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  St Peter's RC Cemetery

Street Address: 73334 Bluewater Hwy
Community: St Joseph
Township: Hay Township (LRE, Lot 4)
Locality: Huron County
Municipality: Bluewater
Province: ON
GPS: 43.437121,-81.701889

Church / Denomination: St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

Registered to* R.C.E.C. of Diocese of London.

In 1856, ten acres on the southwest corner of Lot 4, LRE, was registered to the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation, Toronto. This cemetery was turned over to the Diocese of London in 1904. Located behind St. Peter's Church. Due to breakage or the deterioration caused by the passage of time many of the early tombstones in the cemetery have been lost. Some of the early stones were formed into the memorial cairn. The earlies date on these is of ...Gett, wife of Samuel Boyle, who died November 30, 1856.

The iron crosses found in the old section of St. Peter's RC Cemetery, were used as headstones, with the name of the deceaded inscribed on a metal nameplate. These iron crosses were fashioned by Joseph Ducharme, who learned the blacksmith trade in Zurich ON and Blake,ON. Joseph Ducharme set up his own forge at Drysdale and in 1886 he married Marie Geoffrey. Joseph and Marie had 15 children. Joseph made all his own tools with the exception of his anvil and blower. Hay Township Highlights 1846-1996. pg. 384

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Women, if maiden names are known, will appear under both their maiden and married names.

This index represents ALL visible headstones still in existence at the time this cemetery was visited

PAPINEAU, Alphonse N.   1895 - 1918
PAPINEAU, Dora J.   1905 - 1985
PAPINEAU, Elizabeth   1858 - 1931
PAPINEAU, Fred R.   1898 - 1969
PAPINEAU, Joachim   1845 - 1926
PAPINEAU, Michael Raben   1977 - 2002
PARSONS, Ron   1948 - 2013
PATTERSON, Marguerite S. "Jean" (Durand)   1916 - 2012
PATTERSON, Wilfred G. "Bus"   1911 - 1999
PERGEL, Charles   1924 - 1974
PERGEL, Violet (Thomas)   1922 - 2013
PETERS, Irene   1927 - 1987
PILLANT, Mary Louise   1855 - 1931
PLANTE, Annie   1884 - 1946
PLANTE, Ovide   ? ? (age: 36)
PLANTE, Valeda   1906 - 1986

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