Joseph John Pitre

1910 Bathurst, New Brunswick – 1985



Continuation of tree (8th child of George Pitre/Sarah B. Doucet); all known surname descendants:

                 8       Joseph John Pitre  b: 8 March 1910  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 5 September 1985

                                +Marie Catherine Aube  b: 21 March 1910  Ste. Therese, Beresford, Gloucester, NB; m: 17 May 1932  Ste. Therese, Gloucester, NB [Edward/Alma Hadley]

                           9         Georges Pitre  b: Abt. 1935  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 4 May 2020  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                         +Therese Lavigne  b: Abt. 1936  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 21 July 1953  Ste. Therese, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Vincent/Lauza Chiasson]; d: 20 April 1999

                                       *2nd Wife of Georges Pitre:

                                         +Vivian Kerry    m: 9 September 2000; d: Aft. May 2020

                           9         Alphee Pitre  b: 1937  W. Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 8 July 2008  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                         +Marie Anita Comeau  b: Abt. 1939  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 6 April 1959  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Normand/Malvina Lagace]

                           9         Richard Pitre  b: Abt. 1937  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                         +Patricia Roy  b: Abt. 1935  Robertville, Beresford, Gloucester, NB; m: 17 May 1958  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Francois Xavier/Marie Anne Daigle]

                           9         Jeanette Pitre  b: Abt. 1939  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                         +Emile Comeau  b: Abt. 1939  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 8 June 1959  Robertville, Beresford, Gloucester, NB [Normand/Melanie Logue]

                           9         Anne Marie Pitre  b: Abt. 1943  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                         +Denis Comeau  b: Abt. 1943  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; m: 18 July 1964  Beresford, Gloucester, NB [Normand/Malvina Lagace]

                           9         Yvonne Pitre  b: 13 January 1947  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 19 January 1947  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                           9         Elizabeth Yvonne Pitre  b: Abt. 1949  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                         +Georges Saulnier  b: Abt. 1947  Sheila, NB; m: 17 September 1966  Beresford, Gloucester, NB [Frederic/Phelie Roussell]

                           9         Joseph Pitre  b: 20 July 1953  Robertville, Beresford, Gloucester, NB; d: 21 July 1953  Robertville, Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                           9         Leo Pitre 

                                         +Paula ---

                           9         Anita Pitre 

                                         +Cyprien Poirier

                           9         Brigitte Pitre 

                                         +Raymond Gosselin

                           9         Loraine Pitre 

                                         +Alain Gravel

                           9         Simonne Pitre 

                                         +Roger Daigle    m: 3 July 1971  Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                           9         Anna Pitre 

                                         +Don Bertin



Notes for Joseph John Pitre:


- 1921 West Bathurst, Gloucester, NB:  George Pitre 44 farmer, wife Sarah 47, Emelie 18, Mary 15, Evelyn 13, John 11, Willis 7, widowed daughter Mrs. Emma Pitre 23, Leo 2 months.

Obituaries for the children:

Georges Pitre:  Elhatton’s Funeral Home (Bathurst, NB), George Pitre 1935-2020 (photo) - Sainte Anne, Glou. Co., NB - Mr. George Pitre, of Sainte Anne, Bathurst NB, passed away peacefully at home on May 4th, 2020 at the age of 85.  Born in Sainte Anne, he was the late son of John and Mary (Aubé) Pitre.  George is survived by his wife Vivian (Kerry) Pitre, her two daughters Jennifer (Kevin) Maclean and Trisia (Iohann) Doiron.  His children Roger and Danny (Colette).  His grandchildren, Nicolas (Demy), Renée (Cedric) Arseneau, Dylan and Emily.  Also, one great-grandchild Benjamin.  His step-grandchildren Maxime, Alexandre, Rosalie, Jaxx and Elizabeth.  He is survived by his brother Leo (Paula) Pitre, also by his six sisters Anita Poirier, Anna Bertin, Lorraine (Alain) Gravel, Yvonne (George) Saulnier, Brigitte (Raymond) Gosselin, Simonne (Roger) Daigle.  He was predeceased by his first wife Theresa (Lavigne) Pitre, his son Vincent and daughter Marie, his brothers Richard, Alphee and sister Jeanette.  He was born and raised and went to school in Sainte Anne.  From horse and buggy selling butter in town with his mom to modern day Bathurst.  As a young man he worked at the Sanatorium and Model farm, cutting pulp wood and gardening and he also worked in tobacco fields in Ontario.  He worked in Eliot Lake, Ontario at the Stanrock Uranium Mine.  George was married to Theresa Lavigne in 1953, they had 2 children Roger and Danny.  He moved back to NB in 1965 and worked at the Bathurst Mine, as a foreman until he retired in 1990.  Theresa passed away on April 20th, 1999.  He married his second wife Vivian on September 9th, 2000.  They still lived at the family farm in Sainte Anne where they shared their love of raising cattle, horses, sheep and many other animals.  George was happiest while working the farm.  He will be remembered for his hard work ethic, love of farming and animals, his sleigh rides with his team of Belgian horses, his sense of humor and the love he had for his family.  He will be deeply missed and never forgotten by his family, friends, pets and all who knew him.  There will be a celebration of his life at a later date.  Donations in memory of George may be made to a charity of the donors choice.  Arrangements are in the care of Elhatton’s Funeral Home, Bathurst.


Alphee Pitre:  The Northern Light (NB), 15 July 2008:  Alphee Pitre 1937 - 2008 Middle River:  Alphee Pitre of Middle River passed away at Chaleur Regional Hospital Bathurst, on July 8, 2008, at the age of 70.  He was the son of the late John Pitre and late Marie Aube.  He is survived by two daughters, Suzanne, Montreal and Linda, St. Anne; two sons, Junior, Miramichi and Adrien, St. Anne; three brothers, Georges (Vivian), St. Anne, Richard (Patricia), Taber, Alta and Leo (Paula), Cornwall; five sisters, Anita (late Cyprien) Poirier, Atikokan, Ont, Brigitte (Raymond) Gosselin, Atikokan, Ont, Loraine (Alain) Gravel, Sherbrooke, Que, Simonne (Roger) Daigle, Ottawa, Anna (Don) Bertin, Beresford and Yvonne (Georges) Saulnier, Beresford; a brother-in-law, Emile (late Jeannette) Comeau, Wickham, NB.  He was predeceased by a son, Dorian.  Funeral mass was held at St. Nom de Jesus, Church in Beresford on Saturday July 12, 2008.  Funeral Arrangements were in care of Verret Funeral Home, Bathurst.



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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Some deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), online death registrations (1888-1919).

- New Brunswick marriages in RED also from Vital Statistics Records (online)


Last updated:  4 May 2022.