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Melvina (Peets) Willette (1913 - 1984)

Melvina "Mel" Willette formerly Peets
Born in Tupper Lake, Franklin County, New Yorkmap
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Wife of — married 28 Jun 1942 in St. Alphonsus, Tupper Lake, Franklin County, New Yorkmap
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Died at age 71 in Tupper Lake, Franklin County, New Yorkmap
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Melvina Peets Willette was born 27 Jun 1913 in Tupper Lake, Franklin County, New York, USA. Her parents were: Benjamin Pitre and Justine Vivier.

She was married to Thomas Willette on June 28, 1942.


Melvina Peets: Tupper Lake Free Press, Wednesday, 12 December 1984: Mrs. Melvina Willette, 71, died at 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at her home, 66 McLaughlin Ave. She had been in failing health for some time. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Alphonsus Church with Msgr. Edmund H. Dumas officiating. Interment will be in St. Alphonsus Cemetery in the spring. She was born in Tupper Lake on June 27, 1913, the daughter of Bennie Peets and Jennie Veivia Peets, and attended the local schools. On June 28, 1942, she was married at St. Alphonsus Church to Thomas Willette. He died here on Sept. 22, 1975. Mrs. Willette was active in the St. Anne Society and the senior citizens of Adirondack Adult Center. She was employed for many years at the Oval Wood Dish Co. plant here. Surviving are a daughter, Darlene Willette of this village, a brother, Joseph Peets, Tupper Lake, two sisters, Mrs. Henry (Gertrude) LaBarge, Tupper Lake and Mrs. Lavina Pharand of Masson, Quebec and several nieces and nephews. Friends who wish to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Tupper Lake Emergency Squad.


  • U.S., Find A Grave Index 1600s-Current

NAME Melvina Peets Willette BIRTH 27 Jun 1913 Tupper Lake, Franklin County, New York, USA DEATH 8 Dec 1984 (aged 71) Tupper Lake, Franklin County, New York, USA BURIAL Saint Alphonsus Cemetery Tupper Lake, Franklin County, New York, USA MEMORIAL ID 62261116 ยท View Source URL:

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