Joseph Pitre

1893 Petit Rocher, New Brunswick – 1966 Beresford, NB



Continuation of tree (5th child of Pierre Pitre/Elisabeth Doucet); all known surname descendants:

               8       Joseph Pitre  b: 22 March 1893  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: 1 May 1966  Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                                 +Delia Lavigne  b: Abt. 1894  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 19 October 1915  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Alexandre/Marie Lejeune]; d: 3 November 1918  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                            9           Marie Dora Pitre  b: 11 May 1916  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; d: 16 March 1922  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                            9           Joseph Gordon Pitre  b: 9 April 1918  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 28 December 1921  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB


                       *2nd Wife of Joseph Pitre:

                                  +Rose deLima Jean  b: 9 March 1899  Le Val Brillant, St. Pierre, Matapedia, Quebec; m: 17 November 1920  Belledune, Gloucester, NB [Francois/Philippine Desjardins]

                            9           Marie Elda Claudia Pitre  b: 3 December 1921  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: Bef. February 2016

                                             +Joseph Moses Pitre  b: 30 September 1915  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; m: 10 May 1938  Beresford, Gloucester, NB [Victor/'Marie' Anne Godin]; d: 1998  Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                            9           Marie Irene Pitre  b: 10 April 1923  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: Aft. February 2016

                                              +Joseph Alphonse Degrace  b: 13 January 1919  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; m: 19 November 1940  Beresford, Gloucester, NB [James William/Marie Georgine Pitre]

                            9           Cleophas Pitre  b: Abt. 1925  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                              +Florence Bertin  b: Abt. 1921  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; m: 28 June 1949  St. Nom de Jesus, Beresford, Gloucester, NB [Alexandre/Laurina Arseneault] (separated); d: 21 July 1966  Montreal, Quebec  [car accident]

                            9           Joseph Benoit Elie Pitre  b: 11 April 1926  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: 2 November 1930  Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                            9           Emmanuel Pitre  b: 1930; d: 1997

                            9           Patrice Pitre  b: Abt. 1934  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; d: Aft. February 2016

                                              +Noella Landry  b: Abt. 1941  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; m: 1 July 1958  Beresford, Gloucester, NB [Jean M./Ezella Aube]

                                           *2nd Wife of Patrice Pitre:

                                              +Julienne Legacy

                            9           Harmel Pitre  b: 1935  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; d: 12 February 2016  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                              +Anne Marie Frigault

                            9           Lorraine Pitre

                                              +Jean Pierre Simard

                            9           Patsy Pitre

                                              +Aurele Tremblay

                            9           Angele Pitre

                                              +Gilles Pilotte

                            9           Yvette Pitre



Notes for Joseph Pitre:

- 1921 Beresford, Gloucester, NB:  Pierre Pitre 65 farmer, wife Elisabeth 62, beau fils Joseph 3, Joseph 28, wife Delima 22.  Dora Pitre 5, living with widowed grandmother Mary Lavigne 57, in South Bathurst.


Obituaries for the children:

Harmel Pitre:  Elhatton’s Funeral Home (Bathurst, NB):  Harmel Pitre (photo) 1935 - 2016:  At the Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst, on Friday, February 12, 2016, at the age of 80, passed away Harmel Pitre, he lived in Beresford.  Born in Beresford, he was the son of the late Joseph Pitre and the late Rose Delima Jean.  He is survived by four children: Carole Roy (Rhéal) of Petit-Rocher, Jean-Guy and Greg (Angela Manuel) both of Bathurst and Gary (Mala Whelan) of Toronto, Ont.  Five grandchildren.  One brother, Patrice Pitre (Julienne Lagacy) of Beresford.  Five sisters: Irène DeGrace of Beresford, Patsy Tremblay (Aurèle), Angèle Pilotte (Gilles), Lorraine Pitre and Yvette Pitre all of Chicoutimi, Que.  The mother of his children, Anne Marie Frigault de Petit-Rocher.  Several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by one son, Steve, three brothers, Theodore, Manuel, Alcide and one sister, Claudia.  Visitation will be held at Beresford Heritage Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 starting at 6 p.m. from where a Liturgy of the Word will be celebrated at 7 p.m.



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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Some deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1963), online death registrations (1888-1919).

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


Last updated:  27 August 2021.