Joseph Pitre

1870 Belledune, New Brunswick 1947 Lincoln, Maine

 

 

Continuation of tree (1st child of Joseph Pitre/Madeleine Duplessis); all known surname descendants:

                        7       Joseph Pitre  b: 15 July 1870  St. John the Evangelist, Belledune, Gloucester, NB; d: 28 November 1947  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                    +Catherine Paradis (aka Paridy)  b: 28 July 1881  St. Basile, Madawaska, NB; m: 8 December 1896  Winn, Penobscot, ME [Joseph/Flavie Bellefleur]; d: 9 November 1945  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                             8           Fred Pete  b: 7 October 1897  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 7 October 1897  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME  (stillborn)

                             8           Flora Pete  b: 9 May 1899  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 9 January 1960  Portland, Cumberland, ME

                                              +Charles Peter Cyr  b: 31 August 1885  Winn, Penobscot, ME; m: 26 June 1919  Winn, Penobscot, ME [Charles/Mary Shaw]; d: 30 October 1970  Brunswick, Cumberland, ME

                             8           Frederick J. 'Alfred Thomas' Pete  b: 26 March 1901  Kingman, Penobscot, ME; d: 13 June 1952  Brewer, Penobscot, ME

                                              +Evelyn Winniebelle Hanscom  b: 1 October 1908  Lee, Penobscot, ME; m: 9 February 1925  Maine [James Edmund/Cora Adelle Bartlett]; d: 13 February 1984  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                             8           George L. Pete  b: 11 February 1903  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 21 August 1903  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                             8           Helen Pete  b: 19 March 1904  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 1 January 1994  Stony Point, Rockland, NY

                                             +Peter B. Rose  b: Abt. 1901; m: Abt. 1924 [James Henry/Rosanna De Grauw]; d: 1965

                             8           Madeline Cecilia Pete  b: Abt. 1906  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 17 July 2002  Craigsville, Nicholas, WV

                                             +David Seuccinanna  b: Abt. 1896  San Veto, Italy; m: 16 November 1922  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME  [Achille/Anne Attobele]

                             8           Priscilla Pete  b: 16 August 1907  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 8 August 1998  Bridgeport, Fairfield, CT

                                             +John Urbanowicz  b: 24 June 1902; m: unknown; d: February 1983  Bridgeport, Fairfield, CT

                             8           Dennis Joseph Pete  b: 23 March 1910  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 10 December 1998  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                             +Grace Merrill Rich  b: 11 January 1918  Lee, Penobscot, ME; m: 5 June 1938  Woodstock, Carleton, NB [Ray/Ruth Merrill]; d: 1 April 2008  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                             8           James L. Pete  b: 22 March 1911  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 17 March 1986  Rome, Kennebec, ME

                                             +June Byers  b: 16 April 1914  Danforth, Washington, ME; m: 16 October 1930  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME [Chester/Myrtle Moody]; d: 26 April 2006  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                          *2nd Wife of James L. Pete:

                                             +Madolyn P. Violette  b: 18 September 1914  Bradley, Penobscot, ME; m: 12 October 1940  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME [Edward/Prudence Merrill]; d: 5 June 2011  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                                          *3rd Wife of James L. Pete:

                                             +Anita M. Whitten  b: 12 August 1921; m: 15 March 1947  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 4 January 1999  Houlton, Aroostook, ME

                             8           Elwood Joseph Pete  b: 24 December 1914  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 6 November 2002  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                             +Genevieve Emily Rich  b: 12 November 1916  Lee, Penobscot, ME; m: 16 February 1935  Lee, Penobscot, ME [Raymond/Ruth P. Merrill]; d: 5 May 1982  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                          *2nd Wife of Elwood Joseph Pete:

                                             +Madeline Edna Jipson  b: 11 June 1925  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; m: 17 May 1941  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME [Alfred Hiram/Ruby Lillian Brooks]; d: 20 May 2011  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                             8           Catherine Joseph Pete  b: 2 January 1919  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 24 September 1998  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                              +Harry Ivan Brown  b: 4 July 1919  South Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; m: 24 December 1939  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME [William/Marion Kimball]; d: 23 February 2012  Orono, Penobscot, ME

 

 

Notes for Joseph Pitre:

Census

- 1900

 

- 1910 Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine:  Joseph Pete 40 teamster/truck, wife Kate 26, Flora 10, Freddie A. 9, Helen J. 6, Madeline 4, Priscilla 2, Dennis 1.

 

- 1920 Lincoln, Penobscot, ME:  Joseph Pete 52 workman/pulp mill, wife Katerine 35, Fred 18, Helen 15, Madeline 14, Pricilla 12, Dennis 10, James 9, Alward 8.

 

- 1930 Lincoln, Penobscot, ME:  Joe Pete 60 laborer/railroad, wife Katherine P. 46, Dennis J. 20 laborer/town road, James L. 18, Allwood J. 15, Katherine J. 10.

 

- 1940 Lincoln, Penobscot, ME:  Joe Pete 71, wife Kate 58.

 

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Saturday, 29 November 1947:  Joseph Pete.  Lincoln, Nov. 28 - Joseph Pete, 79, died this morning in a local hospital.  He had been a resident of Lincoln more than 50 years, and had been employed by the Eastern Corporation, and later by the Maine Central railroad.  Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Peter Cyr of Portland, Mrs. Peter Rose of New York City, Mrs. David Scuccimarra of Blairsville, Pa., Mrs. Harry Brown of Lincoln, and Mrs. John Urban of Bridgeport, Conn.; four sons, Fred, Elwood, Dennis, and James, all of Lincoln.  Funeral services will be held Monday morning, at 9 o'clock at Saint Mary's Catholic church in Lincoln.  Interment will be in Lincoln cemetery in the family lot.

 

Tombstone Inscriptions:  West Broadway Cemetery, Lincoln, Penobscot, ME:  PETE (large white marble headstone) // Joseph / 1869 - 1948 (small white marble stone) // Catherine / his wife / 1881 - 1945 (small white marble stone)

 

Notes for Catherine Paradis:

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Monday, 12 November 1945:  Mrs. Catherine Pete.  Lincoln, Nov. 11 - Mrs. Catherine Pete, 64, died suddenly at her home here Nov. 9.  She was born in Madawaska, daughter of Peter and Florence Bellefoure Paridy.  Surviving her are her husband, Joseph Pete; five daughters, Mrs. Charles P. Cyr of Portland, Mrs. Peter B. Rose of Garnerville, N.Y., Mrs. David Cuccamarra of Blairsville, Pa., Mrs. John Urban of Bridgeport, Conn., and Mrs. Harry Brown of South Lincoln; four sons, Fred and Dennis of Lincoln, James L. and Edward J. of the U. S. Army; a sister, Mrs. Ben Green of Portland; three half-sisters, Mrs. Isaac Albert of Freedom, Mrs. Frank Violette and Mrs. Alfred Talouse, both of Augusta; and a half-brother, Olando Shaw of Lincoln.  Funeral services will be held at St. Mary's Catholic church Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock, the Rev. Thomas Nelligan officiating.  Interment will be in Lincoln cemetery.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Fred Pete:  Tombstone Inscription, West Broadway Cemetery, Lincoln, Penobscot, ME:  Fred (blue veined white marble) / son of / Joseph & / Catherine Pete / died / Oct. 7, 1897 (reverse)

 

Flora Pete:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Monday, 11 January 1960:  At Portland - Mrs. Flora (Pete) Cyr, 60, formerly of Lincoln, Saturday.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lincoln.

 

Frederick J. Pete:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Monday, 16 June 1952:  Fred Pete.  Lincoln, June 15 - Fred Pete, 51, died in a Brewer hospital Friday after a short illness.  He was born in Kingman, March 23, 1901, son of Joseph and Catherine (Shaw) Pete.  Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Walter Tate, Miss Dorothy Pete and Miss Evelyn Pete of Lincoln; four sons, Arthur, Windham, O.; Lawrence, U. S. Army; and Merton and Lloyd, of Lincoln; three brothers, Dennis, Elwood and James, all of Lincoln; and five sisters, Mrs. John Urban, Bridgeport, Conn.; Mrs. Madeline Scuccamara, of Pennsylvania; Mrs. Charles Cyr, Portland; Mrs. Peter Rose, Garnerville, N.Y., and Mrs. Nellie Brown of Lincoln.  Funeral services will be held at the Barton Funeral Home Monday at 2 p.m. with Rev. George Buck, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating.  Burial will be in the Lincoln cemetery.

Tombstone Inscription, West Broadway Cemetery, Lincoln, Penobscot, ME:  Alfred J. / Pete / 1901 - 1952 // Evelyn W. / Pete / 1908 - 1984

 

George L. Pete:  Tombstone Inscription, West Broadway Cemetery, Lincoln, Penobscot, ME:  George L. (blue veined white marble) / son of / Joseph & / Catherine Pete / died / Aug. 21, 1903 / ae. 6 mos. & 10 d's

 

Dennis Joseph Pete:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Friday, 11 December 1998:  Dennis J. Pete.  Lincoln - Dennis J. Pete, 86, husband of Grace (Rich) Pete, died Dec. 10, 1998, at a Bangor hospital.  He was born in Lincoln, March 23, 1912, the son of Joseph and Catherine (Parody) Pete.  Dennis worked at Lincoln Pulp & Paper for 42 years.  He was a member of Minerva Lodge No. 96 IOOF and a member of Horeb Lodge No. 93 AF & AM.  He enjoyed spending time with his family.  In addition to his wife of more than 60 years, Grace, he is survived by a daughter, Jacqueline Michaud; two grandchildren, Lorna Lyons and her husband, Peter, all of Lincoln, and Stephen Michaud and his wife, Jennifer of Lee; three great-grandchildren, Adrienne, Nathan, and Camryn Lyons of Lincoln; a brother, Elwood Pete of Lincoln; several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by four sisters, Helen Rose, Madeline Succimara, Priscilla Urban, and Catherine Brown; and two brothers, Fred Pete and James Pete.  Friends may call 12 noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Clay Funeral Home.  A Masonic memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, followed by funeral services, with the Rev. Darrell Joiner officiating.  Interment will be in Lincoln Cemetery.

 

James L. Pete:  Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Marys Cemetery, Houlton, Aroostook, ME:  PETE / Anita M. / Aug. 12, 1921 / Jan. 4, 1999 / James L. / Mar. 22, 1911 / Mar. 17, 1986

(separate stone): James L. Pete / PFC US Army / World War II / Mar. 22, 1911 - Mar. 17, 1986

 

 

Elwood Joseph Pete:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Friday, 8 November 2002:  Elwood J. Pete Sr.  Lincoln - Elwood J. Pete Sr., 87, husband of Madeline (Jipson) Pete, died Nov. 6, 2002, at a Lincoln hospital, after a very brief illness.  He was born in Lincoln, Dec. 24, 1914, the son of Joseph and Catherine (Paradis) Pete.  Elwood served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  He was section foreman for the Maine Central Railroad for many years.  He later worked for Worcester Brothers in Lincoln, until his retirement.  He loved hunting in his younger days.  He adored his family.  In addition to his wife of 61 years, Madeline; he is survived by five children, Elwood Jr., of Florida, Betty Hanegan and Linda Tash, both of Lincoln, Rhonda Dame of New Hampshire and David Pete of Hampden, 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren.  The family would like to thank the nurses at Penobscot Valley Hospital for their kindness and loving care.  There will be no funeral or visiting hours.  Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home.

 

Catherine Joseph Pete:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Saturday, 26 September 1998:  Catherine J. Brown.  Howland - Catherine J. Brown, 79, died Sept. 24, 1998, at a Lincoln hospital.  She was born in Lincoln, Jan. 2, 1919, the daughter of Joseph and Katherine (Parady) Pete.  Catherine was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family.  She will be sadly missed by her beloved husband of 59 years, Harry Brown Sr. of Howland; three children, Mary Brown of East Hartford, Conn., Harriet Shorey of Bangor and Harry Jr. and his girlfriend, Gloria Cookson of Waterville; seven grandchildren, Jewelle Righenzi of Westerly, R. I., Barbara LaPlante and her husband, Paul of Bradley, Dennis Brown and his wife, Sherry of Iowa City, Iowa, Andrea Brown of New Milford, Conn., Heidi Shorey of Bangor, Harry 'Chuck' Brown III and his wife, Mary-Lynn of Augusta, and Douglas Brown of Augusta; -- great-grandchildren, Mandy Carr of Fairfield, Katherine 'Katie' Brown of Augusta, Christopher Perkins and Anthony Brown of Augusta, and Jonathan, Kimberly and Jason Brown of Iowa City, Iowa; two brothers, Dennis Pete and his wife, Grace of Lincoln, and Elwood Pete and his wife, Madeleine of Ellsworth.  She will also be sadly missed by Wally and Lilly Champion and their daughter, Becky, whom she thought of as grandchildren.  She was predeceased by an infant daughter, Catherine Marion, in 1942; a grandson, Robert Brown, in 1995; four brothers and four sisters.  At her request, there will be no visiting hours.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to EMMC Heart Center, Bangor.  A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Dodlin Road Cemetery, Enfield, with the Rev. Wilmont Thurlow officiating.

Tombstone Inscription, Ridge Cemetery, Enfield, Penobscot, ME:  BROWN / Harry I. / July 4, 1919 / (blank) / Catherine J. / January 1, 1919 / September 24, 1998

 

 

 

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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Some deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), online death registrations (1888-1919).

- New Brunswick marriages in RED also from Vital Statistics Records (online)

 

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