Aubin 'Oben' Lucien Pitre

1894 Lockport, Louisiana 1982 Marrero, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (5th child of Charles Lucien Pitre/2nd wife Julia Ford); all known surname descendants:

               8          Aubin 'Oben' Lucien Pitre  b: 27 September 1894  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: 15 June 1982  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                               +Euline Marie Rodrigue  b: 2 March 1905; m: Abt. 1922 [Lamie/Amy ---]; d: 25 February 1980  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                     9                   Herbert Archange Pitre  b: 14 December 1923  Harvey, Jefferson, LA; d: 13 December 2013  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                                             +Earline Orgeron  b: 14 December 1923  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1946 [Abel/Julia Griffin]; d: 14 December 2007  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                     9                   Sherman Aubin Pitre  b: 20 August 1927  Harvey, Jefferson, LA; d: 22 August 1973  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                                             +Marguerite M. Williams  b: 24 July 1930; m: Abt. 1949; d: 8 November 1997

                     9                   Alton Joseph Pitre  b: 11 September 1929  Harvey, Jefferson, LA; d: 20 June 1993  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                                             +Nita Dardar  b: 14 January 1934; m: Aft. 1950 [Joseph Anthony/Lucille Creppel]; d: 25 December 2019  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                     9                   Utah Pitre  b: 30 December 1930  Marrero, Jefferson, LA; d: 3 July 2002  Luling, St. Charles, LA

                                             +Raymond A. Prestenbach  b: 31 July 1927; m: Abt. 1946; d: 8 March 1991  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

 

 

Notes for Aubin 'Oben' Lucien Pitre:

Census

- 1930 Jefferson, Louisiana:  Oben Petri 34 engineer/boat, wife Euline 25, Hebert 6, Sherman 2 years 6 months, Alton 1 month

- 1940 Marrero, Jefferson, LA:  Oben Pitre 44, wife Uline 35, Herbert 16 milker/dairy, Sherman 12, Alton 11, Utah 9  [Barataria Boulevard]

- 1950 Jefferson, LA:  Oben Pitre 54, wife Aline M. 45, Alton J. 21.

WWI registration records:  Oben Pitre; Jefferson, LA; born 1895 (age 22) (Thibodaux); single; tall height, slender build; light brown eyes & dark brown hair.

 

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 17 June 1982:  Oben Pitre, of Marrero, La., on Tuesday, June 15, 1982, at 9 o'clock p.m.  Beloved husband of the late Euline Rodriguez Pitre.  Father of Herbert and Alton Pitre, Mrs. Raymond (Utah) Prestonbach and the late Sherman A. Pitre.  Brother of Mrs. Henry Boudreaux, Mrs. Charles Gaudet, Mrs. Nidas Boudreaux, Mrs. Clarence Benoit, Mrs. Emma Ordoyne, Mr. Hector Pitre and the late Mrs. Louise Ordoyne, Mrs. Joseph Sanchez, Mrs. Orestile Ponvelle, Mr. Eddie and Wilfred Pitre.  Son of the late Lucien and Julie Ford Pitre.  Survived by 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Mass from Westside Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expwy, Marrero, La. on Thursday, June 17, 1982 at 9 o'clock a.m.  Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, La.

 

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Oben Pitre / Sept. 27, 1895 / June 15, 1982  //  Uline R. Pitre / Mar. 2, 1905 / Feb. 25, 1980

 

Notes for Euline Marie Rodrigue:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 26 February 1980:  Euline Marie Pitre, of Marrero, La., on Monday, February 25, 1980, at 12:10 o'clock a.m., beloved wife of Oben Pitre, mother of Alton and Herbert Pitre, Mrs. Utah Passenback, and the late Sherman Pitre; sister of Danial Rodrigue, Mrs. John Richeou, Mrs. Dolien Trosclair, Mrs. Ludger Rodrigue, Mrs. Raymond Carmandell, and the late Furcy, Lionel, and Lebreton Rodrigue; daughter of the late Lamie and Amy Rodrigue; also survived by 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Continental Can Company, and Jefferson Parish employees, are invited to attend the funeral Mass from West Side Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, La., on Wednesday, February 27, 1980 at 9 o'clock a.m.  Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, La.  Visitation on Tuesday, February 26, 1980 after 6 o'clock p.m.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Herbert Archange Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 15 December 2013:  Herbert Archange Pitre, Sr. entered peacefully into heaven on Friday, December 13, 2013.  Devoted husband of the late Earline Orgeron Pitre of 64 years.  Loving father of the late Herbert Archange Pitre, Jr.  Grandfather of Herbert A. Pitre, III and Dawn Pitre and 3 great-grandchildren.  Son of the late Euline M. Rodrigue Pitre and Oben Pitre.  Preceded in death by his brothers and a sister, Alton Pitre, Sherman Pitre, and Utah Pitre Prestenbach.  He is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Age 89, a native of Harvey, LA and a resident of Marrero.  Herbert served his country in the U.S. Army and retired from Continental Can Company after many years of service.  A backyard mechanic who loved working on cars for his friends, it was his hobby.  A parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Marrero.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, LA on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 11:00 am.  Visitation from 9:00 am to funeral time.  Interment in Restlawn Park in Avondale.  The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff of Marrero Healthcare Nursing Home for their loving care of Mr. Herbert.

 

Sherman Aubin Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 24 August 1973:  Aubin Sherman Pitre, of Marrero, La., on Wednesday, August 22, 1973 at 7:20 o'clock p.m.  Beloved husband of Marguerite M. Williams Pitre.  Father of Mrs. Charles (Debra) Estes Jr., Sherman A., Kenneth K., Melanie, Melissa, and Lori Pitre.  Brother of Herbert, Alton, and Mrs. Raymond (Utah) Prestenback.  Son of Oben Pitre and Euline Rodrigue.  Also survived by 1 grandchild, Shannon April Estes.  Relatives and friends of the family also employees of Boh Brothers Construction Company, of New Orleans, La., and Ernest Loupe Construction, of Marrero, La., are invited to attend the funeral services from Westside Funeral Homes Co., 5101 Westbank Espressway, Marrero, La., on Friday, August 24, 1973 at 11 o'clock A.M.  Followed by Funeral Mass at Visitation of Our Lady Catholic Church, Marrero, La.  Interment in Westlawn Memorial Park, Gretna, La.

 

Alton Joseph Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Tuesday, 22 June 1993:  Alton Joseph Pitre, a mechanic for Jefferson Parish's sanitation department, died Sunday of a heart attack at his home.  He was 63.  Mr. Pitre was a lifelong resident of Marrero and a mechanic for Jefferson Parish for 21 years.  Survivors include his wife, Nita Dardar; a son, Ray Gisclair; two daughters, Julie Pitre and Pearl Pennino; a brother, Herbert Pitre Sr.; a sister, Utah Prestenbach; and two grandchildren.  A funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Westside Funeral Home, 5101 West Bank Expressway in Marrero, followed by a funeral Mass at Visitation of Our Lady Catholic Church, 3500 Ames Blvd. in Marrero.  Burial will be in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery in Westwego.

 

Utah Pitre:  L'Observateur (La Place, LA), Saturday, 13 July 2002: Marrero - Utah Pitre Prestenbach, 71, a native of Marrero and resident of Luling for 36 years, died July 3.  She was the wife of the late Raymond Prestenbach and mother of Dianne Russell and Rebecca "Becky" Dantin.  She was also the companion of Howard Chiasson.  She was the daughter of the late Oben and Euline Rodrigue Pitre and sister of Herbert Pitre Sr. and the late Aubin "Sherman" and Alton Pitre.  She is also survived by one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by one grandchild.  Services were July 6 in the chapel of Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Marrero, with interment at Westlawn Park Cemetery, Gretna.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Westlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Gretna, LA:  Raymond A. / July 31, 1927 / Mar. 8, 1991  //  Utah P. / Dec. 30, 1930 / July 3, 2002

 

 

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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:  10 August 2022.