Alexis 'Alexandre' Pitre

1870 Petit Rocher, New Brunswick – 1928 Wolseley, SASK



Continuation of tree (5th child of Jean Pitre/2nd wife Marcelline 'Marie Ann' Roy); all known surname descendants:

               8       Alexis 'Alexandre' Pitre  b: 28 January 1870  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: 27 February 1928  Wolseley, SASK

                              + Florentine Klunck  b: 20 November 1873  Wasselonne, Bas Rhin, Alsace, France; m: 23 April 1895  Sacred Heart, Ste. Anne, Wolseley, SASK [Florent/Catherine Keiffer]; d: 30 March 1937  Wolseley, SASK

                          9       Marie Florentine Pitre  b: 29 February 1896  Wolseley, SASK; d: 27 April 1952  Kindersley, SASK

                                     + John Francis Hogan  b: 27 April 1885; m: 19 June 1918

                          9       Joseph Alex James Pitre  b: 19 February 1897  Wolseley, SASK; d: 11 September 1897  Wolseley, SASK

                          9       Joseph Pitre  b: 28 February 1899  Sintaluta, SASK; d: Bef. 1901

                          9       Joseph Alexandre Philippe Pitre  b: 17 June 1900  Sintaluta, SASK; d: 9 June 1976  Regina, SASK

                                      +Louise ---    d: Aft. June 1976

                          9       Joseph Alphonse Pitre  b: 17 December 1902  Sintaluta, SASK; d: 13 March 1963  Wolseley, SASK

                                      +Romanie DeDecker    m: 16 April 1928  Wolseley, SASK [Camiel/---]

                          9       Marie Louise Pitre  b: 23 March 1905  Wolseley, SASK; d: Aft. December 1976  Red Deer

                                      +--- Burns

                          9       Marthe 'Myrtle' Pitre  b: 23 January 1907  Wolseley, SASK; d: 23 July 1996  Wolseley, Saskatchewan

                                      +Thomas Frederick Allen  b: 11 January 1906  Grenfell, Saskatchewan; m: 15 April 1940 [William Henry/Odelia ---]; d: 12 October 1994  Wolseley, Saskatchewan

                          9       Marie Florentine Eva Pitre  b: 26  July 1909  Wolseley, SASK; d: 15 October 1926  Wolseley, SASK

                          9       Cecile Pitre  b: Abt. 1911  SASK; d: Aft. 1921

                          9       Albina Pitre  b: Abt. 1911  SASK; d: Abt. 1911

                          9       Joseph Raymond Pitre  b: Abt. 1913  SASK; d: 27 December 1976  Sintaluta, SASK

                                      +Mildred Helen Needer  b: Abt. 1918; m: 11 February 1941  Wolseley, SASK [Nicholas/Helen Darke]; d: 27 March 2001  Wolseley, SASK

                          9       Catherine Pitre  b: 27 May 1914  Sintaluta, SASK; d: June 1999  Lafleche, SASK

                                      +Henri Joseph Briere  b: 22 July 1914  Billimun, SASK; m: Abt. 1937 [Joseph Pierre/Marie Valida Mongeon]; d: 12 February 1962  Lafleche, SASK

                          9       Madeleine Therese Pitre  b: Abt. 1918  SASK; d: Aft. December 1976

                                      +Bill Bieber



Notes for Alexis 'Alexandre' Pitre:


- 1901 Sintaluta, Assiniboia, Northwest Territory:  Alex Pitre 29 (farmer), wife Florentine 27, Mary 5, A. Joseph 9 months.


- 1906 Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan:  Alex Pitre 36, wife Florentine 35, Mary 10, Alex 7, Alphonse 4, Louise 1; hired man Harry Large 24.


- 1911 Qu'Appelle, SASK:  Alexander Pitre 40, Florentine 38, Marie 15, Alexander 10, Alfonse 8, Louise 5, Martha 4, J--n 1.


- 1916 Indian Head, Qu'Appelle, SASK:  Alexandre Petre 47 farming, wife Florantine 45, Mary 20, Alexandre 15, Alphonse 13, Laurie 11, Myrtle 9, Eva 6, Cecil 4, Joe 3, Katherine 1, servant Alphonse Gaudreau 26.


- 1921 Qu’Appelle-Saskatchewan, SASK:  Alex Pitre 51 farmer, wife Florentine 43, Alex Jr. 20, Alphonse 18, Louise 16, Myrtle 14, Eva 12, Cecile 10, Joseph 8, Catherine 6, Madelene 3.


Obituary:  The Leader Post (Regina, SASK), Saturday, 3 March 1928:  Wolseley, March 2 - Alexander Pitre died at his home in Wolseley Monday morning in his 59th year.  Deceased had been ill for some months and his death was not unexpected.  He was a native of New Brunswick.  He came West and settled in Sintaluta a number of years ago where he married Florence Flunk.  Four years ago they moved to Wolseley and settled on a farm near town.  Besides his widow, Mr. Pitre leaves to mourn him, three sons and five daughters.  Another daughter died last fall.  The funeral was held Wednesday morning, service being conducted by the Rev. Fr. Poirier at St. Ann's church.  Interment was made in Wolseley Roman Catholic Cemetery.


Notes for Florentine Klunck:

Obituary:  The Leader Post (Regina, SASK), Saturday, 3 April 1937:  Mrs. Alexander Pitre Dies at Wolseley - Wolseley, Sask., April 3 - Florentine Klunck, wife of the late Alexander Pitre, passed away at her home in Wolseley, early Tuesday morning after an illness lasting several months.  Mrs. Pitre was born in Alsace-Lorraine Nov. 23, 1874, and came to Canada in 1893.  April 23, 1895, she married Mr. Pitre, living at Sintaluta until 1922 when they came to Wolseley.  Deceased was a member of the Roman Catholic Church.  She was a very fine neighbor and made many friends.  Mr. Pitre died in February, 1928.  The funeral was held Thursday morning with service at St. Anne's church and interment at St. Anne's cemetery.  Surviving are seven daughters and three sons, Mrs. J. F. Hogan, of Beatie, Sask.; Alex and Alphonse, of Wolseley; Mrs. T. McLaughlin, of Kindersley; Myrtle, of Wolseley; Mrs. Wm. Wolsey, of Drumheller, Alta.; Joseph, Catherine and Madeline, of Wolseley.


Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Alexandre Philippe Pitre:  The Leader Post (Regina, SASK), Thursday, 10 June 1976:  Pitre - Wednesday, June 9, 1976, Mr. Joseph Alexandre Philippe Pitre, age 75 years, dearly beloved husband of Mrs. Louise Pitre, 182 Pioneer Village, Regina.  Mr. Pitre is survived by his wife, Louise, one daughter, Mrs. Jim (Leona) Herman, Winnipeg, one son, Ed, Calgary, five grandchildren, one brother, Joe Pitre, Sintaluta, four sisters, Louise Burns, Red Deer, Myrtle Allen and Madeleine Bieber, Wolseley, Catherine Briere, Lafleche.  Funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 12, 1976 at 10:00 a.m. in Holy Rosary Auditorium with Rev. J. Reidy officiating.  Interment in Regina Memorial Gardens.  Prayers will be held on Friday evening at 9:00 p.m. in Speers Funeral Chapel.


Joseph Alphonse Pitre:  La Liberte et le patriote (SASK), 12 April 1963:  Wolseley - On March 13, Mr. Alphonse Pitre, aged 60 years, died of a heart attack at his home.  The funeral took place in the church of Ste. Anne, filled to capacity with relatives and friends from afar and near to pay tribute to the regretfully departed.  Mr. l'abbe F. Marcotte, cure of Wolseley, made the collection of the body and sang the funeral service.  Mr. l'abbe J. A. Foisy, of Montmartre, and former parish of Wolseley, was present at the sanctuary.  The burial took place at the local cemetery, where his parents rest.  The bearers were: Yvon DeDecker, Albert Levesque, Jerome and Henri Doiter, Jim McClaughlin, and Leo Roy, all nephews and cousins of the deceased.  The honorary bearers were: Charles Bieber, Arthur Dahlman, Emile Tourigny, Ben Schneider, Emile Souchotte and Henri Coursian.  Emile Tourigny and Emile Souchotte made the quest.  Biography:  Mr. Pitre, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Pitre, was born in Sintaluta in December 1903.  In 1928, he married Miss Romanie DeDecker, from Montmartre, and they came to settle on a farm in Wolseley.  From their union, two children were born, a son, Edwin, of Yorkton, and a daughter, Adeline (Mrs. E. Klein) of Regina.  The deceased leaves in the bereavement, in addition to his wife and children, eight grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Louise Burns, of Kindersley, Myrtle (Mrs. Tom Allen), Madeleine (Mrs. Bill Bieber), of Wolseley, and Catherine (Mrs. Henri Briere) of Lafleche; two brothers, Alex. of Regina, and Joseph, of Sintaluta.


Marthe 'Myrtle' Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Wolseley Cemetery, Wolseley, SASK:  ALLEN / Thomas F. / Jan. 11, 1906 / Oct. 12, 1994 / (photo of couple) / Martha M. / Jan. 23, 1907 / July 23, 1996 / Life's work well done


Marie Florentine Eva PitreThe Leader Post (Regina, SASK), Saturday, 16 October 1926:  Wolseley, Oct. 15 – The funeral of Eva May Pitre, 17-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Pitre, who died in Regina, was held Monday, Rev. Father Poirier officiating.  A large crowd gathered to pay their last respects to the girl.  Many floral tributes covered the casket.  The funeral was held from the Roman Catholic church, to the Catholic cemetery.


Joseph Raymond Pitre:  The Leader Post (Regina, SASK), Wednesday, 29 December 1976:  Pitre - On Monday, December 27, 1976, Joseph (Joe) Raymond Pitre, Sintaluta, Sask., age 64 years.  The funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Anne's Catholic Church, Wolseley on Thursday, December 30 at 11 a.m. by the Reverend P.J. Nijssen.  Interment in St. Anne's Cemetery.  Prayers in the Tubman Funeral Chapel, Wolseley, Wednesday evening, 8 o'clock.  Besides his beloved wife, Mildred, Mr. Pitre is survived by 2 sons, Gordon at Wishart, Sask. and Kenneth, 219 Wells St., Regina, 4 daughters, Mrs. Tom (Dianne) Spanier, Wolseley, Sask., Mrs. Wm. (Janet) Slywka, Estevan, Sask. and Joannie and Linda, both at home, 5 grandchildren; 4 sisters, Mrs. J. (Louise) Burns, Riverview, Alberta, and Mrs. H. (Catherine) Briere, Lafleche, Sask., Mrs. Tom (Myrtle) Allen, and Mrs. Wm. (Madeline) Beiber, both of Wolseley, Sask.



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