Severe Pitre

1870 Rustico, PEI – 1957 St. Charles, PEI



Continuation of tree (6th child of Maxime Pitre/Delphine Gallant); all known surname descendants:

              8     Severe Pitre  b: 6 February 1870  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: 17 March 1957  St. Charles, PEI

                                + Mary Martha Gallant  b: 4 October 1883  Mont Carmel, PEI; m: Abt. 1904 [Maurice/Mary Rose Arsenault]; d: 20 October 1967  St. Charles, PEI

                         9           Mary Delphine Peters  b: 30 December 1904  St. Charles, Souris, PEI; d: 17 December 1980  Souris, PEI

                                        +Peter J. McCormack  b: 3 May 1898  Souris, PEI; m: Bef. 1931 [John Robert/---]; d: 16 August 1968  Souris, PEI

                         9           Mary Caroline Peters  b: 4 October 1906  St. Charles, Souris, PEI; d: Bef. July 2011 

                                        +--- Deveaux    m: Bet. 1921-1931

                         9           Alban(y) Pitre  b: 28 February 1908  St. Charles, Souris, PEI; d: Bet. 1935-July 2011 

                         9           George Henry Peters  b: 9 April 1910  St. Charles, Souris, PEI; d: Aft. 1931 

                         9           Joseph Francis Peters  b: 21 January 1913  St. Charles, Souris, PEI; d: 24 December 2009  Charlottetown, PEI

                                        +Anna Sophia Doucette  b: 14 November 1915  Rollo Bay, PEI; m: 18 January 1933 [Isidore/Mary Bourgeois]; d: 1997

                         9           Rose Ann Peters  b: 18 March 1915  St. Charles, Souris, PEI; d: Bef. July 2011 

                                        +--- Doucette

                         9           Marie Leonora Peters  b: 9 May 1917  St. Charles, Souris, PEI; d: 4 October 1998  Charlottetown, PEI

                                        +Aeneas Ronald MacIntyre  b: 20 February 1918  Millcove, PEI; m: Aft. 1931 [Joseph/---]; d: 22 April 1990  Charlottetown, PEI

                         9           Joseph Alphonsus Peters  b: 8 August 1919  St. Charles, Souris, PEI; d: 13 July 2007  Bedford, PEI

                                        + Mary Angelina Bradley    m: 23 June 1952  St. Michael's Church, Corran Bay, PEI [Daniel/---]

                         9           Ernest Stephen Peters  b: 1922; d: 6 July 2011  Charlottetown, PEI

                                        +Leona Mary Hughes  b: 1930; m: unknown; d: 13 November 2014  Charlottetown, PEI

                         9           Sophie Peters  b: Abt. 1924; d: Bef. July 2011 

                         9           Ambrose 'Amby' Peters  b: Abt. 1927; d: Bet. June 1952-July 2011 



Notes for Severe Pitre:


- 1911 PEI, New Acadia, Lot 56:  Severe Peters 40 (farmer), wife Mary 27, Mary 6, Mary 4, Albang 3, George 1; brother George 22.


- 1921 PEI, Red House (Lot 56):  Severe Peters 51 farming, wife Mary M. 37, Mary A. 16, Mary C. 14, Albany 13, George H. 11, Joseph F. 8, Rosanna 6, Mary L. 4, Joseph A. 1.


- 1931 Red House & Annandale, Kings, PEI:  Severe Peters 61 farmer, wife Mary M. 47, Frank 18, Rose Ann 16, Leonore 14, Alphonsus 12, Ernest 9, Sophia 7, Ambrose 4 (St. Charles).  Also in St. Charles:  Albany Peters 21 hired man.  At Souris River:  George Peters 21 servant/farm labourer.


Tombstone Inscription, St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery, St. Charles, PEI:  PETERS / Seveare Peters / Feb. 6, 1870 - Mar. 17, 1957 / his wife / Marie Marthe Gallant / Oct. 4, 1883 - Oct. 20, 1967 / rest in peace

Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Francis Peters:  PEI Co-operative Funeral Homes – North Shore (Morell, PEI):  Peacefully at Beach Grove Home on Thursday, December 24, 2009, of Joseph Francis (Frank) Peters, in his 97th year, husband of the late Anne Sophia (Annie) (nee Doucette), formerly of Mount Stewart.  Beloved father of Theresa Gallant (Leonard), West St. Peters; Winnifred Murphy, Peakes Road; Bernice MacPherson (Charlie), Charlottetown; Elaine O’Connor (Joe), Charlottetown; Eldon, Charlottetown; Bernie (Teresa), Bentonville, Arkansas; James (Donna), Charlottetown; Jack (Margaret), Cape Cod, Massachusetts; and Hammond (Karen), Stratford.  Also survived by brother Earnest Peters (Leona), Bedford; sister-in-law Mary Peters, Bedford; special friend Catherine Gould, Charlottetown; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by his parents, Sévere and Mary (Gallant) Peters, St. Charles; his brothers George, Phonse, Albany, and Ambrose; and his sisters, Mary McCormack, Sophia Dougan, Nan MacIntyre, Caroline Deveaux, and Rose Doucette.  Remains are resting at the North Shore Funeral Home, Morell for visitation on Monday, December 28, 2009, from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m.  Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 29 at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, Mount Stewart.  Interment to follow in St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank’s memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to the North Shore Funeral Home.

Tombstone Inscription:  St. Andrew's Cemetery, Mount Stewart, Queens, PEI:  PETERS / J. Francis / 1913 - 2009 / married / Jan. 18 / 1933 / Annie S. / Doucette / 1915 - 1997


Joseph Alphonsus Peters:  July 2007:  Joseph Alphonsus "Phonse" Peters of Bedford on July 13th at age 87.  Husband of Mary (Bradley) Peters.  Predeceased by his parents Severe and Mary Martha (Gallant) Peters.  Hillsboro Funeral Home.


Ernest Stephen Peters:  Hennessey Cutcliffe Funeral Home (Charlottetown, PEI):  Ernest Stephen Peters 1922-2011: Ernest Stephen Peters.  Peacefully at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 of Ernest Stephen Peters, of Millcove and formerly of St. Charles, age 89 years.  Beloved husband of Leona Mary (nee Hughes) Peters, and dear father of Joan (Elmer) McDougall, Alan (Paula) Peters, and Stephen (Darlene) Peters.  Loving grandfather of 9 grandchildren Sean, Michael and Maria McDougall, Ryan, Sarah and Luke Peters, Mark, Trent and Matthew Peters.  Also 2 great-grandchildren Jack McDougall and Avary Doucette and sisters-in-law Mary “Phonse” Peters, Noreen Hughes, Catherine Hughes, Mary Sullivan, Stella FitzPatrick and brother-in-law John Hughes.  He was predeceased by a son Kevin Michael and infant daughter Mary, and his 11 siblings George, Ambrose, Frank, Albany, Phonsie, Mary, Rose, Carrie, Sophie and Leonora.  Resting at the Hennessey Funeral Home until 1:30 Friday afternoon, then transferred to St. Michael’s Church, Corran Ban for funeral mass at 2 p.m.  Interment to follow in the family plot in the Parish Cemetery.  Visiting hours at the funeral home on Thursday 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael’s Church Cemetery Fund - Corran Ban or I.W.K. Health Centre.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Michael's Cemetery, Corran Ban, Queens, PEI:  PETERS / 1922 Ernest Stephen Peters 2011 / wife / 1930 Leona Mary Hughes 2014 / infant daughter Mary 1952 / God is our shelter and our strength



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Last updated:  15 June 2023.