Jerome Pitre

1876 Bathurst, New Brunswick – 1953 S. Tetagouche, NB



Continuation of tree (9th child of Joseph Pitre/Elenor 'Helene' Daigle); all known surname descendants:

               8       Jerome Pitre  b: 12 January 1876  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 13 August 1953  S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB

                               +Marguerite Lagace  b: 31 Jul 1875  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 16 September 1900  Robertville, Gloucester, NB [John/Domitilde Theriault]; d: 20 November 1941  S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB

                           9       John Edmund Pitre  b: 15 April 1901  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 24 July 1945  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                       +Mary Eva Imhoff  b: 5 April 1911  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 10 November 1929  Ste. Therese, Gloucester, NB [Alphonse/Emma Pitre]; d: Aft. July 1945

                           9       Joseph George Pitre  b: 13 July 1902  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 23 October 1956  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                       +Marie Theotiste Savoie  b: 3 October 1909  Ste. Rose, Pokemouche, Gloucester, NB; m: 14 June 1937  Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB [Bruno/Anastasie Landry]; d: 3 January 1970  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                           9       Mary Elizabeth Pitre  b: 29 May 1904  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 23 March 2007  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                         +Albert J. Henry  b: 1893  USA; m: 15 September 1929  Beresford, Gloucester, NB [David/Elizabeth Blanchard]; d: 1981  S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB

                           9       Joseph Philias Pitre  b: 12 November 1905  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                        +Marie Antoinette Honorine Florence Gareau (Martel)  b: Abt. 1910  L'Annonciation, Quebec; m: 7 June 1932  Ste. Marie, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Henri/Honorine Chaboyer]

                           9       Alexander Pitre  b: 23 March 1907  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 1986

                                        +Marie Anne Gauthier  b: Abt. 1911  S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB; m: 27 August 1929  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Albert/Marie Catherine Gauthier]

                           9       Joseph Nicholas Pitre  b: 31 July 1908  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 13 October 1909  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                           9       Joseph Leonard Pitre  b: 5 January 1910  Patricks Landing, Gloucester, NB

                                       +Marie Regina Chamberlain  b: 26 March 1917  S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB; m: 3 November 1933  S. Tetagouche, NB [Gilbert/Sara Genevieve Duguay]

                           9       Denis Pitre  b: 2 July 1911  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 14 July 1966  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB  (skull fracture; fell from steps)

                                      +Marie Philomene Daigle  b: 31 May 1917  S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB; m: 22 March 1934  S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB [Samuel/Valerie Vienneau]; d: 2 February 1939  S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB

                                    *2nd Wife of Denis Pitre:

                                      +Macrina Gauthier  b: 21 September 1927  S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB; m: 17 September 1946  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Albert/Catherine Gauthier]

                           9       Joseph Donat Pitre  b: 21 December 1912  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 10 February 2006  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                         +Marie Lea Comeau  b: 18 September 1917  Ste. Therese, Robertville, Gloucester, NB; m: 24 October 1939  Robertville, Gloucester, NB [Edmond/Adeline Helene Roy]; d: 1978

                                      *2nd Wife of Joseph Donat Pitre:

                                         +Marie Cecilia Doucet (Duguay)  b: 25 August 1925  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: Aft. 1950 [Albert/Sara Comeau]; d: 24 January 2015  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                           9       Joseph Stafford Pitre  b: 17 November 1915  S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB; d: 12 November 2016  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                        +Leona Noel  b: Abt. 1920  Robertville, Gloucester, NB; m: 1 February 1937  Patricks Landing, S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB [Majorique/Bernadette Hache]

                           9       Marie Therese Pitre  b: 25 October 1917  S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB

                                         +Downing Adam Smyth  b: 7 September 1906  S. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB; m: 5 August 1933  Pentacostal Tabernacle, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [William/Rebecca Ellis]


Notes for Jerome Pitre:


- 1901 Bathurst, Gloucester, NB:  Jerome 26, wife Margrit 25; living with brother Joseph's family.  

- 1911 Patricks Landing, Gloucester, NB:  Jerome Petrie 37 (farmer/carpenter), wife Margret 35, Edmond 10, Joseph 9, Mary Esabell 7, Filioce 5, Alexander 4, Joseph Leonard 1.


- 1921 Gloucester, NB (Bathurst, S. Tet):  Jerome Pitre 47 farmer, wife Maggy 47, Edmond 19 laborer, George 18 laborer, Phileas 15 laborer, Alexander 14, Leonard 11, Denis 9, Donna 8, Stafford 5, Terresa 3.


Obituaries for the children:
Mary Elizabeth Pitre:
  l'Acadie Nouvelle (Caraquet, NB), Monday, 26 March 2007:  South Tetagouche - At the Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst on Friday, March 23, 2007, at the age of 102, passed away after a short illness Elizabeth Henry, wife of the late  Albert J. Henry, formerly of South Tetagouche.  Born at South Tetagouche, she was the daughter of the late Jerome and Margaret (Legacy) Pitre.  She is survived by three daughters: Marcella Pitre (Donald) and Norma Comeau (Emile), both of Beresford and  Jeannette Pitre (Jean-Claude) of South Tetagouche; two sons: Valmond Henry (Marie-Anne) of Nicholas Denys and Medric Henry (Bernice) of Smokey Lake, Alb.; one brother, Stafford Pitre (Leona) of Sainte-Anne, Gloucester County, as well as 22 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Her husband, Albert J. Henry, in 1981, predeceased her.  There will be no visitation at the funeral home.  The funeral will take place in Sainte Famille Church, St. Pierre avenue, Bathurst, Tuesday, March 27, at 4 p.m.  The burial will take place at Ste. Marie Madeleine Cemetery in South Tetagouche later this spring.  For those who wish, the family would appreciate a donation to the Palliative Care Unit at the Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst or to a charity of your choice.  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of Elhatton Funeral Home in Bathurst.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Marie Madeleine, South Tetagouche, NB:  HENRY / 1893 Albert J. Henry 1981 / married Sept. 15, 1929 / 1904 Elizabeth Pitre 2007


Joseph Donat Pitre:  Elhatton’s Funeral Home (Bathurst, NB):  Donat Pitre, of the Villa Chaleur, Bathurst, passed away on Friday (February 10, 2006) at his residence at the age of 93.  Born in South Tetagouche, he was the son of the late Jerome and Marguerite (Lagace) Pitre.  He was pre-deceased by his first wife Lea (Comeau) Pitre in 1978.  He is survived by his wife, Cecilia Duguay.  Eight children from his first marriage: Four sons: Avila Pitre (Adrienne) of Robertville, Yvon Pitre (Nicole) and Edmond Pitre (Francine) both of Ste Anne, Glou. Co., Jean-Louis Pitre of Bathurst; Four daughters: Jeannine Legacy (Alex) of Nigadoo, Diane Comeau (Paul) of Bathurst, Lorraine Ouelette (André) and Laurette Doiron (Léo) both of Tracadie-Sheila, NB; One brother: Stafford Pitre (Leona) of Ste Anne, Glou. Co.; One sister: Elizabeth 'Bella' Henry (late Albert) of LaPlante; Five step-grandchildren: Marguerite Robichaud (Gerald) of Allardville, Jean-Paul Duguay (Ida) of South Tetagouche, Alfred Duguay of Saint John, NB, Maria Gauvin (Leonard) of Allardville, Patrice Duguay (Debbie) of Bathurst, 20 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  He was pre-deceased by six brother; Edmund, Georges, Philias, Alexandre, Léonard, Denis and a sister, Therese.  The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday evening (February 13, 2006) at Elhatton's Funeral Home, Bathurst, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday afternoon (February 14, 2006) at 4:00 p.m. from Holy Rosary Church, St. Peter Ave, Bathurst. Burial will be in the parish cemetery in the spring.


Joseph Stafford Pitre:  Elhatton’s Funeral Home (Bathurst, NB): Stafford Pitre (photo) 1915 - 2016:  Sainte-Anne, Glou. Co., NB - Stafford Pitre of Sainte-Anne, Glou. Co., passed away on Saturday November 12, 2016, at the age of 100, at the Chaleur Regional Hospital, Bathurst.  Born in South Tetagouche, he was the son of the late Jerome and Marguerite (Legacy) Pitre.  He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.  He is survived by his wife of 79 years, Léona (Noël) Pitre, and his ten children: Stanisclaus (Malvina), Evangelist (late Joanne), Agatha Doucet (Roger), Harold (Jeannette), Carson (Raymonde), Rose-Helen Jackson (late David) and Joan Legacy (Raymond) all of Sainte-Anne, Harvey (Helen), Levin (Tina) both of Ontario and Wanita Legacy (Eloi) of Middle River.  34 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.  Several nieces and nephews.  Three daughters-in-law: Marie-Rose Pitre of Sainte-Anne, Gladys Pitre of Ontario and Claudine Pitre of Hamilton.  One son-in-law, Gerard Landry of Bathurst.  He was predeceased by three sons: Clinton, Rodrick, Kenneth; a daughter, Mariette Landry and several brothers and sisters.  There will be no visitation at the funeral home.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday afternoon November 16, 2016, at 4 p.m. from Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Bathurst.  Donations in memory of Stafford may be made to a charity of the donors choice.  Arrangements are in the care of Elhatton 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:  5 April 2022.