Leopold Adrian Pitre

1899 Newport, Vermont 1958 Leominster, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (1st child of Gedeon Pitre/Perlonela Belliveau); all known surname descendants:

                      9          Leopold Adrian Pitre  b: 6 February 1899  Newport, Orleans, VT; d: 3 July 1958  Leominster, Worcester, MA

                                         + Eva A. Balthazar  b: 16 March 1900  Hudson, Middlesex, MA; m: 1928  Leominster, Worcester, MA [Noe Francis/Eliza Madeleine Derosier]; d: 16 August 1970  Leominster, Worcester, MA

                             10              Marie E. Pitre  b: 10 February 1931  Clinton, Worcester, MA; d: 5 October 1998  Worcester, Worcester, MA

                                                 +William J. Leblanc  b: 30 October 1927  Fitchburg, Worcester, MA; m: Abt. 1950 [William J./Mary Seppanen]; d: 5 September 2010  Leominster, Worcester, MA



Notes for Leopold Adrian Pitre:


- 1930 Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts:  Leo A. Pitrie 29 machinist tool shop, wife Eva 28.

- 1940 Leominster, Worcester, MA: Leo A. Pitre 41 machinist/carriage shop, wife Eva A. 40, Marie E. 9.

Excerpts from Orleans County Monitor:

- 14 January 1901 Leopold A. Pitre, minor, Newport.  Hermenie Proulx appointed guardian.


WWI Registration Record:  Leo. Adrian Pitre; b. 6 Feb 1899; mother Permela Pitre; short height, medium build; brown eyes/brown hair; 12 Sep 1918


Obituary:  Leo A Pitre, 59, of 73 Laurel St, died at his home after a long illness.  Born in Newport, Vermont, he lived in Leominster for many years.  He was formerly employed as a machinist at Barker-Davis Co and was a member of the Foresters.  Mr. Pitrie also enjoyed collecting first editions.  At the time of his death, he left his wife, Mrs. Eva A (Balthazar) Pitre; a daughter, Mrs. Marie LeBlanc of Leominster and two grandchildren.  A high mass was celebrated at St. Cecilia's Church.


Tombstone Inscription, St. Cecilias Cemetery, Leominster, MA:  PITRE / Leo A. Pitre / 1899 - 1958 / his wife / Eva A. Balthazar / 1900 - 1970  [Also: Leo A. Pitre / Massachusetts / PVT STU Army Tng Corps / World War I / Feb 6, 1899 - July 3, 1958


Notes for Eva A. Balthazar:

Obituary:  Fitchburg Sentinel (Fitchberg, MA), Monday, 17 August 1970:  Mrs. Leo Pitre - Leominster - Mrs. Eva (Balthazar) Pitre, 70, at 73 Laurel St. was stricken at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Marie LeBlanc of 80 Day St. Sunday afternoon and died a short time later at the Leominster Hospital.  Mrs. Pitre was taken to the hospital by municipal ambulance.  Dr. Joseph M. Silver, medical examiner, said death was due to natural causes.  She was born March 16, 1900 in Hudson, daughter of Noe and Eliza (Desrosiers) Balthazar and lived here several years.  She was the widow of Leo Pitre who died in 1958.  Besides her daughter, she leaves a sister, Mrs. Thomas Fahey of Hudson and a brother, Arthur Balthazar of Marlboro and three grandchildren.  The funeral will be held Tuesday morning from the M. A. Simard and Son Funeral Home with a solemn high mass at 9 in St. Cecilia's Church.  Burial will be in St. Cecilia's Cemetery.  Calling hours at the funeral home will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.


Obituary for the daughter:

Marie E. Pitre:  Worcester Telegram & Gazette (MA), Wednesday, 7 October 1998:  Leominster - Marie E. (Pitre) LeBlanc, 67, of 80 Day St., a news clerk-typist eight years at the Leominster office of the Telegram & Gazette, died Monday in the University of Massachusetts Hospital in Worcester after an illness.  She leaves her husband of 48 years, William J. LeBlanc; a son, Steven A. LeBlanc of Bellingham; two daughters, Lynne A. Powers of Fitchburg and Leslie M. Ingemi of Leominster; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  Born in Clinton, daughter of Leopold and Eva (Balthazar) Pitre, she lived many years in Leominster.  She graduated in 1948 from Leominster High School.  Mrs. LeBlanc was previously a secretary 31 years at Borden Chemical Co.  She was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Church.  The funeral will be held tomorrow from Wright-Roy Funeral Home, 109 West St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Lake Church, 1400 Main St.  Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Fitchburg.  Calling hours are 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, Marlboro, MA.



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