henry J. / S.J., N.B., R.C.N.V.R. - R.C.N. - C.A.F. / Sacred heart of Jesus pray for us



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Last updated:  24 June 2023.