Andrew Joseph Pitre

1905 Montegut, Louisiana 1998 Montegut, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (2nd child of Linies Elie Pitre/Marie Lea Julienne Rhodes); all known surname descendants:

                9        Andrew Joseph Pitre  b: 7 May 1905  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 March 1998  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                              +Edna Prosperie  b: 29 December 1906  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 31 October 1929  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Leonce Victor/Emma Chaisson]; d: 4 September 1989  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                    10             Norval Joseph Pitre  b: 6 August 1930  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 19 August 2016  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Elizabeth Ann Englade  b: 5 August 1934  Reserve, St. John the Baptist, LA; m: 29 October 1957  Reserve, St. John the Baptist, LA [Roy T./Clara Kittrell]; d: 5 June 2018  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                    10             Andrew Joseph Pitre  b: 10 August 1935  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 16 July 2019  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Ernestine Lirette  b: 4 November 1939; m: 21 September 1957; d: Aft. March 2022

                    10             Charles Leonard Pitre  b: 6 November 1938  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 25 March 2022  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Elaine Leboeuf  b: 30 November 1944; m: 23 January 1965; d: Aft. March 2022

                    10             Mona Marie Pitre  b: 24 June 1941  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. March 2022

                                         +Leonard Lynn Stoufflet  b: 25 June 1940; m: 11 August 1962; d: 12 September 1984

                    10             Gerald John Pitre  b: 20 February 1943  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 6 July 2016  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +Arlene Grace Leboeuf  b: 27 August 1946; m: 1 May 1965  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. March 2022

 

 

Notes for Andrew Joseph Pitre:

Census

- 1930 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Andrew Pitre 24, wife Edna 23.

- 1940 Montegut, Terrebonne, LA:  Andrew Pitre 34 laborer/rig supply [$1500 house value], wife Edna 33, Norval 9, Andrew 4, Charles 1.

- 1950 Terrebonne, LA:  Andrew Pitre 43 laborer/oil, wife Edna 43, Norval 19 clerk/merchandise, Andrew Jr. 14, Charles 11, Mona 8, Gerald 7.

WWII Records:  Andrew Joseph Pitre, res. Montegut, LA; b. 7 May 1905 Terrebonne, LA; wife Mrs. Andrew Joseph Pitre; 5'6", 170 lbs., brown eyes & black hair, light complexion, scar on left knee; 16 Oct 1940 Montegut, LA.

 

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), March 1998:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montegut for Andrew Joseph Pitre, 95, a native and resident of Montegut, who died at 11 p.m. March 28, 1998.  Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to funeral time Tuesday at Montegut Fire Station.  Burial will be at the church cemetery.  He was the father of Norval and Gerald Pitre, both of Montegut, Andrew Pitre Jr. of Bourg, Charles Pitre of Houma and Mona Pitre Stouffled of Montegut; brother of Allen Pitre of Montegut and Leola Pitre David of Metairie.  He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Prosperie Pitre; parents, Elie "Lee" and Julienne Rhodes Pitre; brothers, Camile, Miller, Bruce and Maurice Pitre; sisters, Oreanna and Rosemary Pitre.  He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  He was an employee of Texaco, Inc. and worked at the Houma warehouse.  Samart Funeral Home of Houma is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tombstone Inscription:  Sacred Heart Cemetery, Montegut, LA:  In loving memory / Andrew Joseph Pitre Sr. / May 7, 1905 - March 28, 1998 / Edna Prosperie Pitre / Dec. 29, 1906 - Sept. 4, 1989

 

Obituaries for the children:

Norval Pitre:  Houma Daily Comet (LA):  Norval 'Peekie' Pitre, 86, a lifelong resident of Montegut, went to his Heavenly home on Friday, August 19, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montegut on Saturday, August 27, 2016 beginning at 9 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.  Inurnment will follow in Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery.  Norval is survived by his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth Englade Pitre, son, Roy Pitre and wife Kathy of Montegut, daughters, Connie Fabre and husband Brian of Baton Rouge, LA; Janet Pitre and fiance Pete Flores of San Antonio, TX; Kathy Pitre of Montegut, LA; grandchildren, Jamie Fabre LeBlanc and husband Zac, Jeffrey Fabre and wife Lauren Hunter; Stefan Pitre and Gavin Pitre; great-grandchildren, Collin LeBlanc and Hunter Fabre; brothers, Andrew Pitre, Jr. and wife Ernestine, Charles Pitre and wife Elaine; sister, Mona Pitre Stoufflet and sister-in-law Arlene Pitre.  Norval was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Sr. and Edna Prosperie Pitre; brother, Gerald Pitre; and brother-in-law Lynn Stoufflet.  Norval was a blessing to many, a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather.  He met the love of his life, Elizabeth Englade and married on October 26, 1957.  Norval loved to travel with his family and thoroughly enjoyed his grandkids.  He was an avid Tulane football and baseball fan.  He retired from Texaco after 32 years of service as a drilling superintendent and served our country in the U.S. Army.  The family would like to thank Haydel Hospice for their care and compassion.  Special thanks to Nathanial and Germaine for their outstanding care to Norval.  Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Pitre family.

 

Andrew Joseph Pitre:  Chauvin Funeral Home (Houma, LA)Andrew Joseph Pitre Jr., age 83, a native of Montegut and resident of Bourg, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 surrounded by loved ones.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation with Military Honors on Monday, July 22, 2019 at St. Ann Catholic Church in Bourg from 9:00am until service time.  A Mass of Christian Burial, officiated by Father Cody Chatagnier, will begin at 11:00am.  Burial will be held in St. Ann Catholic Cemetery.  Andrew is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Ernestine Pitre; daughter, Kerrie Lynn and husband Leonard Dupre; grandchildren, David Naquin Jr., Ryan Naquin Sr. and wife Jolene, Matthew Naquin Sr. and wife Aryel, Kevin Dupre and wife Chrystal; great-grandchildren, Ryan Naquin Jr., Maddix Naquin, Matthew Naquin Jr., Reece Naquin, Peyton Naquin, Katie Naquin; brother, Charles Pitre and wife Elaine; sister, Mona Stoufflet; and numerous extended family members.  He was preceded in death by his son, Clyde Pitre; parents, Andrew Pitre Sr. and Edna Prosperie Pitre; son-in-law, David Naquin Sr.; grandson, Keith Dupre; and brothers, Norval Pitre, Gerald Pitre.  Andrew was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend that will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew him.  He served in the Army National Guard.  He owned his own dump truck service in the 70s, lifted houses, and retired from Texaco, Inc.  He enjoyed the outdoors, bird watching, and riding his tractor.  He loved his friend Mr. Davis Dardar.  They went to church together and created many great memories.  He lived for his great-grandchildren and spent every chance with them.  Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Pitre family.

 

Charles Leonard Pitre:  Charles Leonard Pitre, age 83, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, March 25, 2022.  He was a native of Montegut and a resident of Houma, LA.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Saturday, April 9, 2022, beginning at 9:00 a.m. until a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. with burial following in church cemetery.  Charles is survived by his wife of 57 years, Elaine LeBoeuf Pitre; son, David C. Pitre and wife, Emily; daughter, Beth P. Landry and husband, Lloyd IV; sister, Mona P. Stoufflet; sisters-in-law, Arlene Pitre and Ernestine "Teenie" Pitre, Sandra Ledet, Kay Hebert, and Marguerite Fletcher; grandchildren, Cody, Athena, Blaine, Farah, Gabrielle, MaryBeth, Lloyd V "Five", and Madeline; and great-grandchildren, Reagan, Cole, Caleb, and Reese.  Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Joseph Sr. and Edna Marie Prosperie Pitre; brothers, Gerald, Norval and wife, Elizabeth "Liz", and Andrew Jr. Pitre; sister-in-law, Pamela Kimball; brother-in-law, Lynn Stoufflet; and nephew, Clyde Pitre.  Charles was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.  He was a lifetime parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where he served as a Eucharistic minister, usher, and handyman.  He was a loyal and trusted employee for Texaco for 34 1/2 years and on his time off he was a carpenter for over 40 years.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 272 in Montegut, The Forty and Eight, and Houma Terrebonne Planning Commission.  He coached boys' basketball and girls' softball for TPR.  He was an avid Tulane fan.  Charles enjoyed wood working, making homemade hot sauce with his son, and spending time with family and friends.  He will be dearly missed by all whose hearts he touched and helped.  Charles was called back home to be with the ultimate carpenter, Jesus Christ.  He's probably renovating something already.  The family would like to express a special thanks to Dr. Russell Henry and his staff for their love and care.  The family would also like to thank Paul Duet with Hospice of South Louisiana for his ultimate care and comfort to Charles and the family.

 

Gerald John Pitre:  Houma Daily Comet (LA):  Gerald John 'Hambone' Pitre, 73, a native and resident of Montegut, passed away on July 6, 2016 after a courageous 5 1/2 year battle with pancreatic cancer.  Visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montegut on Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m.  A rosary will be said at 10 a.m.  Funeral services will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montegut on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 11 a.m.  Burial will take place in Sacred Heart Cemetery.  He is survived by his loving and devoted spouse of 51 years, Arlene Stoufflet; sons, Micky J. (Jennifer Ruby) Pitre, Ron L. (Erin LeCompte) Pitre; daughter Nicole Pitre (Chris) Ruiz; 8 grandchildren, Justin (companion Melanie Keppler), Jonah, Shea, Drew, Molly, and CeCe Pitre, Lexie and Emma Ruiz; brother, Norval (Elizabeth), Andrew J. (Ernestine), Charles (Elaine); sister, Mona Stoufflet; Sister-in-law Cheryl (Bernard) Fick.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Pitre Sr. and Edna Prosperie Pitre; his in-laws, Emery and Lela 'Toute' LeBoeuf Stoufflet; Brother-in-law, Lynn Stoufflet and nephew, Clyde 'Bink' Pitre.  Gerald was a retired, self-employed welder who enjoyed his work and the people he met.  He enjoyed dancing, bike-riding, volleyball, gardening, and baking fig cakes and cookies.  Gerald especially valued his time with his family and watching his grandchildren play sports.  He was a dedicated usher at Sacred Heart Church.  A special thanks to Haydel Hospice, Dr. Abou-Issa, TGMC, Oschner Hospital, Mary Bird Perkins Center, and all the staffs.  Gerald will be greatly missed by his family and friends.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Sacred Heart Church in Gerald's memory.  Samart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

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

 

Last updated:  9 August 2022.