Jerome Pitre

1883 Bloomfield, PEI 1954 Revere, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Joseph A. Pitre/Catherine Buote); all known surname descendants:

                 9        Jerome Pitre  b: 2 October 1883  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 30 September 1954  Revere, Suffolk, MA

                                  +Catherine Marguerite Gallant  b: Abt. 1881  Rustico, PEI; m: 21 June 1905  Amherst, Cumberland, NS [John/Mary ---]; d: 23 July 1953  Revere, Suffolk, MA

                              10          Marie Emilie Pitre  b: 23 May 1906  Bloomfield, PEI; d: 21 December 1995  Revere, Suffolk, MA

                                              +John Isaac Armstrong  b: 31 October 1907  Boston, Suffolk, MA: m: 28 September 1930  Revere, Suffolk, MA [Frederick Isaac/Ethel May Cummings]; d: 8 December 1988  Boston, Suffolk, MA

                              10          Joseph Albert Pitre  b: 27 September 1907  Amherst, Cumberland, NS; d: 11 April 1969  St. John, St. John, NB

                                              +Clara Belle Watson  b: 1916; m: Aft. 1930; d: 1984  Milltown, Charlotte, NB

                              10          Margaret Jane Pitre  b: 18 August 1909  Amherst, Cumberland, NS; d: 29 April 1998  Chelsea, Suffolk, MA

                                              +Howard Paul Haumann  b: 7 October 1904  Revere, Suffolk, MA; m: 23 February 1936  Revere, Suffolk, MA [Jacob/Nora A. Dunlea]; d: 4 September 1959  Chelsea, Suffolk, MA

                              10          Mary Madeline Edna Pitre  b: 6 April 1911  Amherst, Cumberland, NS; d: 8 September 1999  Haverhill, Essex, MA

                                              +Michael Edward Hourihan  b: 1 May 1912  Boston, Suffolk, MA; m: unknown [Patrick/Hannah Kelly]; d: 10 October 1974  Haverhill, Essex, MA

                              10          Rose Evangeline Pitre  b: 21 December 1912  Amherst, Cumberland, NS; d: 1 June 2009  Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA

                                              +John Holland  b: 5 December 1912  Revere, Suffolk, MA; m: 10 September 1939  Revere, Suffolk, MA; d: 27 January 2005  Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA

                              10          Francois Xavier Pitre  b: 1 June 1915  Amherst, Cumberland, NS; d: 9 August 1994  Revere, Suffolk, MA

                                              +Elizabeth P. McNamara  b: 29 March 1922; m: Abt. 1948; d: 13 February 1995  Revere, Suffolk, MA

                              10          Joseph Pitre  b: 20 May 1918  Amherst, Cumberland, NS; d: 23 June 2007  E. Boothbay Harbor, Lincoln, ME

                                               +Florence Catherine Howell  b: 27 June 1920  Revere, Suffolk, MA; m: 19 February 1939  Revere, Suffolk, MA [William Davis/Margaret Matilda McVane; d: 20 August 1988  Wilmington, Middlesex, MA

                              10          John Wilfred Pitre  b: 24 January 1921  Amherst, Cumberland, NS; d: 13 February 2004  Hingham, Plymouth, MA

                                               +Mildred Rennie  b: 23 September 1924  Revere, Suffolk, MA; m: 1945  Chelsea, Suffolk, MA [Frank James/Lennie Rennie]; d: 4 November 2016

                              10          Henry Pitre  b: 23 July 1923  Amherst, Cumberland, NS; d: 19 September 1999  Medford, Middlesex, MA

                                               +Eleanor Driscoll  b: 23 July 1925; m: Abt. 1947; d: 21 April 2008  Everett, Middlesex, MA


Notes for Jerome Pitre:


- 1910/11

- 1921 Antigonish, Antigonish and Guysborough, Nova Scotia:  Jerome Pitre 37 carpenter, wife Catherine 40, Emily 15, Joseph A. 13, Margaret J. 11, Elvina 10, Rose 8, Frances 6, Joseph 3, John Wilbur 4 months.

[16 March 1923 Border Crossing: Jerome Peters 40 (b. Bloomfield) carpenter, wife Catherine; from Amherst, NS]

- 1930 Revere, Suffolk, Massachusetts:  Jerome Peters 47 carpenter/house, wife Catherine 48, Mary E. 22 presser/dye house, Joseph A. 21 laborer/dye house, Margaret 19 presser/dye house, Edna 18 presser/dye house, Rose 16, Francis 14, Joseph 11, Wilfred 9, Henry 6  [143 Winthrop Place]


-  1940 Revere, Suffolk, MA:  Jerome Peters 57 carpenter/building, wife Catherine 58, Edna 29 presser/dry cleaning, Francis 25 spotter/dry cleaning, Wilfred 19 clerk/grocery, Henry 16  [202 Fenno Street]

- 1950 Revere, Suffolk, MA:  Jerome Peters 66, wife Catherine 68.

WWII records:  Jerome Peters, 129 Bloomingdale, Chelsea, Suffolk, MA; b. 2 Oct 1883, Prince Co., PEI; Mrs. Catherine Peters (same address); 5'8 1/2", 145 lbs.; brown eyes, black/grey hair, ruddy complexion (26 Apr 1942)

Naturalized 5 November 1945, at Boston:  Jerome Peters, b. 2 Oct 1883, age 62, res. 129 Bloomingdale St., Chelsea, MA.

Obituary:  The Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Friday, 1 October 1954:  Peters - of Revere, Sept. 30, 1954, Jerome, beloved husband of the late Catherine (Gallant) Peters.  Funeral from his late residence, 405 Fenno st., Revere, Monday, at 9 a.m.  Solemn High Mass of Requiem at the Immaculate Conception Church at 10 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited.  Late member of the Holy Name Society.  Portland papers please copy.


Notes for Catherine Marguerite Gallant:

Obituary:  Boston Traveler (MA), Thursday, 23 July 1953:  In Revere, July 23, Catherine (Gallant), beloved wife of Jerome Peters.  Funeral from her home, 405 Fenno st. Saturday at 9 o'clock.  Solemn High Mass of Requiem at the Immaculate Conception Church at 10 o'clock.  Relatives and friends are invited.


Obituaries for the children:

Marie Emilie Pitre:  The Boston Globe (MA), Monday, 25 December 1995:  Armstrong - In Revere, Dec. 21, Emily M. (Peters) in her 90th yr.  Wife of the late John I.  Beloved and devoted mother of Mrs. Joan M. MacKenzie of Revere, Donald J. of Marlboro, Mrs. Corinne M. McGrath of Wilmington and Kenneth J. of Chelmsford.  Dear sister of Mrs. Margaret Haumann of Chelsea, Mrs. Edna Hourihan of Haverhill, Mrs. Rose Holland of Tyngsboro, Joseph Peters of Booth Bay Harbor, ME, Wilfred Peters of Hingham, Henry Peters of Everett and the late Albert and Francis.  Also lovingly survived by 7 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter.  Family and friends are invited to attend the Funeral from the Vertuccio Home For Funerals, 773 Broadway, Revere, on Wed. at 8 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church at 9 o'clock.  Visiting hours are Tues. only, 5-9 p.m.  In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Building Fund of The Immaculate Conception Church.  Late member of the Immaculata Guild.


Joseph Albert Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Milltown Cemetery, Milltown, Charlotte, NB:  PETERS / Albert Joseph / 1907 - 1969 / his wife / Clara Belle / 1916 - 1984


Margaret Jane Pitre:  The Boston Globe (MA), Friday, 1 May 1998:  Haumann - Of Chelsea, April 29th, Margaret (Peters).  Devoted wife of the late Howard Haumann.  Dear and loving mother of Howard Haumann and his wife Anne of Billerica, William Haumann and his wife Leona of Chelsea, Edward Haumann and his wife Paula of Pembroke, Joseph Haumann and his wife Nancy of Chelsea, Mary Szalkowski, Caroline Palladino and her husband Anthony, Catherine Burge and her husband William all of Chelsea and Madeline Paradis and her husband Gary of Maine.  Beloved sister of Henry Peters of Pompano, Florida, Joseph Peters of Booth Bay Harbor, Maine, Winifred Peters of Weymouth, Edna Hourihan of Haverhill, Rose Holland of Tyngsboro and the late Albert Peters, Emily Armstrong and Francis Peters.  Also lovingly survived by 22 treasured grandchildren and 22 cherished great-grandchildren.  Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, Chelsea, on Saturday morning, May 2nd at 8 AM followed by a Mass of Funeral Liturgy celebrated in St. Rose Church, 600 Broadway, Chelsea at 9 o'clock.  Visiting hours in the Smith Funeral Home on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  Services will conclude with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  Expressions of sympathy in Margaret's name may be made to the charity of your choice.


Elvina 'Edna' Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Riverview Cemetery, Groveland, Essex, MA:  HOURIHAN / 1912 Michael E. 1974 / 1911 Edna M. his wife 1999


Francois Xavier Pitre:  The Boston Globe (MA), Wednesday, 10 August 1994:  Peters - Of Revere, August 9, Francis X.  Beloved husband of Elizabeth (McNamara).  Most loving father of Brian J. & father-in-law of Dorothea Peters.  Grandfather of Brian, Jr. & Dennis.  Loving brother of Joseph of Wilmington, Wilfred of Weymouth, Henry of Everett, Emily Armstrong of Revere, Margaret Haumann of Chelsea, Edna Hourihan of Haverhill, Rose Holland of Tyngsboro, & the late Albert of Canada.  Family & friends are kindly invited to the Funeral from the Killion-Toomey Funeral Home, Revere, on Friday, August 12, at 9:30 A.M.  Followed by Mass at Immaculate Conception Church, Revere at 10:30 A.M.  Visiting hours Thursday August 11, 2-4 & 7-9 P.M.  Services will conclude with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  Mr. Peters was a WW II Veteran.


Joseph Pitre:  The Boston Globe (MA), Monday, 25 June 2007:  Peters, Joseph J. - of East Boothbay, ME, formerly of Wilmington, June 23.  Beloved husband of the late Florence (Howell) Peters;  father of Joseph Peters and his wife Trudy of North Andover and Mark Peters and his wife Andrea of East Boothbay, ME; grandfather of Douglas of Merrimack, NH, Scott of Tewksbury, Kimberly of Haverhill, Kellie of Shirley, Melissa of Lexington and Christine of Boothbay, ME; brother of Rose Holland of Tyngsboro, the late Albert, the late Francis, the late Henry, the late Wilfred, the late Emily, the late Margaret and the late Edna Peters.  Also survived by 13 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours at the W.S. Cavanaugh & Son Funeral Home, on Tuesday afternoon from 12:00-1:00, followed by a Funeral Service in the Funeral Home at 1 pm.  Interment will follow in the family lot Wildwood Cemetery, in Wilmington.  Memorial donations in Mr. Peters' name may be made to Boothbay Region YMCA, Boothbay Harbor, ME or St. Andrews Hospital Palliative Care, Boothbay Harbor, ME.  WWII Marine Veteran.


John Wilfred Pitre:  Patriot Ledger (Quincy, MA), Tuesday, 17 February 2004:  Wilfred J. Peters.  Hignham - Wilfred J. Peters, 83, of Hingham, a retired cabinetmaker, died Friday at home.  Mr. Peters worked for Custom Woodworking Co. in Weymouth for 20 years.  He retired in 1985.  He was born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.  A veteran of World War II, he served in the Army as a private first class from 1942 to 1944.  He graduated from Hart Trade School in Boston as a cabinetmaker in 1952.  Mr. Peters lived in Hingham for 16 years.  He is survived by his wife, Mildred (Rennie) Peters; a daughter, Dianne Carter of Sante Fe, N.M.; a son, James E. Peters of Weymouth; a brother, Joseph Peters of Maine; a sister, Rose Holland of Massachusetts; and two grandchildren.  There will be a memorial service at 1:30 p.m. March 6 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Hingham.  There are no visiting hours.  Arrangements were made by Shepherd Funeral Home, Weymouth.


Henry Pitre:  The Boston Globe (MA), Tuesday, 21 September 1999:  Henry Joseph Peters - Retired MBTA employee, at 76 - Henry Joseph Peters of Pompano Beach, Fla., a retired MBTA employee, Army veteran, and former longtime resident of Everett, died Sunday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford.  He was 76.  Mr. Peters was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia.  His family relocated to the United States in the 1920s, and he graduated from the Immaculate Conception school in Revere in 1941.  He served in the Army during World War II.  He worked for the MBTA for 26 years and was a member of the Local 589 Transit Union.  Mr. Peters and his wife Eleanor (Driscoll) moved to Pompano Beach in 1984.  Besides his wife, he leaves a son, Paul S. of Revere; four daughters, Anne M. Copithorne of Taunton, Barbara J. Mullin of Malden, Catherine Porcella of Revere, and Eileen Gravinese of Roslindale; a sister, Rose Holland of Tyngsborough; two brothers, Joseph of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, and Wilfred of Hingham; 10 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.  A funeral Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Immaculate Conception Church in Everett.  Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Everett.



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