Joseph Theodore Pitre

1895 Petit Rocher, New Brunswick – 1984 Beresford, NB



Continuation of tree (6th child of Pierre Pitre/Elisabeth Doucet); all known surname descendants:

               8       Joseph Theodore Pitre  b: 9 January 1895  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: 29 March 1984

                                  +Marie Anne Hilda Degrace  b: 10 January 1901  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; m: 17 April 1918  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB [James/Elizabeth Lejeune]

                            9           Joseph Ernest Irenee Pitre  b: 28 April 1919  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: 3 April 2003  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                            +Marie Eva Pitre  b: 30 January 1920  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; m: 25 May 1939  Beresford, Gloucester, NB [Victor/Marie Anne Godin]; d: 21 August 2009  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                            9           Joseph James Edmond Pitre  b: 8 December 1920  Bathurst Mines, Gloucester, NB; d: 1 December 2004  Toronto

                                           +Marjorie Young  b: Abt. 1928  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 1 August 1944  Sacred Heart, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Edmond/Lorette Thibodeau]

                            9           Joseph Gerard Pitre  b: 11 June 1922  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: 24 February 2001  Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                                           +Marie Cecile Chamberlain  b: 26 January 1924  East Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 27 June 1944  Ste. Marie, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Louis J./Nellie Doucet]; d: 6 December 2014  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                            9           Joseph Arthur Pitre  b: 24 June 1923  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB

                                             +Marie Helene Irene Pitre  b: 28 June 1921  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; m: 15 July 1947  Beresford, Gloucester, NB [Joseph Camille/Marie Jeanne 'Eulalie' Degrace]

                            9           Joseph Leonard Pitre  b: 31 July 1924  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB

                                            +Marie Rita 'Adeline' Boudreau  b: 22 December 1925  Laplante, Gloucester, NB; m: 20 January 1947  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB [Joseph/Brigitte Boudreau] 

                            9          Marie Lydia Pitre  b: Abt. 1929  Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                                             +Bliss 'Blase' Woods Spencer  b: 12 May 1924  Coal Branch, Kent, NB; m: 21 June 1949  Beresford, Gloucester, NB [John Eben/Irene Agatha Hodgens]

                            9          Leofred Pitre  b: 1931; d: 24 February 2022  Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                                             +Georgina Boudreau

                                           *2nd Wife of Leofred Pitre:

                                             +Virginia Roy  b: Abt. 1929  Robertville, Beresford, Gloucester, NB; m: unknown [William Xavier/Florida Boudreau]; d: 12 February 2007  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                            9          Ida Pitre  b: Abt. 1932  Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                                             +Emery Vienneau  b: 13 August 1924  Ste. Therese, Gloucester, NB; m: 12 August 1952  Beresford, Gloucester, NB [Wilfred/Laura Frenette]

                            9          Marie Anne Isabelle Pitre  b: 2 September 1934  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; d: 18 February 1935  Beresford, Gloucester, NB



Notes for Joseph Theodore Pitre:

- 1921 Bathurst Mines, Gloucester, New Brunswick:  Theodore Pitre 25, Hilda 20, Ernest 2, Edmund 1 month.


Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Ernest Irenee Pitre:  l'Acadie Nouvelle (Caraquet, NB), Friday, 4 April 2003:  Bathurst - At the Bathurst Regional Hospital Centre on Thursday, April 3, 2003, at the age of 83 years and 11 months, Ernest Pitre, husband of Eva Pitre, who lived in Bathurst but formerly lived in Beresford, passed away.  He was the son of the late Theodore Pitre and the late Hilda DeGrace of Beresford.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons: Herman (Murielle) and Leo (Viola), both of Bathurst and Reginald (Gilberte) of Beresford; five daughters: Hilda and Carmella (Hermel Vienneau), both of Beresford, Ginnette (Jean-Guy Daigle) of Dunlop, Nicole Bourque and Murielle (Charles Roy), both of Pointe-Verte; a daughter-in-law, Albina Pitre of Bertrand; four brothers: Leonard (Adeline), Leofred (Virginie) and Arthur (Irene), all of Beresford and Edmond of Toronto, Ont.; three sisters: Leona (Lucien Duguay), Ida (Emery Vienneau) and Lydia (Sonny McLaughlin), all of Beresford; one sister-in-law, Irma Pitre of Toronto; a godson, Raymond Frenette of Shediac, as well as 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  One daughter, Gladys; two sons: Daniel and Alvin, as well as two brothers: Gerard and Thelesphorus, predeceased him.  The remains are currently on display at Heritage Funeral Home, 270 Centre Street in Beresford.  The funeral mass will be held in the Saint-Nom-de-Jesus church of Beresford on Saturday, April 5, at 11 a.m.  Burial will take place in the parish cemetery later this spring.  Funeral management has been entrusted to the professional care of Heritage Funeral Home in Beresford.


Leofred Pitre:  Elhatton’s Funeral Home (Bathurst, NB):  Leofred Pitre  1930-2022  Pointe-Verte – At the Foyer Chez Joanne in Pointe-Verte, on Thursday, 24 February 2022, at the age of 91, passed away Leofred Pitre, formerly of Beresford.  Born at Beresford, he was the son of the late Theodore Pitre and the late Hilda Degrace.  He is survived by his wife, Georgina (Boudreau) Doucet of Robertville and six children:  Oliva Hache (Jean-Eudes Englehart) of Dunlop, Marie Doucet (Denis) and Suzanne Lagace (Claude) both of Petit-Rocher, Pauline LeBlanc (Guy) of Ste. Marie, Kent, NB, Michel Pitre (Sophie) and Armand Pitre (Juliette) both of The Pas, MB; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren.  Five step-children: Ovide Roy of Amqui, Qc, Edouard Roy (Nicole) of Petit Rocher, Claude Roy of Beresford, Claudette Angers (late Real) of Beresford and Laurinda Roy of Bathurst.  Several step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.  He now rests with his 2nd wife, Verginia Roy, one son, Edouard and 10 brothers and sisters. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.   Funeral mass to be celebrated from St. Nom de Jesus Church, Beresford at a later date.  In memory of Leofred, a donation to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Heritage Funeral Home in Beresford.



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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:  12 April 2022.