Levi Joseph Lapete

1884 Westmore, Vermont 1968 Jefferson, New Hampshire



Continuation of tree (10th child of Pierre Lepitre/Marie Elizabeth Fecteau); all known surname descendants:

                9          Levi Joseph Lapete  b: 27 April 1884  Westmore, Orleans, VT; d: 5 February 1968  Jefferson, Coos, NH

                                  +Alvina L. Dupero  b: 8 March 1892  Greensboro, Orleans, VT; m: 27 April 1908  Barton, Orleans, VT [Oliver/Lucinda Joyal]; d: November 1976  Lancaster, Coos, NH

                           10        Marion Lapete  b: 5 October 1908  Barton, Orleans, VT; d: 15 November 1908  Barton, Orleans, VT

                           10        Mary Marjorie Lapete  b: 10  January 1910  Barton, Orleans, VT; d: 19 January 2005  Whitefield, Coos, NH

                                          +William Anthony Stone  b: 17 March 1904  Stanstead, Quebec; m: 1 January 1925  Greenboro, Orleans, VT; d: 12 June 1989  Bethlehem, Grafton, NH

                           10        Annette Mary Lapete  b: 5 January 1911  Barton, Orleans, VT; d: 6 April 1911  Barton, Orleans, VT

                           10        Alfred Joseph Lapete  b: 22 January 1912  Barton, Orleans, VT; d: 3 April 1912  Barton, Orleans, VT

                           10        Edmond Lapete  b: 10 March 1913  Barton, Orleans, VT; d: 28 June 1913  Barton, Orleans, VT

                           10        Ernest Joseph Lapete  b: 2 January 1915  Barton, Orleans, VT; d: 22 December 1995  White River Junction, Windsor, VT

                                          +Stella Mae Worster  b: 4 March 1930  Berlin, Coos, NH; m: 11 December 1946  Gilman, Essex, VT [Ardie C./Mina May Downs]; d: 8 December 2000  Newport, Orleans, NH

                           10        Maurice Joseph Lapete  b: 11 June 1916  Barton, Orleans, VT; d: 7 March 1995  Hartford, Windsor, VT

                           10        Blanche Marjory Lapete  b: 20 July 1922  Barton, Orleans, VT; d: 20 February 2004  Glencliff, Grafton, NH

                                          +Kendall Bickford Huntoon  b: 25 June 1923  Whitefield, Coos, NH; m: 15 May 1941  Bethlehem, Grafton, NH [Elbridge/Lena Robinson]; d: 10 November 1995  Bethlehem, Grafton, NH

                           10        Raymond Joseph Lapete  b: 25 September 1924  Sheffield, Orleans, VT; d: 9 December 2000  Dover, Strafford, NH

                                          +Doris Cole  b: 3 April 1928  Dover, Strafford, NH; m: Abt. 1950 [Samuel/Anna Dailey]; d: 23 February 2008  Dover, Strafford, NH

                           10        Irene Lapete  b: Abt. 1927  Sheffield, Caledonia, VT; d: Aft. December 1995

                                          +Lester Houlett

                           10        Alfred Lapete  b: 23 December 1928  Sheffield, Caledonia, VT; d: 23 December 1928  Sheffield, Caledonia, VT

                           10        Gloria Mary Lapete  b: 27 March 1932  Sheffield, Caledonia, VT; d: 19 October 2000  Bethlehem, Grafton, NH

                                           +Richard Rodney Ingerson  b: 22 April 1932; m: unknown; d: 4 April 2011  Bethlehem, Grafton, NH



Notes for Levi Joseph Lapete:


- 1910 Barton, Orleans, Vermont:  Levi Lapete 24, wife Alvina L. 19, Marjorie M. 4 months, widowed father Peter 66.


- 1920 Barton, Orleans, VT:  Levi Lapete 34, wife Elvina L. 28, Marjorie M. 9, Ernest J. 5, Maurice J. 2 years 6 months, father-in-law Oliver Dupero 61.


- 1930 Sheffield, Caledonia, VT:  Levi La Pete 45 (farmer/dairy farm), wife Alvina 39, Ernestine 16, Maurice 13, Blanche 7, Raymond 5, Irene 2 years 3 months.


- 1940 Bethlehem, Grafton, NH:  Levi La Pete 57 sugaring/private estate, wife Elvina 50 chambermaid/hotel, Ernest 25 trucking/hotel maintenance, Maurice 23 chopper/logging, Blanche 17 housework/private family, Raymond 15 farm land/farming, Irene 12, Gloria 9.


Excerpt from Orleans County Monitor (VT), 27 April 1908 Oliver Lepitre and Alvina Duperron were married at the Catholic church this morning.  There was a large attendance.


- WWI registration records:  Levi La Pete; Orleans, VT; born 23 Apr 1884; Alvina La Pete; medium height, slender build; hazel eyes & dark brown hair.

- WWII cards:  Levi Joseph La Pete; Pierce Bridge, NH; age 58, b. Westmore 23 Apr 1884; Mrs. Levi J. La Pete; employer: Williams Bros. Corp., Tulsa, OK; place employed: Tavernier, Monroe, FL.


Obituary:  Union Leader (Manchester, NH), Wednesday, 7 February 1968:  Bethlehem - Levi J. LaPete, 84, died at a Jefferson nursing home Monday evening after a long illness.  A native of Westmore, Vt., he had lived in this area most of his life.  He was a member of Christ the King parish.  The family includes his wife, Mrs. Alvina (Deturo) LaPete of Whitefield; three sons, Raymond LaPete of Dover, Ernest LaPete of Manchester and Maurice LaPete of Whitefield; four daughters, Mrs. Richard Ingerson, Mrs. Kendall Huntoon and Mrs. William Stone, all of Bethlehem, and Mrs. Lester Houlett of Springfield, Ill.; 33 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  The funeral will be held Friday morning from the Pillsbury Funeral Home, Littleton, followed by a high mass of requiem at Christ the King Church.  Burial will be in Maple Street Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home today and Thursday afternoons and evenings.


Tombstone Inscription:  Maple Street Cemetery, Bethlehem, Grafton, NH:  LAPETE / father / Levi / 1885 - 1968 / mother / Alvina / 1892 - 1976


Obituaries for the children: 

Mary Marjorie Lapete:  New Hampshire Union Leader (Manchester, NH), Saturday, 22 January 2005:  Whitefield - Marjorie M. Stone, 95, formerly of Bethlehem, died Jan. 19, 2005, at Morrison Nursing Home.  Born Jan. 10, 1910, in Barton, Vt., she was a daughter of Levi and Alvena (Deparo) LaPete.  She attended schools and was raised in the Barton/Greensboro, Vt., area.  She married William A. Stone in the mid-1920s, and they moved to Bethlehem in 1935.  She was a homemaker and a devoted mother. 
She enjoyed handicraft work, gardening, camping and most outdoor activities.  She was a communicant of Christ the King Church, Bethlehem, for many years.  The family includes three sons, Donald Stone, Wayne Stone and Richard Stone, all of Bethlehem; five daughters, Irene Ellis of New Ipswich, Priscilla Locke of Easton, Shirley Whitcomb of Dalton, Diane Whitcomb of Bethlehem and Elizabeth Hubbard of Littleton; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  Her husband and two sons predeceased her.  Services: Calling hours are Sunday from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at Pillsbury Funeral Home, 101 Union St., Littleton.  A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, with the Rev. Daniel J. Sinibaldi officiating.  Spring burial will be in the Maple Street Cemetery.

Tombstone Inscription, Maple Street Cemetery, Bethlehem, NH:  (glass etched photo of the couple) / STONE / William A. / 1904 - 1989 / his wife / Marjorie M. / 1910 - 2005 / William S. / 1951 - 1962


Ernest Joseph Lapete:  Burlington Free Press, Saturday, 23 December 1995:  Mr. Ernest J. LaPete, 80, of 19 Henry Court in Burlington and formerly of Allentown, N.H., died Friday, Dec. 22, 1995, in the Veterans Administration Medical Center in White River Junction after a lengthy illness.  The son of Levi and Alvina (Despers) LaPete, Mr. LaPete was born in Barton, Vt.  He had lived in Bethlehem and Manchester and had spent 18 years in Allentown before moving to Burlington in 1990.  Prior to his retirement he had been a heavy machinery operator for Audley Construction and Manchester Sand and Gravel.  After retirement he had worked at Memorial Field in Pembroke on a maintenance crew.  A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, Mr. LaPete served in Normandy and Central Europe and received several honors for distinguished duty including the Purple Heart.  He was a member of John J. Maguire American Legion Post 28 in Suncook.  He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Stella (Worster) LaPete of Burlington; four daughters, Betty (Mrs. David) Gagne of Allentown, Linda (Mrs. Richard) Chasse of Burlington, Donna (Mrs. Robert) Davis of Hooksett, and Bonnie (Mrs. Al) Foster of Manchester; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Raymond LaPete of Dover; four sisters, Marjorie Stone, Irene LaPete, Gloria (Mrs. Richard) Ingerson, and Blanche (Mrs. Kendall) Huntoon, all of Bethlehem; and nieces and nephews.  Calling hours will be today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Petit Funeral Home, Pembroke.  Funeral services will be held in St. John the Baptist Church in Allentown on Sunday at 1 p.m.  The Rev. C. Peter Dumont, pastor, will officiate.  Spring burial will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Allentown.


Maurice J. Lapete:  Tombstone Inscription, Maple Street Cemetery, Bethlehem, NH:  Maurice J. La Pete / US Army / World War II / Jun 11, 1916 - Mar. 7, 1995


Blanche Marjory Lapete:  Blanche M. Huntoon, 81, formerly of Bethlehem, died on Feb. 20, 2004 at Glencliff Home for the Elderly.  She was born on July 20, 1922 in Barton, Vt., the daughter of Levi and Alvinia (Duparo) LaPete.  Mrs. Huntoon attended Barton schools.  She lived most of her life in Bethlehem.  She worked many years for Connors & Hoffman Shoe Co. in Littleton.  She enjoyed gardening and knitting.  The family includes four sons, Robert J. Huntoon and Roger J. Huntoon, both of Lincoln, Kendall B. Huntoon Jr. of Munroe, and Barry A. Huntoon of Whitefield; a daughter, Joyce A. Huntoon of Meredith; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Marjorie Stone of Bethlehem; a brother, Raymond LaPete of Dover; nieces and nephews.  Her husband, Kendall Huntoon Sr., died previously.  Calling hours will be held on Thursday, Feb. 26 from 9:30-10 a.m. in the chapel of the Glencliff Home for the Elderly, High Street, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m.  Burial will be in Maple Street Cemetery in Bethlehem in the spring.  The Edmund Fournier Funeral Home in North Woodstock is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Maple Street Cemetery, Bethlehem:  HUNTOON / Kendall B. Sr. / June 25, 1923 / Nov. 10, 1995 / Blanche M. / July 20, 1922 / Feb. 20, 2004


Gloria Mary Lapete:  Tombstone Inscription, Maple Street Cemetery, Bethlehem, NH:  INGERSON / (reverse) husband / Apr. 22, 1932  Richard R.  Apr. 4, 2011 / wife / Mar. 27, 1932  Gloria M.  Oct. 19, 2000 / son / Oct. 21, 1964  T. Thomas  May 22, 1984



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