Joseph Oscar Pitre

1900 Matapedia, Quebec 1986 Fort Myers, Florida

 

 

Continuation of tree (4th child of Jerome Pitre/2nd Wife Marie Anne Emerentienne Poirier); all known surname descendants:

               9       Joseph Oscar Pitre b: 16 January 1900 St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 1 May 1986  Fort Myers, Lee, FL

                                 +Marie Philomene Irene Beaulieu  b: 2 August 1901  St. Enfant Jesus, Montreal, QUE; m: 30 April 1946  Notre Dame, Montreal, QUE [Joseph/Philomene Bergeron]; d: 15 March 1974  Detroit, Wayne, MI

 

 

Notes for Joseph Oscar Pitre:

Census

- 1921 Matapedia, Bonaventure, Quebec:  Jerome A. Pitre 60 farmer, wife Ana 44, Oscar 21, Antoine 17, Leonidas 15, Leo Paul 13, Sylvio 11, Albertina 6, Leona 4, Gracia 2.  (St. Alexis)

 

- 1930 Detroit, Wayne, Michigan:  Oscar Pitre 30 (Can) machine operator/auto factory, lodging.

 

- 1940 Detroit, Wayne, MI:  Oscar Pitre 40 welder/auto factory [1975 East Jefferson Avenue]

 

- 1950 Detroit, Wayne, MI:  Joseph O. Pitre 50, wife Irene 48, roomers Paul Bau 38 & Bernice Sikes 58.

 

Border crossing from Canada to US, June 1923 at Buffalo, NY:  Oscar Pitre, age 22 of Bridgeberg, ONT; father Jerome of St. Alexis; b. Quebec.

Border crossing from Canada to US, 12 Feb 1929 at Detroit, MI:  Joseph O. Pitre, 29y1m, single, farmer, b. St. Alexis, mother Marie Pitre of St. Alexis.

 

WWII Records:  Joseph Oscar Pitre, res. 1975 E. Jefferson, Detroit, MI: b. 16 Jan 1900 Matapedia, QUE; 5'8", 146 lbs., gray eyes & black hair, ruddy complexion; 16 Feb 1942 Detroit, MI.

 

Obituary:  News Press (Ft. Myers, FL), Saturday, 10 May 1986:  J. Oscar Pitre, 86, of Fort Myers died May 1, 1986 at his residence.  An 8 year resident formerly of Detroit, Mich.  Mr. Pitre is survived by two sisters, Bertha Pitre, Montreal, Ca. and Grace Kavanaugh of Anchorage, Alaska.  Private arrangements by Harvey-Engelhardt Funeral Home and Crematory.  The family would prefer memorials to Hope Hospice of Fort Myers.

 

Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Alexis Cemetery, Matapedia, QUE:  PITRE / Jerome 1860 - 1926 / son epouse / Anna Poirier / 1876 - 1957 / Oscar 1900 / son epouse / Irene Beaulieu / 1901 - 1974 / Maria 1903 - 1930 / Leonidas 1905 - 1967 / Leona 1916 - 1970 / Sylvio 1909  /  Leopold 1907 / Bertha 1914 / Gracia 1918.    Another stone:  A la douce memoire de / feu Jerome Pitre / epoux de / Dame Anna Poirier / decede / le 9 Juillet 1926

 

Notes for Marie Philomene Irene Beaulieu:

Obituary:  Detroit Free Press (MI), Sunday, 17 March 1974:  Pitre, Irene, March 15.  Wife of Oscar at the Verheyden Funeral Home, until Sunday evening at 10.  Rosary Sunday evening at 8.  Interment Montreal, Quebec.

 

 

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Last updated:  30 November 2023.