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Would Nieces and Nephews of Pete (children of the decedent’s brother and sisters) be distributees of the decedent (Pete) only if their parent (a sibling of the decedent) died before the Decedent (Pete) died?
Those children commonly take their deceased parent's share by representation. So the Answer to your question is "Yes". See NY Code 1-2.16 http://codes.lp.findlaw.com/nycode/EPT/1/2/1-2.16
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This was a two part Question!
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Your entire your question was about intestate succession. If the second part is the single sentence that you quoted, "Would Living Brothers and Sisters of the Decedent will be distributees?" What you are asking, is not clear. Please provide more details about what you are trying to ascertain. Thank you.