Auguste Joseph Romauld Pitre

1899 Larose, Louisiana 1965 Galliano, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (1st child of Henry 'Auguste' Pitre/Eugenie Cretini); all known surname descendants:

                9          Auguste Joseph Romauld Pitre  b: 1 February 1899  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 26 April 1965  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                   +Alzina Michella Danos  b: 29 September 1901  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1918  Lafourche, LA [Alexis Emile/Pauline Suzanne Vega]; d: 24 October 1976  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Clara Delphine Pitre  b: 26 November 1920  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 April 2000  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           + Joseph John Vegas  b: 28 March 1918  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1941 [Antoine Prosper/Elidia Guidry]; d: 21 April 1990  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Hayman Joseph Pitre  b: 20 January 1923  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 10 October 1999  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Alzina Eymard  b: Abt. 1926  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1949 [Ocean/Phelonise Lafont]; d: 28 August 2015  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Bertman Roman Pitre  b: 17 November 1924  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 19 July 2005  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Romanda Marie Serigny  b: 28 September 1930  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1946 [Joseph Augustin/Margaret Gisclair]; d: 19 May 2017  Baton Rouge, E. Baton Rouge, LA

                                         *2nd Wife of Bertman Roman Pitre:

                                           +Emily Ann Guidry (Pitre)  b: 10 April 1926  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: unknown [Asay Desire/Marie Louise Aycock]; d: 8 November 2006  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Verline Pitre  b: December 1926  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. August 2013

                                           +Roy Gisclair  b: Abt. 1928; m: Abt. 1949

                           10         Janet Pitre  b: 23 March 1929  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 30 August 2013  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           + Adam J. 'Lou Lou' Lafont  b: 17 September 1927  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1947 [Noces/Eva Cheramie]; d: 13 October 1993  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Mabel Pitre  b: 16 May 1931  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 27 March 2009  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Carol P. Galjour  b: 23 December 1929  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1956; d: 25 September 2011  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

 

 

Notes for Auguste Joseph Romauld Pitre:

Census

- 1920 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Auguste Pitre 21, wife Alzena 18; living with his parents and siblings.

 

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  August Pitre 29, wife Alzena 27, Clara 9, Hayman 7, Bertmon 5, Verline 3 years 4 months, Jennette 1 year 1 month.

- 1940 Cut Off, Lafourche, LA:  August Pitre 39 fisherman/own oyster boat [$400 house value], wife Alzina 38, Clara 19, Hayman 17, Bertman 15, Verlene 13, Jeanette 11, Mabel 8, nephew Harold Plaisance 4, brother Antoine Danos 30 manager bar room/own bar room.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  August R. Pitre 51 fisherman/oyster fisherman, wife Alzina D. 49, May 18 waitress/restaurant, son-in-law Roy Gisclair 21 proprietor/farm produce store, wife Verline 23, adopted son Harold Plaisance 13.

WW1 registration records: August Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 7 Feb 1899; Henry Pitre; medium height, medium build; brown eyes & black hair.

 

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 27 April 1965 - At Galiano, La., on Monday, April 26, 1965, at 5:30 o'clock p.m., August Roman Pitre, beloved husband of Alzina Danos, father of Hayman J. and Bertman Pitre, Mrs. Joseph Vegas, Mrs. Roy Gisclair, Mrs. Janet Lafont, Mrs. Carol Galjour, fosther-father of Harold Plaisance, all of Cut Off, La., brother of Eugene, Alex and Robert Pitre, and Mrs. Jefferson Cheramie of Crown Point, La., Mrs. Ophelia Pitre, Mrs. Clarence Triche of Cut Off, La.; also the late Henry and Louis Pitre; son of Eugenie Cretini and the late Henry Pitre; also survived by 15 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, age 66 years, and a native and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of Knight of Columbus Council 3150, St. Pius X General Assembly and Holy Name Society and Usher Society of Sacred Heart Church, Cut Off, La., officers and members of Louisiana Oyster Assn. and Lower Lafourche Lions Club, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., on Wednesday, April 28, 1965, at 10 o'clock a.m., religious services at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cut Off, La.  Interment in Cheramie Cemetery, Galiano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., in charge.

 

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Alexis Danos / born May 22, 1870 / died Aug. 29, 1942 / age 72 / Pauline V. Danos / born Aug. 11, 1877 / died March 19, 1963 / age 85 / August R. Pitre / born Feb. 7, 1899 / died April 26, 1965 / age 66 / Antoine J. Danos / born Sept. 27, 1908 / died Feb. 17, 1969 / age 60 / Alzina D. Pitre / born Sept. 29, 1901 / died Oct. 24, 1976 / age 75

 

Notes for Alzina Michella Danos:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 25 October 1976:  Alzina Danos Pitre, at Galliano, La., on Sunday, October 24, 1976, at 1:50 o'clock p.m.; wife of late Pitre R. Pitre; mother of Mrs. Joseph Vegas, Hayman Pitre, Bertman Pitre, Mrs. Roy Gisclair, Mrs. Janet Lafont, Mrs. Carol Galjour and Harold Plaisance; sister of Mrs. Alces Charpentier and the late Joseph, Roselus, Antoine and Paris Danos and Mrs. Paricia Plaisance, daughter of the late Alexis Danos and Pauline Vegas Danos; also survived by 16 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, a native and a resident of Cut Off, La., age 75 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Falgout Funeral Home, Galliano, La., on Tuesday, October 26, 1976 at 9:30 o'clock a.m. with religious services at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, at 10:00 o'clock a.m.  Interment in Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, La.  Arrangements by Falgout Funeral Home.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Alexis Danos / born May 22, 1870 / died Aug. 29, 1942 / age 72 / Pauline V. Danos / born Aug. 11, 1877 / died March 19, 1963 / age

 

Obituaries for the children:

Clara Delphine Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Clara P. Vegas, 79, a native and resident of Cut Off, who died at 4:50 p.m. April 3, 2000.  Visitation will be 10 a.m. until funeral time at the church.  Burial will be at the church cemetery.  She was the mother of August Vegas and Carolyn "Kay" Danos; and sister of Bertman Pitre, Verline Gisclair, Janet Lafont and Mabel Galjour.  She is also survived by six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Vegas; parents, August and Alzina D. Pitre; and brothers, Hayman Pitre and Harold "T-Brown" Plaisance.  She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  She was a member of the Ladies Altar Society, the Catholic Daughters and choir.  She was a eucharistic minister and lector.  She was the recipient of the Bishop's Stewardship Award.  Donations to Holy Rosary Catholic School, P.O. Box 40, Larose, LA, are preferred.  Samart Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.

 

Hayman Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Hayman J. Pitre, 76, a native and resident of Cut Off, who died at 1:50 p.m. Oct. 10, 1999.  Visitation will be noon to funeral time at the church.  Burial will be at the church cemetery.  He was the husband of Alzina Eymard Pitre; father of Michael G. Pitre; and brother of Bertman Pitre, Clara Begas, Verline Gisclair, Janet Lafont and Mabel Galjour.  He is also survived by three grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Alzina Danos Pitre; and brother, Harold "T-Brown" Plaisance.  He was a lifelong oyster fisherman, the owner of Captain Hayman Oyster Company, a member of Louisiana Oyster Growers Association, a member of the Holy Name Society, a fourth degree knight in the Knights of Columbus and a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

 

Bertman R. Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 20 July 2005:  Bertman R. Pitre, 80, a native and resident of Cut Off, died at 5:13 a.m. July 19, 2005.  Visitation will be 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, with burial at the church cemetery.  He is survived by his second wife, Emily Guidry Pitre; first wife, Romanda S. Pitre; son, Terry Pitre; stepsons, Fred Jr. and Thomas Pitre; stepdaughters, Katie Verret, Elaine Duet, Louise Pitre and Emily Pitre; sisters, Verilna Gisclair, Janet Lafont and Mabel Galjour; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; 17 step-grandchildren; and 17 step-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Alzina Danos Pitre; brothers, Hayman Pitre and Harold "T-Brown" Plaisance; and sister, Clara Vegas.  He was a disabled veteran of World War II.  He was a member of the VFW, American Legion and a former member of the Lions club.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and making people laugh.  Samart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Janet Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Janet "Honey" Pitre Lafont, 84, a native and resident of Cut Off passed away August 30, 2013.  Visitation will take place on Wednesday September 4, 2013 from 10am till funeral time at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off with services beginning at 12 noon and burial following at Cheramie Cemetery.  She is survived by her daughter Patricia Turnage, son Jimmy "T-Jim" Lafont, sister Verline Gisclair, 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband Adam "Lou Lou" J. Lafont, parents August and Alzina Pitre, daughter Tammy Lafont, brothers Bertman Pitre, Hayman Pitre and Harold Plaisance, and sisters Clara Vegas and Maybel Galjour.

 

Mable Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), Monday, 30 March 2009:  Mable Pitre Galjour, 77, a native and resident of Cut Off, La., died Friday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m.  She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Carol P. Galjour; son, James Peter Galjour; daughter, Anne Galjour; sisters, Virline Gisclair and Jeanette Lafont; and grandchildren, Ian Mayne and Caitlyn Galjour.  She was preceded in death by her parents, August and Alzina Danos Pitre; and brothers, Harold "T-Brown" Plaisance, Bertman Pitre and Hayman Pitre.  She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and she was also a wonderful Blackjack player.  She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off.  Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, March 30, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the funeral service to follow.  Burial will be at Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano, La.  Samart-Mothe Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Mable Pitre Galjour / born May 16. 1931 / died March 27, 2009 / Carol Pierre Galjour / born Dec. 23, 1929 - died Sept. 25, 2011 / God, give me strength, intelligence, courage, / wisdom and love and let the truth come through
 

 

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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:  10 October 2022.