Theodore Pitre

1887 Hope River, PEI - 1944 Providence, Rhode Island



Continuation of tree (6th child of Diogene Pitre/2nd Wife Rufine Doiron); all known surname descendants:

                  9          Theodore 'Theodorice' Pitre  b: 16 February 1887  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: 1 February 1944  Providence, Providence, RI

                                   +Rose Marie Walsh  b: 31 May 1885  Guysboro, NS; m: 1 September 1915  Guysboro, NS [Jarius/Mary A. Tomkins]; d: 30 May 1959  Providence, Providence, RI

                              10        Joseph E. Peters  b: 13 July 1916  Providence, Providence, RI; d: 9 March 2008  Middleboro, Plymouth, MA

                                             +Mary Elizabeth Finn  b: 4 March 1914  Brockton, Plymouth, MA; m: 20 May 1942  Brockton, Plymouth, MA [Abraham Edward/Catherine Agnes Flannery]; d: 17 April 1993  South Pomfret, Windsor, VT

                              10        Helen Claire Peters  b: 13 January 1926  Providence, Providence, RI; d: 30 June 2013  Rutland, Rutland, VT

                                             +Morgan Murphy  b: Abt. 1926  Rhode Island; m: 10 April 1948  East Providence, Providence, RI; d: Aft. 1950



Notes for Theodore Pitre:


- 1901 PEI, Lot 22D1:  Diogene Peters 52, wife Rufiny 47, Julia 18, Priscilla 16, Dorice 14, Frank 12, Mary 10, John D. 8, Peter 5, Josephine 2.


- 1910

- 1920 Providence, Providence, Rhode Island:  Theodore Peters 32 shipping clerk/braiding co., wife Rose 31, Joseph E. 3 years 6 months.

- 1930 Pawtucket, Providence, RI:  Theodore E. Peters 42 shipping clerk/braid shop, wife Rose 42, Joseph 13, Claire 4 years 2 months.

- 1940 East Providence, Providence, RI: Theodore Peters 53 chauffeur/private family, wife Rose M. 53, Joseph E. 23 receiving clerk/department store, Helen C. 14.

- 1950 East Providence, Providence, RI:  Morgan Murphy 24 nursery man/retail shrubs, wife Helen C. 24, Mary Anne (Feb), widowed mother-in-law Rose M. Peters 63.

Rhode Island Naturalization Records:  Doris Edward Peters, res. 346 Pine St., Providence, RI; clerk; b. 16 Feb 1887 St. Ann's, PEI; emigrated 16 Sep 1903; nat 1 July 1911

WWI Registration Record:  Theodore E. Peters, 36 Reynolds Ave.; b. 16 Feb 1887 St. Ann's, PEI; motor driver; wife & child; medium/medium, dark bown eyes & black hair; 5 Jun 1917 Providence, RI.

Obituary:  Providence Journal (Providence, RI), Thursday, 3 February 1944:  Peters - In this city, Feb. 1, 1944, Theodore E., husband of Rose M. (Walsh) Peters.  Residence, 2436 Pawtucket avenue, East Providence.  Funeral Friday morning, Feb. 4, at 8:45 o'clock from the funeral home of T. F. Monahan & Son.  So9lemn requiem mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart, at 9:30 o'clock.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend.  Calling hours 2-5 and 7-10:30 p.m.

- Guysboro (NS), Feb. 1 - Theodore E. Peters passed away suddenly at Providence, R.I.  Mr. Peters was born in Prince Edward Island Feb. 16, 1887, the son of the late Tiogene and Ruphine Peters, and married (Miss) Rose M. Walsh of Guysboro, Nova Scotia, in 1915.  The funeral was conducted Friday morning from the funeral home of T. F. Monahan and Son, Providence, with a solemn requiem mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart, East Providence.  Burial was in Mount St. Mary's Cemetery.  Besides his wife, he leaves one son, Joseph E. Peters, second class Petty Officer in the Navy in the South Pacific, a daughter, Miss Helen Claire, a senior student at St. Mary's Seminary, a granddaughter, Miss Anne Marie Peters, three brothers, Isadore Peters, Claremont, New Hampshire, Andrew Peters, Pinehurst, Wareham, Mass.; Frank Peters, Waltham, Mass., and two sisters, Miss Priscella Peters and Mrs. Josephine Doiron, both of Prince Edward Island.


Notes for Rose M. Walsh:

Obituary:  Providence Journal (Providence, RI), Sunday, 31 May 1959:  Mrs. T. C. Peters. Mrs. Rose M. (Walsh) Peters of George St., Barrington, a former East Providence resident for 30 years, died yesterday at Rhode Island Hospital after a short illness.  She was the widow of Theodore E. Peters.  Born in Guysboro, Nova Scotia, the daughter of the late Jarius and Mary A. (Tomkins) Walsh, she had lived with her daughter, Mrs. Morgan Murphy in Barrington for the last two weeks.  Besides Mrs. Murphy, she is survived by a son, Joseph E. Peters of Brockton, Mass., three sisters, Mrs. Louis Carritte of Lynn, Mass., Miss Helen B. Walsh of Boston and Miss Mary Walsh of Guysboro, Nova Scotia and eight grandchildren.  The funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock from the T. F. Monahan and Son Funeral Home, with a solemn requiem Mass in St. Luke's Church, West Barrington, at 10.  Burial will be in Mount St. Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket.


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