Joseph Theophilus Pitre

1913 Green Point, New Brunswick – 1989 Saugus, MA



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Jean Marcel Pitre/Margaret Mary Ann Arseneau); all known surname descendants:

                 9        Joseph Theophilus Pitre  b: 29 October 1913  Green Point, Belledune, Gloucester, NB; d: 15 March 1989  Saugus, Essex, MA

                                 +Irene Margaret Haumann  b: 16 September 1915  Revere, Suffolk, MA; m: 10 October 1937  Revere, Suffolk, MA [Jacob/Nora A. Dunlea]; d: 17 July 1977 Saugus, Essex, MA

                           10        Margaret 'Renee' Petrie  b: Abt. 1939  Revere, Suffolk, MA; d: Aft. November 2014  Saugus, Essex, MA

                           10        Ann Petrie  b: 27 June 1940  Saugus, Essex, MA; d: 1 November 2014  Gloucester City, Camden, NJ

                                          +Richard J. Collins  b: 17 May 1940; m: 16 April 1961  Saugus, Essex, MA [James J./Ann ---]

                           10        Donna Petrie  Abt. 1940  Saugus, Essex, MA; d: Aft. November 2014

                                          +John Gould



Notes for Joseph Theophilus Pitre:


- 1940 Revere, Suffolk, Massachusetts:  Widow Nora A. Haumann 70, son-in-law Joseph Petrie 26 pump mechanic/gas & fuel, wife Margaret I. 24, Margaret 1.


Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Friday, 17 March 1989:  Petrie - Of Saugus, Mar. 15, Joseph T., husband of the late Irene M. (Haumann), father of Margaret 'Renee' Petrie, Donna Gould both of Saugus & Ann Collins of Somerdale, N.J.  Brother of Catherine Jodoin of Malden, Marie Waring of Bristol, N.H. & Jean Badnell of Cleveland, OH.  Grandfather of John, Steven, Thomas Gould all of Saugus, Scott, Darrin Collins & Robin Rossi all of N.J.  Great-grandfather of Richard Rossi.  Father-in-law of Richard Collins of N.J. & John Gould (Member Saugus School Committee) of Saugus.  Funeral from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, Saturday at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass at the Blessed Sacrament Church, Saugus at 10 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  Interment Riverside Cemetery, Saugus.  Late founder of Petrie Florist & Greenhouses of Saugus.


Notes for Irene Margaret Haumann:

Obituary:  Boston Globe (MA), Monday, 18 July 1977:  Petrie - In Saugus, July 17, Irene M. (Haumann), wife of Joseph T. Petrie of 409 Lynn Fells Parkway, Saugus, age 61 years; mother of Miss Margaret (Renee) Petrie and Mrs. Donna Gould, both of Saugus and Mrs. Ann Collins of Summersdale, N.J.; sister of William Haumann of Providence, R.I., Edward of Lorraine, Ohio, Francis of Worcester, Mrs. Mary Atkinson of Revere and Mrs. Grace Hartnett of Melrose; also survived by 3 grandchildren.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Bisbee Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, Wednesday, at 8 a.m.  Funeral Mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, at 9 a.m.  Interment, Riverside Cemetery, Saugus.  Friends may call at the funeral home, Monday evening, 7-9; Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Late member, past president and first lady president of Essex County Florists Association.


Obituaries for the children:

Ann Petrie:  Courier-Post, 4 November 2014:  Ann Collins (nee Petrie), on November 1, 2014 of Gloucester Township, formerly of Saugus, MA.  Age 74.  Beloved wife of Richard J.  Devoted mother of Robin M. Collins, Dr. Richard S. Collins (Susan) and Darrin P. Collins (JoeyLynn).  Loving grandmother of Richard J. Rossi (Theresa), Anthony N. Rossi, Caitlyn E. Collins, Colleen M. Collins, Megan E. Collins, and Brian S. Collins.  Great grandmother of Angelina and Giuliana Rossi. Daughter of the late Joseph and Irene Petrie.  Dear sister of Donna L. Gould and Margaret Irene Petrič.  Daughter in law of the late James J. and Anne Collins.  Ann was a volunteer for TBAA and a member of the Red Hat Society, Sicklerville.  Family and friends are invited to attend the viewing from 9:45 to 10:45 am on Friday morning at St. Charles Borromeo RC Church, 176 Stagecoach Rd, Sicklerville.  Funeral Mass 11 am at the church.  Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chews Landing. 

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chews, Camden, NJ:  Forever in our hearts / COLLINS / Ann M. / Jun. 27, 1940 - Nov. 1, 2014 / Richard J. / May 17, 1940 - (blank) / Robin M. / Mar. 19, 1962 - (blank)



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Last updated:  11 April 2022.