Peter Alexander Pitre

1878 Bloomfield, PEI Ė 1931 Boston, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (8th child of Gelase Pitre/'Beatrice' Theodosie Doucet); all known surname descendants:

               8          Peter Alexander Pitre  b: 29 August 1878  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 12 March 1931  Boston, Suffolk, MA

                                      +Delia Walsh  b: Abt. 1883  Co. Mayo, Ireland; m: 21 June 1914  Boston, Suffolk, MA [Michael/Mary ---]; d: 16 December 1930  Jamaica Plain, Suffolk, MA

                                9             Mary Beatrice Peters  b: 27 April 1915  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 12 April 1995  Smithfield, Providence, RI

                                                 +Joseph Agustus Curran  b: 25 August 1900  Boston, Suffolk, MA; m: 3 October 1942  Seabrook, Rockingham, NH [Patrick/Ellen Baldwin]; d: 30 June 1993  Smithfield, Providence, RI

                                9             Marguerite Peters  b: 31 January 1917  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 30 March 1968  Dorchester, Suffolk, MA

                                                 +Arthur J. Bosse  b: Abt. 1902  Massachusetts; m: Abt. 1943; d: Aft. March 1968

                                9             Helen Ruth Peters  b: 23 May 1919  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 11 August 2001  Lewiston, Androscoggin, ME

                                                 +George Thomas Banks  b: 20 March 1915  Lewiston, Androscoggin, ME; m: 7 June 1941  Lewiston, Androscoggin, ME [William/Laetitia M. Lawrence]; d: 23 July 1987  Lewiston, Androscoggin, ME

                                9             William Alexander Peters  b: Abt. 1921  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: Bet. April 1968-April 1995  Daytona, FL

                                9             Cecilia Agnes Peters  b: 15 May 1924  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 4 May 1965  Boston, Suffolk, MA

                                                 +Alfred Joseph Telch  b: 16 December 1913  Merida, Yucatan, Mexico; m: 9 November 1952  Seabrook, Rockingham, NH [Joseph/Amelia Mastabie]; d: 23 March 1998  Brevard, FL



Notes for Peter Alexander Pitre:


- 1910


- 1920


- 1930 Boston, Suffolk, MA:  Alexander Peters 50 conductor/elevator train, wife Delia 46, Mary B. 14, Marguerette 13, Helen 10, William 9, Celia 6   [10 Priesing Street]


- 1931 Summerside, Prince, PEI:  Fidel Perry 55 salesman/general store, wife Della 52, Earl 22, boarders Charles Arsenault 47 tailor/menís clothing, wife Cecilia 48, Ralph 12, Cecilia Peters 7.


Massachusetts naturalization declaration of intention:  Peter Alexander Peters, age 33, steward; 5'10", 170 lbs.; black hair & brown eyes; res 40 Cortez St., Boston; b. 20 Oct 1879 Bloomfield, PEI; emigrated from Pt. Duchene, Canada via rail arriving Vanceboro, ME 20 Oct 1900; sworn 7 Oct 1913 Boston.     [wife Delia; admission 26 Nov 1917]


WW1 registration records:  Peter Alexander Peters, res. 13 Lamartine Street, age 38, b. 10 Oct 1880, rel Della; tall, slender, brown eyes & light brown hair; 12 Sep 1918 Roxbury, MA


Obituary:  Boston Globe (MA), Friday, 13 March 1931:  Peters - In this city, March 12, Alexander Peters of 10 Priesing st., Jamaica Plain, husband of the late Delia Peters (nee Walsh).  Funeral from the Mann & Mann Chapel, 409 Centre st., on Saturday, March 14, at 8 a.m.  Requiem mass at Blessed Sacrament Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends are invited.  Burial private.  Please omit flowers.


Notes for Delia Walsh:

Obituary:  Boston Globe (MA), Thursday, 18 December 1930:  Peters - In Jamaica Plain, Dec. 16, Delia Peters (nee Walsh), beloved wife of Alexander Peters, in her 47th yr.  Funeral from the Mann & Mann Chapel, 409 Center st., on Friday, Dec. 19, at 8:15 a.m.  Requiem high mass at Church of the Blessed Sacrament, at 9 a.m.  Member of the Ladies' Sodality.  Relatives and friends are invited.


Obituaries for the children:

Mary Beatrice Peters:  The Boston Globe (MA), Sunday, 16 April 1995:  Curran - of Smithfield, RI, formerly of Randolph, MA, April 12th, Beatrice (Peters).  Wife of the late Joseph A. Curran.  Beloved Aunt of Diane Longabaugh of Cumberland, RI, Patricia Rennert of West Yarmouth, and Michael Telch of Austin, TX.  Devoted Sister of Helen Banks of Lewiston, ME and the late Marguerite Bosse, Celia Telch and William Peters.  Graveside Services will be held Tuesday at 11AM in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.  Arrangements under the direction of Cartwright Funeral Home, Randolph.  Mrs. Curran was a former Nurse Assistant at the Carney Hospital, Boston, MA.

Tombstone Inscription, Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree, MA:  Joseph A. Curran / 1900 - 1993 / Beatrice Curran / 1915 - 1995


Marguerite Peters:  The Boston Globe (MA), Monday, 1 April 1968:  Bosse - Of Dorchester, Mar. 30, Marguerite T. (Peters) beloved wife of Arthur J., mother of Diane M. Bosse, sister of Mrs. Joseph (Beatrice) Curran, of Randolph, Mrs. George (Helen) Banks, William Peters, and the late Celia Telch, late residence of 75 Bailey st.  Funeral from the Carroll and Thomas Funeral Home, 22 Oak St., Hyde Park, Tuesday morning at 8.  High Mass of Requiem in St. Gregory's Church at 9.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours Monday 3-5 and 7-10.


Helen Ruth Peters:  Sun Journal (Lewiston, ME), Monday, 13 August 2001:  (photo) Lewiston - Helen R. Banks, 82, formerly of 74 Summer Street, Lewiston, died Saturday at the Russell Park Manor, where she had been a resident for the past four years.  Born in Boston, Mass., on May 23, 1919, she was the daughter of Pierre and Bridget Walsh Peters.  Educated in local schools, she was a graduate of Edward Little High School, class of '37.  On June 7, 1941, she was married to George T. Banks, who passed away in 1987.  She was employed for many years by the Bates Manufacturing Company.  A member of St. Joseph's Church, she enjoyed attending plays, playing beano, and going shopping.  A very loving and warm person, she will be sadly missed by her family and friends.  Survivors include: a son, Thomas of Lewiston; a daughter, Sharon and husband Dale Dawley of Lewiston; a daughter-in-law, Linda Johnson Banks of Lewiston; five grandchildren, Cynthia Perry, Lisa Gauthier, Stephanie Beaucage, Alyson Banks, and Erin Dawley; and two great-grandchildren, Travis Perry and Katy Sue Gauthier.  She was predeceased by a son, John, who died in February of 2000.

Tombstone Inscription, Mount Hope Cemetery, Lewiston:  BANKS / (reverse) Jan. 1, 1887 William J. Banks Mar. 20, 1951 / his wife / May 26, 1885 Laetitia M. Lawrence June 25, 1946 / their son / Mar. 20, 1915 George T. Banks July 23, 1987 / his wife / May 23, 1919 Helen R. Peters Aug. 11, 2001 / Apr. 26, 1921 Edward A. Banks Sr. Aug. 23, 1990 / his wife / Nov. 14, 1920 Adeline Gebauer Feb. 189, 2011 / June 25, 1919 Arthur J. Banks Mar. 5, 1998 / his wife / Oct. 29, 1918 Blanche J. Bolduc (blank)


Cecilia Agnes Peters:  The Boston Globe (MA), Wednesday, 5 May 1965:  Telch - In this city, May 4, Cecilia (Peters), beloved wife of Alfred J. Telch, mother of Michael and Patricia, sister of Mrs. Joseph (Beatrice) Curran of Randolph, Mrs. Arthur (Marguerite) Bosse of Dorchester, Mrs. George (Helen) Banks of Lewiston, Me., and William Peters of Daytona, Fla.  Funeral from the Crosby Memorial Funeral Home, 867 Beacon st. on Friday at 8:15 followed by a High Mass of Requiem in St. Cecilia Church at 9.  Visiting hours Thursday 2-4 and 7-9.  Relatives and friends kindly invited.

Tombstone Inscription, Mount Hope Cemetery, Boston, MA:  Cecelia A. / Telch / Massachusetts / CPL / USMCR / World War II / May 15, 1924 / May 4, 1965



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