May 9, 2021

Peter George Leite


Peter George Leite, age 70, passed away on Tuesday, March 30th at his home in Seekonk, MA. He was born in Providence, RI to the late Arthur Leite and Demetra (Stephanopolous) Leite. He was raised in Providence before moving to Seekonk when he was 10 years old and residing there for his remaining 60 years.

Peter was preceded in death by his parents, his father-in-law, Edward Parmentier and his brothers, Stephen and David Leite. He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years Dori (Parmentier) Leite; mother-in-law, Carol (Chateauneuf) Parmentier; 7 children, Peter, Paul, Tammy, Todd, Demi, David, and Carina; 21 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Constance and her husband, Tom Filkins; sister, Elaine and her husband, Sean Blanar, along with numerous other family and friends.

Peter served in the US Army Reserves. He was hardworking, ambitious and determined in his professional life as an engineer and entrepreneur. He was a loving, humorous and selfless family man. Peter enjoyed outdoor hobbies including hunting, fishing and boating. He was an avid New England Patriots fan who attended countless games and Super Bowls. He traveled many places, including his favorite destination of Aruba. His curiosity regarding the world encouraged his passion for learning about science and history. He touched the lives of all who met him. His cousin and partner in crime, Charlie Stephanopoulos describes him as a man who “always wanted to make the people around him happy.”


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