MADAWASKA – Valere F. “Pit” Gervais, 67, died peacefully March 17, 2008, at a Fort Kent hospital. He was born Sept. 21, 1940, in Madawaska, the son of Felix and Phileme (Beaulieu) Gervais. He retired from Fraser Paper after 24 years of service. He is survived by two brothers, Gerard of Hartford, Conn., and Real of Madawaska; and one sister, Agathe Scott of Madawaska. He was predeceased by his parents; one sister, Constance (Gervais) Ouellette; and one nephew, Russel Scott. Friends and relatives may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and noon-1 p.m. Wednesday at Michaud Funeral Home, St. Agatha. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Agatha Catholic Church with Father Philip Cyr officiating. Burial will be at St. Agatha Upper Cemetery in the spring. For those who desire, donations may be made to Edgar Paradis Cancer Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.