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George Henry Bessette

Male 1896 - 1960  (64 years)


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  • Name George Henry Bessette 
    Born 1896 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Dec 1960 
    Notes 
    • Providence Journal, Rhode Island, Tuesday, December 13, 1960
      George H. Bessette

      George H. Bessette, 63, of 60 Clinton St., Pawtucket, died yesterday at Veterans Administration Hopsital, Davis Park, after a long illness. A World War I veteran, he was the husband of Margaret (Thurber) Bessette.
      A native of Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Henry and Eugenie (Willette) Bessette. He formerly worked at Hemphill Mfg. Co. for many years and later as a toolmaker at Norwood, Mass., Control Co.
      Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Norman Boudreau, West Warwick; three sons, George A., Albert L. and Edmund J. Bessette, all of Pawtucket; three sisters, Mrs. Edgar Menard, Pawtucket, Mrs. James Lennon, Cumberland, and Mrs. Daniel MacLean, East Weymouth, Mass.; three brothers, Leo, Pawtucket, Edmund and Gerald Bessette of North Attleborn, and 15 grandchildren.
      A military funeral will be held Thursday at 8 a.m. from the Prata Funeral Home, 372 Broadway, with a solemn recquiem Mass at 9 in St. Leo?s Church. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery.
    Person ID I17080  14B Jean Besset of Quebec
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2020 

    Father Henry Bessette,   b. 21 Mar 1873, Iberville, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1953, Old Folks Home, Main Street, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Eugenie Willette,   b. 1874,   d. 1933  (Age 59 years) 
    Family ID F6435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Thurber 
    Children 
     1. Edmund Joseph "Ted" Bessette,   b. 14 Jan 1928,   d. 23 Sep 2008  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F7083  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart