Robert Pitre

1895 Bloomfield, PEI 1984 New Brunswick



Continuation of tree (4th child of Augustin Pitre/Marie Evelyn Buote); all known surname descendants:

                 9       Robert Pitre  b: 14 July 1895  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 28 September 1984

                                  +Marie Albina 'Claire' Perry  b: 20 April 1891  St. Francois de Sales, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; m: 15 September 1920  St. Francois de Sales, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Paul/Marguerite Chaisson]; d: 26 December 1989  Collette, Northumberland, NB

                          10         Marie Anne Edmee Pitre  b: 25 July 1921  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 13 October 2001  Barrie, Simcoe, ONT

                                          +Joseph Joachime Benjamin Lavoie  b: 22 February 1920  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; m: 4 April 1942  St. Francois de Sales, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Alyre/Delphine Arseneau]; d: 4 August 1982  Barrie, Simcoe, ONT

                          10         Marie Anida Pitre  b: 3 September 1923  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 5 July 2017

                                          +Joseph Marc Ernest Caissie  b: 21 September 1924  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; m: 14 July 1954  St. Francois de Sales, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Henri/Rosalie Richard]

                          10         Joseph Jean Leonard Pitre  b: 28 December 1925  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: Aft. August 2022

                                          +Germaine Arsenault  b: 20 April 1930  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; m: 7 November 1950  St. Francois de Sales, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Joseph/Yvonne Barriault]; d: 15 September 1985

                          10         Joseph Eric Pitre  b: 25 November 1927  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 25 April 1975  Collette, Northumberland, NB

                                          +Marie Therese Yvette Gallant  b: 13 December 1933  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; m: 15 February 1955  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Alfred/Julianne Gallant]; d: 2 June 2023  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                          10         Joseph Jean 'Richard' Pitre  b: 9 December 1929  Collette, Northumberland, NB; d: 24 December 2006  Caraquet, Gloucester, NB

                                          +Marie Melanie Roy  b: 26 November 1930  Collette, Northumberland, NB; m: 30 May 1950  St. Francois de Sales, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Joseph/Emma Bulger]

                          10         Joseph Gerald Pitre  b: 26 July 1930  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 19 January 1932  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                          10         Gerald Pitre  b: 13 June 1932  Colette, Northumberland, NB; d: 30 August 2022  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                                          +Eva Gallant  b: 11 December 1937  Colette, Northumberland, NB; m: 14 July 1959  Colette, Northumberland, NB [Benoit/Melanie Buley]; d: Aft. August 2022

                          10         Lillianne Pitre  b: 22 November 1934; d: Aft. August 2022

                                          +Arnold Schuch    m: 22 July 1961

                          10         Alice Pitre    d: Aft. August 2022

                                          +Roger Hachey



Notes for Robert Pitre:


- 1911 Rogersville, Northumberland, New Brunswick:  Augustin Pitre 47 (farmer), wife Eveline 40, Albert 21, Rose 17, Robert 15, Genevieve 13, Philomene 10, Catherine 7, Guillaume 5, Eveline 2. 


- 1921 Collett, Northumberland, NB:  Robert Pitre 25, Marie 29.


- 1931 Rogersville, Northumberland, NB:  Robert Pitre 35 butcher, wife Albina 40, Edmee 9, Anida 7, Leonard 5, Eric 3, Richard 2, Gerald 11 months; lodger Alice Bernard 20.


Tombstone Inscription, Notre Dame de Fatima Cemetery, Collette, NB:  PITRE / 1895 Robert Pitre 1984 / son epouse / 1891 Albina Perry 1989


Notes for Marie Albina 'Claire' Perry:

Obituary:  Robert Pitre (Mrs.) of Colette, NB, died Dec. 26, 1989 at age 98, born Albina Perry in Pleasant Ridge to Paul Perry and Marguerite Chiasson.  Widow.  Died, her son Eric.  Leaves four daughters: Edmee Lavoie and Lilianne (Arnold Schuch) both of Barrie, Ont., Anida (Ernest Caissie) and Alice (Roger Hachey) both of Rogersville; three sons: Gerald with whom she resided, Richard and Leonard all of Colette; one sister Jane Doucet of Chatham, 36 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.      


Obituaries for the children:

Gerald Pitre:  1932-2022 Collette:  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gerald Pitre on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at the Foyer Assomption in Rogersville, at the age of 90.  Born in Collette on June 13, 1932, he was the son of the late Robert Pitre and the late Albina Pitre (nee: Perry).  Gerald has worked different trades in his life: pipefitter, welder, trucker and with his sawmill.  He also owned his own business with his wife.  A man of great heart, he has volunteered extensively, notably as a member of the St. John Ambulance Volunteer Brigade, Chairman of the Collette Cemetery Committee and as a member of the Royal Legion Branch 38 of Rogersville (where he served as President for several years).   He was an extraordinary father and grandfather;  He enjoyed fishing, doing activities with his family and spending a lot of time in his garage.  Gerald is survived by his wife of 63 years, Eva (Gallant) Pitre; his children: Debbie (Mike Doiron), Renald (Kim), Jean-Louis (Serge), Bobby (Lisa), Marc (Janice) and Michel (Terri); his grandchildren: Luc (Jessica), Chantalle (Shawn), Cheryl Lee (Robert), Joey, Claude, Christopher, Genevieve, Olivia, Ariel, Mia, Alex, Jeremie and Josiane, as well as his two great-grandchildren: Ryland and Kaai.  Gerald is also survived by his brother, Leonard; his sisters: Lillian and Alice, as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews.  Besides his parents, Gerald was predeceased by one son, Joseph Benoit (baby); three brothers: Richard, Gerald (who died in childhood) and Eric and two sisters: Edmee and Anida.   The family will receive family and friends starting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, at Salon La Colombe Ltee, Rogersville, NB.  The funeral mass will be celebrated at Notre-Dame-de-Fatima de Collette (Collette Community Centre) on Friday, September 2 at 11:30 am.  Visiting hours: Thursday, September 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday, September 2 from 9:30 a.m. until time of departure for the funeral.  The family wishes to deeply thank the staff of Foyer Assomption for all the care provided to our dear Gerald during his last years.  In memory of Gerald, a contribution to the Collette Cemetery or to the Palliative Care Chamber of the Foyer Assomption would be greatly appreciated by the family.  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of the Cooperative Funeraire "La Colombe" Ltee de Tracadie.



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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), obituaries, tombstones.

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


Last updated:  22 June 2023.