Albert Joseph Pitre

1925 New Orleans, Louisiana 1993 Lafayette, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Joseph Elcie Pitre/2nd Wife Ezar Bernadette Engeran); all known surname descendants:

                    9         Albert Joseph Pitre  b: 11 June 1925  New Orleans, LA; d: 10 November 1993  Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

                                     +Margaret Pitre  b: 27 October 1923  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1941 [John Lee/Marie Frances Autin]; d: 26 June 2009  Kenner, Jefferson, LA

                               10       Albert J. Pitre  b: Abt. 1943; d: Aft. June 2009

                               10       Yvonne R. Pitre  b: Abt. 1944; d: Aft. June 2009

                                              +Milton Berry


                               *2nd Wife of Albert Joseph Pitre:

                                     +Debbie Fay Broussard (Stein)  b: 20 October 1954; m: unknown; d: 16 April 2005  Scott, Lafayette, LA



 Notes for Albert Joseph Pitre:


- 1940 New Orleans, Louisiana:  Widow Elcie Pitre 44, Yvonne 16, Albert 14, Raymond 18 laborer/cotton mill, wife Norma 16, widowed mother Eva Engeron 67.


- 1950 New Orleans, Orleans, LA:  Albert J. Pitre Sr. 24 automobile mechanic/automobile garage, wife Margaret P. 26 seamstress/self-employed, Albert J. Jr. 6, Yvonne R. 5.


WWII Records:  Albert Joseph Pitre, res. 1433 N. Prieur St., b. 11 Jun 1925 New Orleans, LA; mother Mrs. Ezar Pitre (same address); student; 5'8", 138 lbs., brown eyes & black hair, ruddy complexion; 11 Jun 1943 New Orleans, LA.


Obituary:  The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, LA), Friday, 12 November 1993:  (photo) Carencro - Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 1993 at Melancon Funeral Home Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel for Albert Joseph 'Lu-Lu' Pitre Sr., 68, who died 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1993 at University Medical Center in Lafayette.  Interment will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Scott.  The Rev. Garry Jordan, Pastor of First Baptist Church of Scott, will officiate.  A native of Houma, former resident of New Orleans and a resident of Scott since 1985, Mr. Pitre was a member of the First Baptist Church in Scott.  Mr. Pitre is survived by: his wife, the former Deborah Broussard of Scott; one son, Albert 'Bay' Pitre Jr. of Covington; one daughter, Mrs. Milton (Yvonne 'Sis') Berry of Luling; one stepson, Kevin Joseph Stein of Scott; one stepdaughter, Shelly Ann Stein of Scott; one stepsister, Bernice Gray of Westwego; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by: his parents, Elcie Pitre and the former Ezar Bergeron; one brother, Raymond Pitre; and a sister, Yvonne P. Schouest.  Pallbearers will be: Albert 'Bay' Pitre Jr., Kevin Stein, Shelly Stein, Wayne Berry, Milton Berry and Lawrence Menard.  Visitation was 4-10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, 1993 at Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel.  The chapel will reopen 8 a.m. today until time of services.  The Melancon Funeral Home, Carencro is in charge of arrangements.


Tombstone Inscription, Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Scott, Lafayette, LA:  Debbie F. Broussard / Oct. 20, 1954 / Apr. 16, 2005 / Al J. Pitre / June 11, 1925 / Nov. 11, 1993


Notes for Marguerite Pitre:

Obituary:  The Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 28 June 2009:  Marguerite ("Penny") Pitre Rome passed away on Friday, June 26, 2009, at the age of 85.  She was born October 27, 1923, in Chauvin, Louisiana to John Pitre, Sr. and Francis Autin.  Marguerite was the last surviving child of their 18 children.  Marguerite is preceded in death by her parents; her siblings; her first husband and father of her children, Albert Pitre, Sr.; and her second husband Thomas U. Rome.  She is survived by her children, Yvonne ("Sis") Pitre Berry and Albert Pitre, Jr; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by the family of her late second husband, including two stepchildren, Rita Fay Robichard and Robert Rome; and four step-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 a.m., on Monday, June 29, 2009.  Entombment will follow at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.  A Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, June 28, 2009, at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., and on Monday beginning at 8:30 a.m.



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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)

- South Louisiana Vital Family Records: Terrebonne Genealogical Society

- 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:  11 October 2022.