Joseph Pitre

1868 Bloomfield, PEI 1931 Summerside, PEI



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Joseph Pitre/Lucrece Pitre); all known surname descendants:

               8        Joseph Pitre  b: 17 March 1868  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 26 August 1931  Summerside, PEI

                                 + Marie Martin  b: 3 December 1870  Bloomfield, PEI; m: 25 November 1890  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Aft. August 1931

                            9        Marine Ann Pitre  b: 29 October 1891  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 7 March 1983  Reading, Middlesex, MA

                                          +Joseph Leo Pitre  b: 3 May 1885  Bloomfield, PEI; m: 1 May 1913  Reading, Middlesex, MA [Dominique/Luce Buote]; d: 7 June 1963  Reading, Middlesex, MA

                            9        Leon Henri Pitre  b: 17 November 1892  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 1917  WWI



Notes for Joseph Pitre:


- 1891 PEI Lot 5:  Joseph Pitre 23 (fisherman) & new wife Marie 24, living with his family.


- 1901 PEI, Lot 5E2:  Joseph Peters 32, wife Mary 31, Marine 9, Henry 8.

- 1911 PEI, Bloomfield:  Joseph Peters 43 (fisherman), wife Marrie 45, Marine 20, Leon H. 19.


Obituary:  Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Thursday, 17 September 1931:  Mr. Joseph J. Peters - The death occurred at the Prince County Hospital on Aug. 26th, of Joseph J. Peters, of Howlan, in his 63rd year of his age.  He entered the hospital on Aug. 10th for what he supposed a slight operation, but it proved to be more serious than was expected.  Mr. Peters was a native of Bloomfield and followed the fishing industry in Miminegash till last year, when his health gave away and then moved to Howlan.  He was highly esteemed by a large circle of friends who mourn his passing away.  The remains were taken to his home on Thursday morning.  The funeral, which was well attended by friends from far and near, took place on August 28th, to St. Anthony's Church, Bloomfield, Rev. J. A. Gaudet officiating at the church and grave.  He leaves to mourn his widow, nee Mary Martin, one daughter, (Marie), Mrs. Joseph Le Peters, Reading, Mass., who was unable to attend the funeral; a son Henry, who predeceased him 14 years ago, having died in the army during the Great War.  He also leaves an adopted son Patrick, also three brothers, Cyrus, of Duvar, Alfred and Leon of Bloomfield, and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Stewart, of Waltham, Mass.; Mrs. Bruno Doiron, North Rustico; Mrs. Moses Doiron, Reading, Mass.  The pall bearers were: Capt. John R. Perry, St. Louis; Leon Perry, St. Louis; Joseph Wedge, St. Louis; John P. Peters, St. Louis; Joseph Gallant, Ebbsfleet; Paul Pineau, Bloomfield.

Obituaries for the children:

Marine Ann Pitre:  The Boston Globe (MA), Tuesday, 8 March 1983:  Peters - Of Reading, March 7, Marie.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph L. and mother of Bernard J. and Merton H. of Reading, Rita Twombly of Wilmington, Eileen McNulty of Woburn, Evelyn Cusato of North Reading and Shirley Williams of Tewksbury.  Also survived by 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  Funeral from the Joseph Doherty Funeral Home, 11



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