Xavier Pitre

1871 Rustico, PEI – 1955 Rogersville, New Brunswick



Continuation of tree (5th child of Joseph 'Raffe' Pitre/Marie Gallant); all known surname descendants:

                8          Xavier Pitre  b: 10 February 1871  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: 14 May 1955 Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                                   + Rosaline Blaquiere  b: 23 February 1891  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; m: 1 September 1913  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Joseph/Charlotte Pitre]; d: 8 May 1977  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                          9           Joseph Pius Pitre  b: 14 October 1914  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 5 April 1983  Collette, Northumberland, NB

                                         + Evelyn Joyce Swindell  b: 11 January 1924  Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England; m: 6 August 1947  St Georges Anglican Church, Moncton, Northumberland, NB [Francis Henry/Florence Emily Greatorex]

                          9           Marie Lorette Pitre  b: 7 November 1916  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 1979  Collette, Northumberland, NB

                                         + Joseph Francois Black  b: 19 February 1903  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; m: 18 September 1934  St. John the Baptist, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Frank/Marie Doucet]; d: 7 March 1957  Newcastle, Northumberland, NB

                          9           Joseph Francis Xavier Pitre  b: 22 October 1918  Collette, Northumberland, NB; d: 31 March 2006  St. John, NB

                                         + Mary Vitaline Meunier  b: 17 February 1916  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; m: 8 June 1941  St. Francois de Sales, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Felix/Marguerite Mazerolle]; d: Bef. March 2006

                          9           Marie Lucie Bella Pitre  b: 8 September 1920  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 11 September 2003  Moncton, Westmorland, NB

                                         + Joseph Jaddus Alire Leblanc  b: 14 June 1912  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; m: 20 June 1938  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Alban/Helene Hache]; d: 1986

                          9           Mary Regina Pitre  b: 27 January 1923  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 2015

                                         +Maximillien Collette  b: 30 March 1895  St. Mary, Kent, NB; m: 28 November 1946  Church of the Assumption, West St. John, NB [Napoleon/Genevieve Pellerin]

                          9           Joseph Victor Pitre  b: 23 February 1925  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: Bef. September 2003

                          9           Marie Rosalie Pitre  b: 29 August 1926   Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 20 September 2022  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                                         + Edgar Martin  b: Abt. 1928  St. Jean, NB; m: 30 September 1952  St. Francois de Sales, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Gustave/Josephine Doucet]; d: Bef. September 2022

                          9           Marie Therese Hilda Pitre  b: 27 November 1927  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: 15 September 2009  Worcester, Worcester, MA

                                         +Yvon J. Maillet  b: 15 November 1926  St. Anne, Kent, NB; m: 29 December 1953  St. Francois de Sales, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Donat/Evangeline Caissie]; d: 14 July 1999  Gardner, Worcester, MA

                          9           Mary 'Marie May Elizabeth' Pitre  b: Abt. 1930  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: Aft. September 2009

                                         + Joseph Blair Bourgeois  b: 3 August 1920  Moncton, Westmorland, NB; m: 28 May 1951  Notre Dame de l'Assomption, Moncton, Westmorland, NB [Dosithe/Euphemie Bastarache]

                          9           Ambroise Pitre  b: 31 October 1932; d: 14 June 1990  Collette, Northumberland, NB



Notes for Xavier Pitre:


- 1911 Rogersville, Northumberland, New Brunswick:  Xavier Pitre 35 (merchant), widowed mother Marie 71, nephew Leonard 11.


- 1921 West Collette, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB:  Xavier Pitre 48 storekeeper, wife Roselen 30, Pius 6, Xavier 2, Lorette 4, Lucy 8 months.


- 1931 Rogersville, Northumberland, NB:  Xavier F. Pitre 58 merchant, wife Rosalie 40, Pierre 16, Laurette 13, Francis 12, Bella 10, Regina 8, Victor 6, Rosalie 4, Therese 3, May 1.

Tombstone inscription, Notre Dame de Fatima Cemetery, Collette, NB:  PITRE / Francois Xavier / 1871-1955 / epoux de / Roseline Blacquiere / died 1977


Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Pius Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Notre Dame de Fatima Cemetery, Collette, NB:  PITRE / Joseph Pius / Oct. 14, 1914 – Apr. 5, 1983


Marie Lorette Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Notre Dame de Fatima Cemetery, Collette, NB:  BLACK / 1904 Joseph Black 1957 / epoux de / Lorette Pitre  //  BLACK / 1916 Lorette Pitre 1979 / epouse de / Joseph Black


Joseph Francis Xavier Pitre:  Brenan's Bay View Funeral Homes (St. John, NB):  The death of Francis J. 'Frank' Pitre, husband of the late Marie V. Pitre, occurred on March 31, 2006 at the Ridgewood Veteran's Wing.  Born in Collette, NB, he was the son of the late Francois Xavier and Roseline (Blaquiere) Pitre.  He served with the Canadian Army during WW II having been injured twice during his tour of duty.  He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #69.  He was employed with the DVA Hospital until his retirement.  He is survived by his sons Louis and his wife Martha, Yvon and his wife Claire, all of Fredericton, his grandchildren Lorna, Michael and Jennifer, his sisters Regina Martin of Moncton, Rosalie Martin of Rogersville, Therese Maillet of Gardiner, Mass, and Mary Borgeois of Ontario.  His brothers Pious and Victor and sisters Lorette and Bella predeceased him.  Resting at Brenan's Bay View Select Community Funeral Home, with visiting on Monday from 7-9 pm.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at 12 Noon, from Our Lady of the Assumption Church.  Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery.


Marie Lucie Bella Pitre:  l'Acadie Nouvelle (Caraquet, NB), Friday, 12 September 2003:  At the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont Regional Hospital in Moncton, on Thursday, September 11, 2003, at the age of 83, passed away Marie Bella Lucie LeBlanc, wife of the late Jaddus LeBlanc, of Riverview but formerly of Moncton.  Born in Rogersville on September 8, 1920, she was the daughter of Francois Pitre and the late Roseline Blaquiere.  She is survived by ten children: Laurie Findlay of Vancouver, Anna Dineen of Fredericton, Marie Betts (Robert) and Eric (Kimberly), both of Riverview, Eloi Gerard (Aurelia) of Brampton, Ont., Emile (Patricia) of Medford, MA, Maurice (Eileen), Gerald (Yvette) and Richard (Patricia), all of Moncton and Louis (Sheila) of Saint-Jean; four sisters: Regina Collette of Moncton, Therese Maillet of Gardner, MA, Rosalie Martin of Collette and May Bourgeois of Hamilton, Ont.; one brother, Francis of Saint-Jean, and 27 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by one sister, Laurette, and her brothers: Pius, Victor and Ambroise.  he mortal remains will be exposed from 2 p.m., Saturday, September 13, Frenette Funeral Home, Moncton.  Funeral mass will be celebrated from Christ-Roi Church, Moncton on Monday, September 15, at 11 am.  Interment in Notre-Dame-du-Calvaire Cemetery, Dieppe. 

Visiting hours: Saturday, September 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday, September 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday, September 15, from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.  At the request of the family, a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NB or Peace and Development World would be appreciated.


Mary Regina Pitre:  Tombstone inscription, Fair Haven Memorial Gardens, Moncton, NB:  Regina E. Collette / 1923 - 2015


Marie Rosalie Pitre:  It is with sadness that we announce the death of Mrs. Rosalie Martin (nee Pitre), at the Foyer Assomption in Rogersville, on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at the age of 96.  She was the wife of the late Edgar Martin and lived in Rogersville, but formerly in Collette.  Born August 29, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Xavier Pitre and the late Roseline Blacquiere.  She is survived by four daughters: Gisele (Richard), Annette (Adelard), Claudette (Jean) and Aline; one son, Yvon; 14 grandchildren: Denise, Kevin, Alain, Nicole, Melanie, Michelle, Denis, Lynn, Daniel, Nada, Sarah, Adam, Nadine and Patrick; 16 great-grandchildren; a goddaughter, Yvette, as well as several nephews, nieces and friends.  Ms. Martin was the last living member of her immediate family.  She was predeceased by her husband, Edgar; one daughter, Rachel; a son, Euclid, as well as several siblings.  The family will receive relatives and friends from 9:30 a.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022 at the “La Colombe” salon, in Rogersville.  The funeral will be celebrated at the Community Center in Collette, the same day at 11 am.  In memory of Rosalie, donations to the Chambre palliative du Foyer Assomption in Rogersville would be appreciated by the family.  The family would like to thank the staff at Foyer Assomption for the good care provided to their mother.  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of La Colombe Funeral Cooperative Ltd. of Tracadie.


Therese Pitre:  17 Sept 2009:  Therese M. (Pitre) Maillet, 81, of 12 Ash Street, Gardner died peacefully and returned to her maker, Tuesday, September 15th in UMass Memorial Medical Center, Lake Ave N, Worcester, surrounded by her children.  Born in Canada on November 27, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Rosaline (Blaquiere) Peters.  Therese graduated from high school in Canada, and attended secretarial school also in Canada.  She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, Gardner.  Therese devoted her life to raising her children and being a homemaker.  She enjoyed playing cards, reading, watching religious programs on television and praying the rosary.  Therese was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, Yvon J. Maillet who died July 14, 1999.  She leaves three sons, Ronald J. Maillet and his wife Debora of Leominster, Raymond J. Maillet of Royalston and Paul R. Maillet of Chester, VA; four daughters, Atty. Nancy M. Binder and her husband Atty. Peter Binder of Gardner, Linda M. Maillet and her significant other Lucie Farrar of Loudon, TN, Rachel C. Maillet of Gardner and Paulette D. Maillet of Ashburnham; three sisters, Regina Collette of Moncton, NB Canada, Rosalie Martin of Rogersville, NB Canada and May Bourgeois of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; five grandchildren, Jessica and Katie Maillet, Amanda Algarin, Richard Binder and Brittany Gesner; four great-grandchildren, Jailyn, Anthony and Giovanni Algarin and Emma Binder; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Therese was predeceased by one son, Norman F. Maillet who died in 2006; one grandson, William G. Martin who died in 1982; four brothers, Joseph Pitre, Francis Pitre, Victor Pitre and Ambrose Peters; and by two sisters, Lorette Black and Bella LeBlanc.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 19th from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner with a Mass at 10:00 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, Gardner.  Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Gardner.  Calling hours in the funeral home will be Friday, September 18th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, Gardner, MA.

Tombstone inscription, Notre Dame Cemetery, Gardner, MA:  MAILLET / (reverse) Yvon J. Maillet / Nov. 15, 1926 - July 14, 1999 / his wife / Therese M. (Pitre) Maillet / Nov. 27, 1927 - Sept. 15, 2009


Ambroise Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Notre Dame de Fatima Cemetery, Collette, NB:  PITRE / Ambroise J. / Oct. 31, 1932 – June 14, 1990 / le ciel est --- -- --ge



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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Some deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), death registrations online (1888-1919), tombstone inscriptions.

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


Last updated:  23 September 2023.