Jeddie Isadore Pitre

1915 Spragueville, New York 1979 Syracuse, New York



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Joseph Gedeon Pitre/Edith M. Arnold); all known surname descendants:

                    10        Jeddie Isadore Pitre  b: 10 November 1915  Spragueville, St. Lawrence, NY; d: 19 August 1979  Syracuse, Onondaga, NY

                                       +Dorothy I. Baker  b: 17 March 1917  West Carthage, Jefferson, NY; m: 27 August 1937  Evans Mills, Jefferson, NY [Henry/Clara Bickford]; d: 13 February 2006  Lowville, Lewis, NY

                            11                Wayne H. Pitre  b: 10 March 1938  Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, NY; d: 19 September 1970

                            11                Nancy Pitre  b: 5 November 1939  Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, NY; d: Bef. 1940

                            11                Warren K. Pitre  b: 3 January 1941  Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, NY; d: 6 May 2017  Carthage, Jefferson, NY

                                                   +Marion E. ---  b: 2 June 1940; m: unknown; d: Aft. May 2017

                            11                David Eugene Pitre  b: 17 March 1942  Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, NY; d: 28 January 2006  Lowville, Lewis, NY

                                                   +Shirley Ann Thomas    m: 4 June 1960

                            11                Dennis Pitre  b: 18 June 1943; d: 23 July 1957

                            11                Darrell Wesley Pitre  b: 20 June 1944; d: 27 June 2010  Cleveland, Oswego, NY

                                                   +Marion --- 

                            11                Trudy Pitre  b: 6 September 1947

                                                    +Harvey Andrus  b: 6 April 1942  Lyons, Wayne, NY; m: unknown; d: 28 March 2013  Tully, Onondaga, NY

                            11                Jeddie E. Pitre  b: 3 March 1950; d: 9 December 2015  Parish, Oswego, NY

                                                    +Cheryl L. Samsel  b: 15 August 1951; m: Abt. 1969; d: Aft. December 2015



Notes for Jeddie Isadore Pitre:


- 1940 Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York:  Jeddie Pitre 24 screen man/paper mill, wife Dorothy 23, Wayne 2.  [840 Main Street]

- 1950 Le Ray, Jefferson, NY:  Jeddie Pitre 34 butcher/slaughter house, wife Dorothy 33, Wayne 12, Warren 9, David 8, Dennis 6, Darrell 5, Trudy 2, Jeddie Jr. (Mar)

18 March 1942 - Ogdensburg Journal, Wednesday: A son was born yesterday afternoon to Mr. and Mrs. Jeddie Pitre of Rossie at the A. Barton Hepburn Hospital.

30 June 1944 - Madison County Times: June 20 - A son, Darrell Wesley, to Mr. and Mrs. Jeddie Isadore Pitre, R.D. 1, at City Hospital.

Obituary:  Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Monday, 20 August 1979:  Carthage - Jeddie I. Pitre, 63, Munns Corners, Carthage, R.D. 3, died Sunday in Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, where he had been a patient for three weeks.  The funeral will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Rita's Church, Deferiet, with Rev. Patrick Callahan, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Evans Mills.  Calling hours at the McGraw Funeral Home are this evening and Tuesday afternoon and evening.  The Rosary will be recited Tuesday at 8 p.m.  Surviving are his wife Dorothy, Munns Corners; four sons, Warren, Black River, David, Munns Corners, Darrell, Cleveland, N.Y., and Jeddie, Syracuse; a daughter, Mrs. Harvey (Trudy) Andress, Harrisville; three sisters, Mrs. Gail (Edith) Shambach, Delray Beach, Fla., Mrs. James (Gloria) Garnsey, Pompano Beach, Fla., and Mrs. Virginia Edgar, Syracuse; 23 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.  Born at Spragueville, St. Lawrence County, the son of Gedion and Edith Arnold Pitre, on Nov. 10, 1915, he attended schools in Watertown.  He married Dorothy Baker at Evans Mills on Aug. 27, 1937.  The couple had farmed in the Evans Mills area before moving to Syracuse, where Mr. Pitre was a welder for the Carrier Corp.  Mr. Pitre later was a construction worker on the New York State Thruway and then operated a gas station in the Syracuse area.  He was a communicant of St. Rita's Church, Deferiet.

Notes for Dorothy I. Baker:

Obituary:  Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Wednesday, 15 February 2006:  Thee funeral for Dorothy I. Pitre, 88, of 14100 South Creek Road, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. James Catholic Church, Carthage, with the Rev. Christopher J. Looby, parochial vicar of St. Peter's Church, Lowville, officiating.  Spring burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Evans Mills.  Mrs. Pitre died Monday afternoon in the Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility, Lowville, where she had resided since August.  Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage.  Mrs. Pitre was a homemaker and had lived with her daughter, Trudy Andrus, in Harrisville for 20 years.  Born March 17, 1917, in West Carthage, daughter of Henry and Clara Bickford Baker, she attended school in Philadelphia.  She married Jeddie Pitre on Aug. 27, 1936, in Evans Mills.  The couple operated a farm in Evans Mills for many years and later moved to Syracuse, where Mr. Pitre worked for the Carrier Corp. as a welder.  He also worked construction on the New York State Thruway and operated a gas station.  The couple moved back north and lived in Munns Corners for many years.  Mr. Pitre died Aug. 19, 1979.  Surviving besides her daughter and son-in-law, Trudy and Harvey Andrus, Harrisville, are three sons and their wives, Warren and Marion, Black River, Darrell and Marion, Central Square, and Jeddie and Cheryl, Phoenix; 26 grandchildren, 70 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.  Three sons died before her, David on Jan. 28 and Wayne and Dennis.  An infant daughter, Nancy, also died before her.  Donations may be made to Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department.


Obituaries for the children:

Warren Pitre:  Oswego News (NY), Monday, 8 May 2017:  Warren K. Pitre, 76, of 30124 NYS Rt. 3, Black River, passed May 6, 2017 at the Carthage Area Hospital.  There will be no calling hours or funeral service.  Arrangements are with the Bruce Funeral Home, Black River.  Among his survivors are his beloved wife, Marion E. Pitre, Black River; two sons and their wives, Clinton C. and Sherry Adner, Canton, NY, Mark J. and Kathern Montondo, Glen Park; a daughter and son-in-law, Tina M. and Eric Thomas, Black River; a sister, Trudy Andrus, Tully, NY; eight grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. 
Five brothers, Wayne H., Dennis, David E., Darrell W. and Jeddie Pitre; a sister, Nancy Pitre; and a grandson Jared Adner all died before him.


David Eugene Pitre:  Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Monday, 30 January 2006:  Sackets Harbor - David Eugene Pitre, 63, of 113 Mill Creek Lane, died Saturday morning at Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville, where he had been a patient for two days, after a battle with cancer.  Mr. Pitre was an entrepreneur who operated and owned several businesses, including the Little Brown Jug bar and grill, a Citgo gas station in Great Bend, a taxi service for the Fort Drum area and D&S Express, which was a transportation company.  Born March 17, 1942, in Ogdensburg, son of Jeddie I. and Dorothy Baker Pitre, he attended Evans Mills schools.  He married Shirley Ann Thomas on June 4, 1960.  Surviving besides his ex-wife, of Ocala, Fla., and his mother, of Harrisville, are three daughters, Christina Rounds, West Carthage, Robin Lozano, Alexandria Bay, and Sherry Burke, Schnecksville, Pa.; a son, Ricky, Sackets Harbor; his longtime companion, Rosemary Widrig; a sister, Trudy Andrus, Harrisville; three brothers, Warren, Black River, Darrell, Central Square, and Jeddie, Phoenix; 18 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  His father died in 1978.  Two brothers and a sister also died before him.  The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. James Catholic Church with the Rev. George F. Maroun, pastor, officiating.  Spring burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Evans Mills.  Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage.  In place of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Lung Association.


Darrell Wesley Pitre:  The Post Standard (Syracuse, NY), Saturday, 3 July 2010:   Darrell 'Flying Frenchman' Pitre, June 27, 2010 - Darrell "Flying Frenchman" Pitre, 66, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday.  Darrell is survived by his wife of 35 years, Marion; six children; three brothers; one sister; and 11 grandchildren.  Funeral Service: 3 p.m. Monday at Traub Funeral Home, 684 N. Main Street, Central Square.  Calling Hours: 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, prior to the service.  Traub Funeral Home, Central Square, New York.


Jeddie E. Pitre:  Syracuse Post Standard (NY):  Jeddie E. Pitre, Sr., 65, passed away on Wednesday unexpectedly.  Jeddie was the son of the late Jeddie and Dorothy Pitre.  He served in the US Navy, he enjoyed hunting and playing his guitar.  Jed also enjoyed cooking and spending time with his family.  Jeddie is survived by his beloved wife, Cheryl of 46 years; sons, Jeddie E. (Heather) Pitre, Jr., Jeffrey (Awenha) Pitre, Jody (Shelby) Pitre; daughter, Jorie (Nicola) Capozzi, and son, Mike (Elaine) Ashby; 21 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; brother, Warren (Marion) Pitre; sister, Trudy Andrus, along with aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.  Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at New Comer Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St., N. Syracuse, with services to follow.  Date of Death: December 9, 2015

- The Post Standard (Syracuse, NY), Wednesday, 9 December 2015:  Jeddie E. Pitre: Oswego County man killed after vehicle crashes with tractor-trailer - Parish, N.Y. : A 65-year-old man was killed Wednesday when the vehicle he was driving hit a tractor-trailer that was backing into a driveway, the Oswego County Sheriff's Office said.  The crash occurred about 5:07 p.m. on state Route 104 between Interstate 81 and U.S. Route 11 in the town of Parish.  Investigator Matthew Bray said the crash was still being investigated, but that Jeddie E. Pitre, of Granby, was believed to be driving east on Route 104 when he hit a tractor-trailer.  The tractor-trailer driver, Richard D. Preeman III, of Parish, was backing the rig into his residential driveway on the south side of the highway.  While backing into his driveway, Preeman backed into the path of Pitre, Bray said.  Sheriff's deputies responded to the crash along with state troopers, the Mexico Fire Department and McFee Ambulance.  Pitre died at the scene.  His passenger, described as a family member, was taken to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse for injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening, Bray said.  Preeman was not seriously injured.  Route 104 was closed to traffic until 9 p.m.

Dennis Pitre:  Kingston Daily Freeman, Wednesday, 24 July 1957:  Evans Mills, N. Y., July 24 (JP) - Dennis Pitre, 14, was strangled yesterday, apparently while exercising his neck in a homemade gymnasium at his home near here.  A brother, Darrell, 13, and another youth found Dennis hanging in the loft of a tool shed.  Darrell said his brother was trying out the exercise.  Jefferson county deputy sheriffs said Dennis had placed a six-foot-long trunk strap around his neck after fastening it to a crosspiece connecting two rafters.  He stood on a chair which was placed on a mattress on the floor.



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