Adam Joseph Pitre

1899 Houma, Louisiana 1952 New Orleans, LA



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Harris Pitre/Elizabeth Madeleine Pontiff); all known surname descendants:

                9          Adam Joseph Pitre  b: 10 December 1899  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 22 June 1952  New Orleans, LA

                                  +Alice A. Vince  b: 5 September 1898  Franklin, LA; m: 2 July 1918  Calumet, LA [John J./Marie Therese Lawrence]; d: 15 October 1969  New Orleans, LA

                           10        Adam Joseph Pitre  b: 12 February 1920  New Orleans, LA; d: 17 December 1982  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                                          +Rita Susie Wiebelt  b: 29 September 1920  New Orleans, LA; m: 23 January 1943 [Andrew George/Ellen Ryder]; d: 6 October 2000  Hammond, Tangipahoa, LA              



Notes for Adam Joseph Pitre:


- 1920 New Orleans, Louisiana:  Adam Pitre 20 ship welder, wife Alice 20, brother-in-law Buck Vicknair 19 longshoreman, sister-in-law Daisy Vicknair 17.   (St. Thomas St.)


- 1930 New Orleans, LA:  Adam Jos. Pitre 30, wife Alice 30, Adam J. Jr. 10, widowed father Harris Pitre 54.  [Second St.]


- 1940 New Orleans, LA:  Adam Pitre Sr. 40 welder/dry dock, wife Alice 41, Adam Jr. 20 machinist/barrell factory  [536 Josephine Street]

- 1950 New Orleans, LA:  Adam Pitre 50 welder/oil co., wife Alice 51.

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 24 June 1952 - Of 520 Bellecastle street, on Sunday, June 22, 1952, at 8:40 o'clock p.m., Adam Joseph Pitre Sr., beloved husband of Alice Vince; father of Adam Joseph Pitre Jr.; brother of Valerie Pitre, Mrs. Annie Muscarello and Mrs. Eva Falgout; grandfather of Cynthia and A.J. Pitre III, aged 52 years, a native of Assumption parish and a resident of this city for 35 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Orinite Chemical Company, Jackson Brewing Company, Moore Steel, Inc., and Liquid Carbonic, Inc., are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Leitz-Eagan funeral home, 2241 Magazine street, cornor Philip street, on Tuesday afternoon, June 24, 1952, at 1:45 o'clock, followed by religious services at St. Henry's church.  Interment in St. Joseph cemetery.


Notes for Alice A. Vince:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 16 October 1969:  Mrs. Alice Zince Pitre, on Wednesday morning, October 15, 1969, at 7:00 o'clock, wife of the late Adam J. Pitre Sr., mother of Adam J. Pitre Jr., grandmother of A.J. Pitre III and Mrs. W. John McHale Jr.; also survived by 2 grandchildren; age 71 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the McMahon-Coburn-Briede Funeral Home, 600 Moss Street on Thursday afternoon, October 16, 1969 at 2:00 o'clock, followed by religious services at St. Alphonsus Church.  Interment St. Joseph No. 2 Cemetery.  Friends may call on Wednesday evening after 7 o'clock.


Obituary for the son:

Adam Joseph Pitre: Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 19 December 1982:  Adam Joseph (A.J.) Pitre Jr., on Friday, December 17, 1982, beloved husband of Rita Wiebelt Pitre; father of Cynthia McHale and Adam Joseph Pitre III, son of the late Alice Vince Pitre and Adam Joseph Pitre Sr., grandfather of John, Michael and Steven McHale, and Luke Pitre, age 62 years, a native of New Orleans, and a resident of Metairie for 27 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home Chapel, 4747 Veterans Blvd. near Clearview, on Monday, December 20, 1082 at 1:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial in Leitz-Eagan Chapel.  Interment in St. Joseph No. 1 Cemetery.  Friends may call after 1:00 p.m. Sunday.



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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- South Louisiana Records: Church and Civil Records of Lafourche-Terrebonne Parishes  (Rev. Hebert)

- Some Louisiana deaths in RED taken from obituaries or the Louisiana Deaths collection (which includes spouses/parents).

- Some birthdates in RED taken from Social Security records based on obituary/tombstone inscription deathdate.


Last updated:  27 May 2022.