Obituaries

Renald J. ‘Pit’ Clavette (1956—2018)

VAN BUREN, Maine — Renald J. ‘Pit’ Clavette, 61, passed away on May 5, 2018, in Caribou. He was born on July 3, 1956, in Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada, the son of Alphonse and Cecile (Thibeault) Clavette.

Pit was a self-employed carpenter in the Van Buren area for many years and was a member of St. Bruno-St. Remi Catholic Church. Surviving in addition to his wife, Rita (Michaud) Clavette of Van Buren, are his daughter, Jamie Thibodeau  and her partner, Aaron Bragg of Washburn; five sisters and brothers-in-law, Jeanine and Leo Paul Soucy, Alvine and Jean Paul Gagnon, Viola and Reni Roy, all of Green River, New Brunswick, Cecila and Fernand Cyr of Gardner, MA, and Diane and Frank Wright of St. Leonard N.B.; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Roger and Jeanine Clavette, and Origine Clavette and his companion, Dianne Bergeron, all of St. Leonard, New Brunswick; and his special friends, Mike and Stephanie Bressett, as well as many nieces and nephews.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018, from St. Bruno-St. Remi Catholic Church.

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