Joseph Philias Pitre

1896 Matapedia, Quebec - 1969 Trois Rivieres, Quebec



Continuation of tree (9th child of Liguori Pitre/4th Wife Veronique Gallant); all known surname descendants:

                 9       Joseph Philias Pitre  b: 15 March 1896  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 26 September 1969  Trois Rivieres, QUE

                                +Marie Elisabeth Martin  b: 22 February 1900  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; m: 11 February 1918  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB [Zache/Catherine Gallant]; d: 31 January 1990  Cap de la Madeleine, Champlain, QUE

                          10         Joseph Leonard Pitre  b: 31 May 1921  Atholville, Addington, Restigouche, NB; d: 15 October 1945  Addington, Restigouche, NB  (driving too fast, lost control of car, dead at scene)

                          10         Joseph Emile Roland Pitre  b: 23 December 1922  Atholville, Addington, Restigouche, NB; d: 21 December 1944  in hospital, near Brussels, Belgium  (fractured skull due to road accident)

                          10         Lorena Pitre  b: 17 March 1924  Shives Athol, Addington, Restigouche, NB; d: 25 October 1924  Shives Athol, Addington, Restigouche, NB  (cholera)

                          10         Joseph Ernest Pitre  b: 17 April 1925  Shives Athol, Restigouche, NB; d: 23 May 1987  Pointa A La Croix, QUE

                                            + Marie Louise Gracieuse Loubert  b: 27 November 1927  St. Simeon, Bonaventure, QUE; m: 14 April 1951  St. Leon, Montreal, QUE [Philemon/Marie Louise Lepage]   

                          10         Joseph Georges Pitre  b: 13 April 1926  Addington, Restigouche, NB; d: 5 June 1992  St. Louis de France, East Angus, Compton, QUE

                                            + Marie Therese Jeanne Mance Arbour  b: 10 March 1930  Ste. Anne, Restigouche, Bonaventure, QUE; m: 18 June 1953  St. Fidele, St. Fidele de Mount Murray, QUE [Mars/Adeline Poirier]; d: Aft. October 2022

                          10         Joseph Clarence Donat Pitre  b: 12 April 1928  Ste. Perpetue, L'Islet, QUE; d: 17 October 2022  Trois Rivieres, Maurice, QUE

                                            + Anne Marie Denise Thivierge  b: 20 October 1936  Ste. Cecile, Trois Rivieres, QUE; m: 21 July 1956  Ste. Cecile, Trois Rivieres, QUE [Adrien/Alexina Pelletier]

                          10         Leo Jules Pitre  b: 19 July 1929  Ste. Perpetue, L'Islet, QUE; d: 1999  Cap de la Madeleine, Champlain, QUE

                                            + Murielle Paulette  b: 26 October 1944  Quebec; m: 2 January 1965  Cap de la Madeleine, Champlain, QUE [Joseph/T. Yergeau]; d: 10 December 1992  Cap de la Madeleine, Champlain, QUE

                          10         Marie Irene Lorina Pitre  b: 9 September 1937  St. Fidele, Restigouche, Bonaventure, QUE; d: 6 October 1937  St. Fidele, Restigouche, Bonaventure, QUE



Notes for Joseph Philias Pitre:


- 1911 Matapedia, Quebec:  Jerome L. Pitre 37 (farmer), wife Ozema 36, Anna 13, Arthure 10, Clara 6, Joseph 4, Jules 2; aunt Anna 72, brothers Alphonse 19 (day laborer) & Philiace 15 (day laborer).


- 1921


- 1931 Ste. Perpetue,  L’Islet, Quebec:  Felix Pitre 35, wife Elizabeth 31, Leonard 10, Roland 8, Ernest 6, George 5, Clarence 3, Leo 1 year 4 months.


WWI records Phileas Pitre; b. 15 Mar 1894, St. Alexis, Avignon, Bona, NB; Shives Athol, Restigouche, NB (laborer); Mrs. Phileas Pitre (wife); 29 May 1918, St. John, NB; 5' 10", dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair (one vaccination scar on left arm).


Tombstone Inscription, Ste. Marthe Cemetery, Cap de la Madeleine, Champlain, QUE:  PITRE / Philias Pitre / 1896 - 1969 / epoux de / Elisabeth Martin / 1900 - 1990 / Leo Pitre / 1929 - 1999


Obituaries for the children:

Roland Joseph Pitre:  Buried Brussels Communal Cemetery, Evere, Arrondissement Brussel-Hoofdstad, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium:  Gravesite Details - Sapper, 3rd Bn. Royal Canadian Engineers. Age 23. Son of Philias and Elizabeth Pitre, of St. Fidele de Restigouche, Bonaventure Co., Province of Quebec, Canada.

- Brussels Town Cemetery, Brussels, Belgium:  Roland Pitre / unknown – 21 Dec 1944 (Sapper, 3rd Bn. Royal Canadian Engineers, age 23, s/o Philias &Elizabeth Pitre of St. Fidele, Restigouche, Bonaventure, Quebec 

- Canadian WWII Service Files of War Dead:  Roland Pitre, add. St. Fidele, Restigouche, Que, b. 23 Dec 1921 Atholville, NB; day laborer; single; father Philias Pitre (St. Fidele, Restigouche); signed Roland Pitre, 1 Jun 1941 Matapedia; disembarked UK 26 May 1942


Joseph Georges Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Louis de France, East Angus, Compton, QUE:  PITRE / Caporal-Chef / Roland Pitre 1955 - 1991 / epoux de / Maryse Castonguay / Georges Pitre 1926 - 1992 / epoux de / Jeanne-Mance Arbour / dans son avion gris 130 322, il est parti love


Joseph Clarence Donat Pitre:  Peacefully, at the Center Cloutier du Rivage, on October 17, 2022, passed away at the age of 94, Mr. Clarence Pitre, son of the late Mr. Philias Pitre and the late Mrs. Elizabeth Martin, residing in Trois-Rivieres.  The family will receive relatives and friends at the Richard & Philibert Funeral Home, in Trois-Rivieres.  Reception hours: Monday, October 31, 2022 from 1 p.m.  A moment of meditation will take place the same day at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.  Interment will follow at Ste-Madeleine Cemetery.  He is survived by: His children: Mario Pitre (Celine Richard), Chantal Pitre and Jean-Marc Pitre (Francine Levesque); His grandchildren: Alexandre and Marc-Andre Pitre, Katherine and Laurence P. Vezina; His great-granddaughter Rosalie Pitre; Serge Vincent (France Gosselin) whom he considered his son as well as his children: Genevieve and Anne-Marie Vincent; His sister-in-law Jeanne-Mance Arbor (late Georges Pitre); As well as his nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.  Any mark of sympathy can result in a donation to the Alzheimer Society of Quebec.


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Last updated:  5 November 2023.