Allen Joseph Pitre

1907 Montegut, Louisiana – 2003 Montegut, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Linies Elie Pitre/Marie Lea Julienne Rhodes); all known surname descendants:

                9        Allen Joseph Pitre  b: 20 July 1907  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 31 January 2003  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                                  +Iola Blanchard  b: 9 August 1907  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 10 February 1929  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA [Marcel Pierre/Alzina Dupre]; d: 25 September 1979  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Mazie Frances Pitre  b: 15 November 1929  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 13 April 2017  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                                           +Earl Francis Freeman  b: 8 February 1929  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 18 November 1951  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Abbie/Annis Bergeron]; d: 25 March 2019  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Delores Pitre  b: 25 April 1943  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. April 2017

                                           +Dale J. Waguespack  b: 28 September 1937; m: 19 April 1969; d: Aft. April 2017



Notes for Allen Joseph Pitre:


- 1930 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Allen Pitre 21, wife Lola 21, Mazie 4 months.

- 1940 Montegut, Terrebonne, LA:  Allen Pitre 32 electrician/power & light co. [$1000 house value], wife Iola 32, Mazie 10.

- 1950 Terrebonne, LA:  Allen Pitre 42 electrician/electricity, wife Iola 42, Mazie 20 secretary/conservation dept., Dolores 7.

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), January 2003:  Allen Joseph Pitre, 95, a native and resident of Montegut, died at 12:05 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2003.  Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Montegut Fire Station and from 8:30 a.m. to funeral time Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.  He is survived by two daughters, Mazie Freeman and husband, Earl, of Montegut and Delores Waguespack and husband, Dale, of Slidell; one sister, Leola "Nin" David of Metairie; 9 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Iola Blanchard Pitre; his parents, Elie and Julienne Rhodes Pitre; five brothers, Camille, Bruce, Miller, Andrew and Maurice "Charlie" Pitre; and two sisters, Rosemary Michel and Oriana Pitre.


Tombstone Inscription:  Sacred Heart Cemetery, Montegut, LA:  Iola B. Pitre / Aug. 9, 1907 - Sept. 25, 1979 / Allen J. Pitre / July 20, 1907 - Jan. 30, 2003

Notes for Iola Blanchard:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 26 Sep 1979:  Iola B. Pitre, died September 25, 1979, at 6:45 a.m., husband (sic) of Allen Pitre, 2 daughters Mrs. Earl (Mazie) Freeman from Montegut, Louisiana, Mrs. Dale (Defores) Waguespack from Slidell; 9 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 1 brother Macon Blanchard from Montegut, 2 sisters Mrs. Ducie Falgout from Montegut, Mrs. Cora Belanger, preceded in death by parents Mr. & Mrs. Marcel Blanchard, 3 brothers Chester Blanchard, Allison Blanchard, Marcel Blanchard, 2 sisters Mrs. Hazel Hebert, Mrs. Lelia Matherne, member of American Legion, Ladies Auxillary, Sacred Heart Ladies Altar Society, Montegut Homemakers Club, 72 years of age, a native and lifelong resident of Montegut, Louisiana.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend visitation 6:30 p.m., Tuesday until funeral service time.  Funeral service time 3 p.m. on Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montegut, Louisiana.  Rosary 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Montegut Fire Station.  Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Montegut.  Falgout McCleary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


Obituaries for the children:

Mazie Frances Pitre:  Chauvin Funeral Home (Houma, LA)Mazie F. Freeman, 87, a native and resident of Montegut, La. died on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 9:40 a.m.  Visitation will be held on Monday, April 17, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until Service time at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montegut, La.  Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the church with burial in the church cemetery.  Mazie is survived by her husband of 65 years, Earl Francis Freeman; sons, Laddie Freeman and wife Karol and Todd Freeman; daughters, Larke Cenac and husband Kenneth, Wendy Black and husband Charles, Christy Talbot and husband Toby and Lori Freeman; daughter-in-law, Kari Freeman Trahan; sisters, Delores Pitre Waguespack and husband Dale; fifteen grandchildren, Erica, Michael, Daniel, Matthew, Sarah, Jake, Brandi, Toby, Beau, Billy Caleb, Abbie, Ally, Shain and Tyler and twenty-nine great-grandchildren.  Mazie is preceded in death by Allen and Iola Blanchard Pitre; sons, Donnie Mark Freeman and grandson, Josiah Freeman.  Mazie was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Montegut, La., a member of the Catholic Daughters, Sacred Heart Altar Society, Montegut Homemaker’s Club, Organist at Sacred Heart and surrounding church parishes and a choir member.  Chauvin Funeral Home, Inc., is honored to serve the Freeman family.

Tombstone Inscription:  Sacred Heart Cemetery, Montegut, LA:  Mazie Pitre Freeman / Nov. 15, 1929 - Apr. 13, 2017 / Earl F. Freeman / Feb. 8, 1929 - (blank)


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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- 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:  9 August 2022.