Simon Pitre

1890 L'Ardoise, Nova Scotia 1969 L'Ardoise, NS



Continuation of tree (5th child of Maurice Vincent Pitre/Eulalie Rebecca Mombourquette); all known surname descendants:

                 9          Simon Pitre  b: 17 February 1890  Holy Guardian Angels, L'Ardoise, Richmond, NS; d: 10 December 1969  L'Ardoise, Richmond, NS

                                   +Bridget Susannah Lathique  b: 6 January 1896  Main-a-Dieu, Cape Breton, NS; m: 12 September 1917  Mainadieu, Cape Breton, NS [Martin/Mary O'Donald]; d: 21 September 1969  Sydney, Cape Breton, NS

                            10                 Mary Rebecca Peters  b: Abt. 1918  L'Ardoise, Richmond, NS; d: Aft. 1931

                            10                 Cecilia Mae Peters  b: 1921  L'Ardoise, Richmond, NS; d: 1 July 2005

                                                    +Leo Sampson

                            10                 Bernard Peters  b: Abt. 1922; d: Aft. 1931

                            10                 Albert Philip Peters  b: Abt. 1923; d: Aft. July 2005

                            10                 Rita Peters  b: Abt. 1925; d: Aft. July 2005

                                                      +--- MacKay

                            10                 Viola May Peters  b: Abt. 1927; d: Aft. 1931

                            10                 Florence Peters  b: Abt. 1928; d: Aft. 1931

                            10                 Annie Rose Peters  b: Abt. 1930; d: Aft. 1931

                            10                 Mary Catherine Peters  b: 1931; d: Aft. 1931



Notes for Simon Pitre:


- 1921 L'Ardoise, Richmond, Nova Scotia:  Maurice Peters 66 carpenter/sailing boats, wife Rebecca 66, Simon 30, wife Susie 24, Mary 3, Cellia 3 months.


- 1931 L'Ardoise, Richmond-West Cape Breton, NS:  Simon Maurice Peters 41 fisherman, wife Lucy 36, Mary Rebecca 13, Cecilia May 11, Bernard 9, Albert Philip 8, Reta 6, Viola May 4, Florence 3, Annie Rose 1, Mary Catherine 5 months.


Obituaries for the children:

Cecilia Mae Peters:  C.B. Post, Saturday, 2 July 2005:  Cecilia Mae Sampson, 84, a resident of Harbourstone Enhanced Care facility and formerly of Blackett's Lake Road, passed away peacefully Friday, July 1, 2005, with the knowledge that she was now free to go, deeply loved by her family who will love and miss her forever.  Born in L'Ardoise, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Susan Peters of L'Ardoise.  Cecilia is a former member of St. Theresa parish, Sydney, and was involved in the ladies auxiliary.  She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 151, East Bay.  Cecilia is survived by the love of her life, her husband, Leo; three daughters, Patsy Burton (Ralph), Marion Bridge, Carol LeBlanc (Jamie), Livonia, Mich., U.S.A., Marie Butler (Mike), P.E.I.; five sons, John Poirier (Heather), Alphonse Poirier (Aileen), Charles Poirier (Sharon), all of Ontario, Ron Sampson (Sylvia), P.E.I., and James Sampson (Gisele), Moncton, N.B.  Also surviving is one sister, Rita MacKay, Cambridge, Ont.; and brother, Abe Peters, Sydney; 25 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.  Besides her parents, she was predeceased by seven brothers and sisters.  Visitation for the late Cecilia Mae Sampson will be held Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel.  Funeral services will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. in T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel with Fr. Frank Abbass officiating.  Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's Parish Renovation Fund, East Bay.  By request of the family, if flowers are to be sent, they ask that no roses by used because of an allergic condition by one of the family members. 



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Items in RED sourced from Holy Guardian Angels, L'Ardoise registers provided on Patrick B. Burke's website, L'Ardoise Cemetery and Memorial Records, and from birth registrations/baptismal records, marriage/death certificates online at Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics.

- Births/marriages/deaths in RED also from Nova Scotia Antigonish Catholic Diocese (1823-1905) online records.


Last updated:  18 June 2023.