Leopold Pitre

1861 Rustico, PEI – 1931 Wilmont, PEI



Continuation of tree (6th child of Isidore Pitre/Judith Gallant); all known surname descendants:

               8       Leopold ‘Leon’ Pitre  b: 5 February 1861  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: 12 August 1931  Wilmont, PEI

                               +Marie Gauthier  b: 10 November 1860  Rustico, PEI; m: Abt. 1879  Hope River, PEI [Joseph/Anne Gallant]; d: Bet. 1904-1910  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                          9       Joseph Pitre  b: 15 August 1880  Rustico, PEI; d: 26 January 1964  Summerside, PEI

                                    +Julia Lucy Doucette  b: 18 October 1887  Bedeque, PEI; m: 4 July 1904  Summerside, PEI [Philias/Christina Daigle]; d: 4 April 1954  Summerside, PEI

                          9       Isidore Pitre  b: 22 December 1881  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: Aft. April 1942  North Bedeque, PEI

                                    +Veronique Blanchard  b: February 1885  Prince Edward Island; m: Abt. 1906; d: 6 April 1942  Summerside, PEI

                          9       Andre Pitre  b: 18 July 1883  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: 13 June 1904  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                          9       Charles Pitre  b: 2 May 1885  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: 18 May 1907  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                          9       Amable Henri Pitre  b: 27 October 1887  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: Aft. 1901

                          9       Francois Xavier Pitre  b: 17 September 1889  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: 13 January 1964  St. John, St. John, NB

                                    +Marie Anne Doucette  b: 1 July 1889  Summerside, PEI; m: 29 June 1908  Nelson, Northumberland, NB [Philias/Christina Daigle]; d: 22 January 1915  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                                  *2nd Wife of Francois Xavier Pitre:

                                    +Ann Thibodeau  b: 20 September 1888  St. Norbert, Kent, NB; m: 15 October 1917  L'Assomption, St. John, NB [Joseph/Marguerite Ann Richard]; d: 2 May 1936  St. John, St. John, NB

                          9       Charlotte Ann Pitre  b: 5 November 1891  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: Aft. 1901

                          9       Priscille Pitre  b: 9 October 1893  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: Aft. 1901

                          9       Joseph(ine?) Pitre  b: 16 March 1897  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: Aft. 1911

                          9       John Pitre  b: 15 April 1899  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: 16 May 1917  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB (consumption)

                          9       James Albert Pitre  b: 22 November 1900  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: 1970

                                      +Marie Lumina Hebert  b: Abt. 1897  St. Paul de Plantagenet, ONT; m: 15 August 1923  Val Gagne, Cochrane, ONT [Arthur/Marie Louise Provost]

                                    *2nd Wife of James Albert Pitre:

                                      +Mary Adele Blacquiere  b: 1906; m: unknown; d: 29 October 1968  Rusticoville, PEI

                          9       Claude Pitre  b: 13 July 1902  Summerside, PEI

                          9       Marie Modeste Pitre  b: 11 April 1904  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB


                           *2nd Wife of Leopold 'Leon' Pitre:

                               +Marie Genevieve 'Jeannie' Doucette  b: July 1894  Prince Edward Island; m: 30 May 1910  Nelson, Northumberland, NB [Philias/Christina Daigle]; d: 30 August 1931  Charlottetown, PEI

                          9      Joseph Urbain Pitre  b: 23 August 1912  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 27 December 1912  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                          9       Marie Olive Pitre  b: 22 April 1914  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 30 April 1976  Rustico, PEI

                                      +Paul C. Gallant  b: 7 November 1892  Rustico, PEI; m: Abt. 1930 [Charles/Sophie Perry]; d: 15 April 1971  Rustico, PEI

                          9       Mary Ann Pitre  b: 1 May 1915  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 11 August 1954  Charlottetown, PEI

                                      +James Frederick Gormley  b: 1904  PEI; m: unknown; d: 2 February 1974  Charlottetown, PEI

                          9       Marie Sereine (Theresa) Pitre  b: 29 August 1917  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 12 May 1921  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                          9       Mary Veronique Pitre  b: 15 September 1919  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 15 May 1937  Summerside, PEI

                          9       Marie Angeline Pitre  b: 24 March 1921  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 13 August 2003  Montreal, Quebec

                                      +Charles Wright Loader  b: 22 May 1919  Imperoyal, NS; m: 11 January 1947  Montreal, Quebec [Edward William/Elizabeth Jones]; d: 13 April 2007  Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Montreal, Quebec

                          9       Marie Dora Pitre  b: 7 April 1922  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 15 January 1971  Amherst, NS

                                      +Charles MacKenzie  b: 18 March 1914  Springhill Junction, NS; m: unknown; d: 2 January 1984  Amherst, NS

                          9       Joseph Phileas Honore Pitre  b: 19 August 1925  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: Charlottetown, PEI



Notes for Leopold 'Leon' Pitre:


- 1881 PEI, Lot 23:  Leon Peters 20 (laborer), wife Mary 21, Joseph 8 months.

- 1891 (missing section)

- 1901 PEI, Lot 22 D1:  Leon Peters 40, wife Mary 40, Joseph 20, Isidore 19, Andrew 17, Charles 16, Henri 14, Frank 12, Charlotte A. 9, Priscilla 7, Josie 4, John 1, James A. 5 months.

- 1911 Rogersville, Northumberland, New Brunswick:  Leon Pitre 47 (day laborer), 2nd wife Genevieve 38, Josephine 15, Jean 14, Jacques 8.

- 1921 Collette, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB:  Leon Pitre 54, Marie Genevieve 26, Olive 7, Marie Anne 6, Veronique 2, Angeline 3 months.

Obituaries for the children:

Mary Ann Pitre:  Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Thursday, 12 August 1954:  Gormley - In the Charlottetown Hospital on Wednesday, August 11, 1954, Mrs. James Gormley of 58 King St., Charlottetown, in her 39th year.  Remains are resting at the Hennessey Funeral Home from where the funeral will take place on Friday morning at 8:45 to St. Dunstan's Basilica for Requiem High Mass.  Interment in the Catholic Cemetery.


Mary Veronique Pitre:  Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Monday, 17 May 1937: Died Saturday - There passed away in the Prince County Hospital on Saturday night, Miss Veronica Peters, at the early age of 18 years.  She was the daughter of Mr. Leo Peters of Rustico.  The funeral will be held this morning from Compton's Funeral Home to St. Paul's Church and Cemetery.

- Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Tuesday, 18 May 1937:  Funeral Service - The funeral service for Veronica Peters was held yesterday morning from Compton's Funeral Home to St. Paul's Church and cemetery.  Rev. Father Murray officiated at the Requiem Mass and Rt. Rev. Mgr. MacLellan, D.D., V.G. at the grave.  The pallbearers were Messrs. Ralph and Ernest Arsenault, Edmund Gallant and Henry Peters.


Marie Angeline Pitre:  The Gazette (Montreal, Quebec), Friday, 15 August 2003:  Loader, Angeline (Peters).  Peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital on August 13, 2003 at the age of eighty-two years.  Beloved wife of Charles, dear mother and friend of Ralph (Judy) and Linda (Peter Burrowes).  Loving grandmother of Lisa (Chris Denne), Ryan, Sean and Stephanie.  Angie will be remembered for her warmth and for the loving care and precious smile that she shared with so many over so many years.  Visitation on Friday, August 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Collins Clarke Funeral Home, Pointe Claire.  Funeral service on Saturday, August 16 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Veronica's Parish, Dorval, and burial at the Field of Honour Cemetery, Pointe Claire.  Flowers or donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Tombstone Inscription, Champ d'Honneur National, Montreal, Quebec:  CPL Charles W. Loader / 1919 - 2007 / RCASC, WWII / Angeline M. Peters / 1921 - 2003 / wife of CPL Charles W. Loader


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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), obituaries, tombstones.

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


Last updated:  9 August 2021.