Leo Joseph Peters

1917 Boston, Massachusetts 1968 Wollaston, MA



Continuation of tree (6th child of Peter Benjamin Pitre/Angelina Josephine Trainor); all known surname descendants:

                  9            Leo Joseph Peters  b: 17 February 1917  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 15 December 1968  Wollaston, Norfolk, MA

                                       +Eleanor R. Cahill  b: 18 December 1920  Lowell, Middlesex, MA; m: Abt. 1941 [James F./Ellen R. Lynch]; d: 4 December 1995  Quincy, Norfolk, MA

                                 10      Thomas James Peters  b: 10 January 1942  MA; d: 26 March 2004  Weymouth, Norfolk, MA

                                              +Patricia A. McCormick    d: Aft. March 2004

                                 10      James David Peters  b: Abt. 1948; d: Aft. March 2004

                                              +Deborah Joan Cabral    m: November 1970  St. Gerard Majella Church, Canton, MA [Charles J./---]

                                 10      Eleanor Peters    d: Aft. March 2004



Notes for Leo Joseph Peters:


- 1940 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts:  Angeline J. Peters 56, George B. 29 proprietor/retail grocery, Harold C. 25 laborer/street construction, Leo J. 23 steward/hotel; 3 lodgers.  [12 Dartmouth Place]

- 1950 Boston, Suffolk, MA:  Leo Peters 33 bartender/hotel, wife Elinor 28, Thomas 8, James 1.

WWII Records:  Leo Joseph Peters, res. 143 West Concord, Boston, MA; b. 17 Feb 1917 Boston, MA; contact brother Mr. Claude Arthur Peters (77 Bailey St., Dorchester, MA); 5' 11 1/2", 154 lbs., hazel eyes & brown hair, light complexion, broken front tooth; 29 Oct 1940 Roxbury, MA.


Obituary: Boston Globe (MA), Monday, 16 December 1968:  Peters - Leo Joseph of Wollaston, Dec. 15, 1968.  Beloved husband of Eleanor (Cahill) of 294 Fenno St.  Father of Thomas of Delaware and James and Eleanor of the home address.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Wollaston, Tuesday at 8:15 a.m.  High Mass of Requiem at St. Anns Church at 9 a.m.  Visiting hours Monday 2-4 and 7-10.


Notes for Eleanor R. Cahill:

Obituary:  Boston Globe (MA), Wednesday, 6 December 1995:  Peters - Eleanor R. (Cahill) of Quincy, December 4, 1995.  Wife of the late Leo J., beloved mother of Thomas J. of Weymouth, James D. of Princeton, NJ and Eleanor Peters of Newton.  Sister of Maureen McDonald of No. Quincy.  Grandmother of T. J. Peters of Brookline, Sue Peters of Manhattan, NY, Courtney and J. D. Peters of Princeton, NJ, and Anna Chaletzki of Newton.  Special friend of Timothy Murphy of Quincy.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Memorial Mass in St. Ann's Church, Wollaston, Thursday at 10 a.m.  Contributions in memory of Eleanor may be made to the Quincy Hospital Charitable Foundation, Quincy.  Arrangements by Keohane Funeral Home, Wollaston.


Obituaries for the children:

Thomas James Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Sunday, 28 March 2004:  Peters, Thomas J., Sr. - of Weymouth, formerly of Milton and Quincy, age 62, March 26, 2004.  Beloved husband of Patricia A. (McCormick) Peters.  Devoted father of Thomas J. Peters, Jr. of Sudbury and Sue Pike of Needham.  Loving brother of Jim Peters of Princeton, N.J. and Eleanor Peters of Newton.  Also survived by 4 grandchildren.  Memorial visitation in the McDonald Funeral Home, South Weymouth Wednesday evening 5:00-8:00 P.M.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend.  A Memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the St. Francis Xavier Church, South Weymouth, on Thursday at 10:00 AM.  Burial in Mount Wollaston Cemetery will be private at a later date.  Late owner American Real Estate, Weymouth and co-owner Tiffany Realty Co., Quincy.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Lung Transplant Fund, Boston, MA.



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