Joseph Pitre

1893 Palmer Road, PEI – 1979 Londonderry, New Hampshire



Continuation of tree (1st child of Peter Pitre/Marie Gaudet); all known surname descendants:

                9        Joseph Pitre  b: 17 August 1893  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI; d: May 1979  Londonderry, Rockingham, NH

                                 +Mary Ellis  b: 10 August 1903  Charlottetown, PEI; m: 11 July 1921  Andover, Essex, MA [George/Margaret Bernard]; d: 12 April 1994  Londonderry, Rockingham, NH

                            10       Mary Pauline Peters  b: 1922  Andover, Essex, MA; d: Bet. October 2016-October 2020  Londonderry, Rockingham, NH

                                         +--- Levesque

                            10       Doris Mary Peters  b: 23 April 1924  Andover, Essex, MA; d: 19 January 1964  Andover, Essex, MA

                                         +Joseph N. Roy  b: Abt. 1921  Massachusetts; m: Abt. 1941; d: Aft. 1950

                            10       Clifford G. Peters  b: 21 September 1925  Andover, Essex, MA; d: 8 November 2021  Bristol, Hartford, CT

                                         +Frances 'Jeanne' Haywood  b: 11 September 1928  Manhattan, NY; m: Abt. 1947 [Vincent/Frances ---]; d: 31 August 2005  Palm Bay, Brevard, FL

                            10       John Joseph Peters  b: 17 July 1927  Lawrence, Essex, MA; d: 11 October 2020  Methuen, Essex, MA

                                         +Carmelina M. 'Nellie' Marconi  b: 2 June 1923  Lawrence, Essex, MA; m: 16 June 1956  Lawrence, Essex, MA [Vincenzo/Maria Borrelli]; d: 20 November 2008  Methuen, Essex, MA

                            10       Phyllis M. Peters  b: 6 February 1929  Andover, Essex, MA; d: Bet. October 2016-October 2020 Florida

                                         +--- Miller    m: Abt. 1947

                                       *2nd Husband of Phyllis M. Peters:

                                         +Alvan Marsh Baker  b: 19 August 1928  Saugus, Essex, MA; m: Abt. 1951; d: 6 June 2009  Melbourne, Brevard, FL

                            10       J. Philip Peters  b: 2 November 1930  Andover, Essex, MA; d: 1 October 2016  Willow Spring, Wake, NC

                                         +Mary Jane Gutierrez  b: 19 December 1925  Brooklyn, Kings, NY; m: Bef. 1950 [--- Gutierrez/Mary Ann Faulkner]; d: 31 May 2006  Willow Spring, Wake, NC

                            10       William Lawrence Peters  b: 9 September 1932  Andover, Essex, MA; d: 3 March 2010  Nashua, Hillsborough, NH

                                         +Jean Aprea  b: 8 April 1935  Utica, Oneida, NY; m: Aft. 1950; d: January 1983  NH

                            10       Carol Ann Peters  b: Abt. 1938  Andover, Essex, MA; d: Aft. October 2016  Pueblo, CO

                                         +Elmer H. Davis  b: 7 October 1930  New York; m: unknown [Elmer/Arlene David]; d: 17 October 1983  Hartford, Windsor, VT



Notes for Joseph Pitre:


- 1930 Andover, Essex, Massachusetts:  Joseph Peters 36 carpenter/house, wife Mary 26) shoe worker/shoe mfg., Pauline 7, Doris 5, Clifford 4, Joseph 2, Phyllis 1.

- 1940 Andover, Essex, MA:  Joseph Peters 46 [$1000 house value] laborer/WPA, wife Mary 36, Pauline 17, Doris 15, Clifford 14, Joseph 12, Phyllis 11, Philip 10, William 7, Carol A. 1.   [Boston Road]

- 1950 Andover, Essex, MA:  Joseph Peters 56 millwright/animal food co., wife Mary E. 46 jack spooler/textile mill, Carol Ann 11, William 17, daughter Phyllis M. Miller 21 (sep) laundress/laundry, June M. Miller 1.

WWII records:  Joseph Peters, Boston Road, Andover, Essex, MA; b. 17 Aug 1893 St. Louis, PEI; wife Mary; 5'11", 150 lbs.; blue eyes, black hair, ruddy complexion, limp in left leg (26 Apr 1942)

Tombstone Inscription, St. Augustine Cemetery, Andover, MA:  PETERS / ROY / pray for us / 1893 Joseph Peters 1979 / 1903 his wife Mary E. 1994 / 1924 Doris Peters Roy 1964


Obituaries for the children:

Doris Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Augustine Cemetery, Andover, MA:  PETERS / ROY / pray for us / 1893 Joseph Peters 1979 / 1903 his wife Mary E. 1994 / 1924 Doris Peters Roy 1964


Clifford G. Peters:  Gleeson-Ryan Funeral HomeClifford G. Peters, September 21, 1925 ~ November 8, 2021 (age 96).  Torrington - Clifford G. Peters, 96, passed away Monday, November 8, 2021, at The Pines at Bristol.  He was the beloved husband of the late Frances “Jeanne” (Haywood) Peters.  Mr. Peters was born in Andover, MA, on September 21, 1925, son of the late Joseph and Mary (Ellis) Peters.  He was the oldest boy of eight children.  He was a WWII U.S. Navy Veteran and a Korean Conflict Army Veteran.  Survivors include three daughters, Maryann Lyles of Torrington, Elizabeth Franklin and her husband, Jeffrey, of Plainville, and Penny Fisher and her husband, Walter, of Burlington; a sister, Carol Ann Davis of Arizona; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.  Mr. Peters was predeceased by a son, Clifford V. Peters and his wife, Linda, and a daughter, Janet L. Couch and her husband, Douglas.  Graveside services with full Military Honors will be held Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 1:00p.m. at the Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery, Middletown.  Memorial contributions may be made to Wreaths Across America.


John Joseph Peters:  John J. “Joe” Peters, 93, a longtime resident of Methuen, formerly of Lawrence, passed away at home on October 11, 2020 surrounded by his devoted family.  Joe was born on July 17, 1927 to his hardworking parents, the late Joseph and Mary (Ellis) Peters in Lawrence and was raised and educated in Andover, MA.  A decorated career veteran whose service spanned WWII, Korea and Vietnam Wars, he retired honorably from the US Navy.  After spending 20 years in the military service, Joe began his second career as the boiler supervisor at the Lawrence General Hospital.  The patriarch of his family, he was a proud and cherished husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  Joe was a lifelong devout Catholic and was a communicant of St Lucy’s Church in Methuen.  He met his sweetheart, Carmelina, on New Year’s Eve 1954 and they were married on June 16, 1956 at the Holy Rosary Church in Lawrence.  Joe was a member of the BPOE Lodge # 65 in Lawrence and also volunteered countless hours at Turn Hall in Lawrence as well.  He enjoyed doing the daily crossword puzzle, watching westerns and candle pin bowling and watching his beloved Boston Red Sox.  Joe touched many lives in many different circles and will be fondly remembered, cherished and loved.  Joe is survived by his devoted daughter Marie E. Meckl and her husband Peter of Lafayette, IN.  He was the proud grandfather to Timothy Peters, Kris Ryan Peters, Paul Meckl and his wife Kate, Kristina Meckl and Kayla Meckl.  Joe was also a great-grandfather to his three great-grandchildren.  He was the beloved brother to Clifford Peters, and Carol Davis and the cherished father-in-law to Gail Peters.  In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Carmelina M. (Marconi) Peters in 2008 and his son, John J Peters II, who passed in 1987.  He was also predeceased by his siblings, Phillip Peters, William Peters, Doris Roy, Pauline Levesque, and Phyllis Baker.


J. Philip Peters:  The News and Observer (Raleigh, NC), Monday, 3 October 2016:  (photo)  J. Philip Peters, Willow Springs.  J. Philip Peters, 85, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2016.  Survivors: daughters, Maureen Chiaramonte and husband Marty, Kathy Shortt and husband Tom, Erin Peters; grandchildren, Kevin, Brian and Danny Shortt; Adam, Marc and Alex Chiaramonte; great-grandson, Grayson Shortt; siblings, Clifford Peters, Pauline Levesque, Joe Peters, Phyllis Baker and Carol Davis; numerous nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death by: his loving wife, Mary Peters; parents, Joseph and Mary Peters.  Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.  Services have been entrusted to West & Dunn Funeral Home of Benson, North Carolina.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Raphaels Columbarium, Raleigh, NC:  Mary G. / Peters / 12-19-1925  -  5-31-2006 / J. Philip Peters / U.S.A.F. / 11-2-1930  -  10-1-2016


William Lawrence Peters:  New Hampshire Union Leader (Manchester, NH), Friday, 5 March 2010:  Londonderry - William L. Peters, 77, died March 3, 2010, in St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua.  He was born in Andover, Mass., Sept. 9, 1932, to Joseph and Mary (Ellis) Peters.  He grew up in Andover and for a while lived in Long Island, N.Y., where he worked as a foreman for A and S Welding.  It was there he also pursued his passion of racing cars, racing in Islip and on many other tracks in the area.  He held his private pilots license and flew small airplanes.  He enjoyed woodworking, surfing the Web and seeking out new Chinese restaurants.  He greatly enjoyed traveling and he worked for Merchants Auto Group for more than 10 years transporting cars across the country.  He is survived by his daughter, Karen Palmeri, and her husband, Tom, of Brookline; two grandsons, Alex and Jason Palmeri, both of Brookline; three brothers, Joseph Peters of Methuen, Mass., Clifford Peters of Torrington, Conn. and Philip Peters of Willow Springs, N.C; three sisters, Pauline Levesque of Londonderry, Carol Davis of Pueblo, Colo. and Phyllis Baker of Florida.  He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his wife, Jean (Aprea) Peters, in 1983, his son, Douglas Peters, in 2005 and his sister, Doris.  Following cremation, visiting hours will be Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. in Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Londonderry, with a funeral service to be held at 3 p.m.  Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Framingham, MA.



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