Aswell Peter Pitre

1911 Houma, Louisiana 1997 New Orleans, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (5th child of Joseph Alidor Pitre/Amelia Babin); all known surname descendants:

                      9          Aswell Peter Pitre  b: 5 December 1911  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 19 June 1997  New Orleans, LA

                                      +Pearl Marianne Guillot  b: 5 January 1913  Plattenville, Assumption, LA; m: Abt. 1935 [Michel Roger/Angelle Marie Landry]; d: 16 November 2007  New Orleans, LA

                                10        Charlene Claire Pitre  b: Abt. 1936  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                               +Elmo Joseph Guillot    m: 20 May 1956  New Orleans, LA

                                10        Ronald Pitre  b: Abt. 1940 

                                                +Beverly ---



Notes for Aswell Peter Pitre:


- 1940 Houma, Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Aswell P. Pitre 28 collector & solicitor/truck line, wife Pearl M. 29, Charline C. 3; brothers-in-law Landry J. Guillot 21 truck driver/truck line & Claude M. Guillot 19 new worker  [142 Brooklyn Street]


- 1950 New Orleans, LA:  Aswell P. Pitre 37 proprietor/motor freight line, wife Pearl 36, Charlean 13, Ronald 9.


WWII Records:  Aswell Peter Pitre, res. 142 Brooklyn Ave., Houma, LA; b. 5 Dec 1911 Houma, LA; contact wife Mrs. Pearl Guillot Pitre; 6', 160 lbs., black eyes & brown hair, ruddy complexion; 16 Oct 1940 Houma, LA.


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Tuesday, 22 July 1997:  (photo)  Aswell Pitre, founder and owner of Southeastern Motor Freight Inc., died Saturday at his home.  He was 85.  Mr. Pitre was born in Houma and lived in New Orleans for the past 52 years.  He was a member of the Louisiana Motor Transport Association.  Survivors include his wife, Pearl Guillot Pitre; a son, Ronald Pitre; a daughter, Charlene Guillot; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.  A funeral will be held today at noon at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home,  Visitation will begin at 10 a.m.  Burial will be in Lake Lawn Park Cemetery.

Notes for Pearl Marianne Guillot:

Obituary:  Houma Courier (LA), Monday, 19 November 2007:  Pearl Guillot Pitre, 94, a native of Plattenville and resident of New Orleans, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2007.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to funeral time Tuesday at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home.  Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with interment in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.  She is survived by one daughter, Charlene Pitre Guillot and husband, Elmo; one son, Ronald Pitre and wife, Beverly; one sister, Una Helen Guillot; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Aswell Peter Pitre; her parents, Michel Guillot and Angele Landry Guillot; three siblings, Twilla Blanchard, Landry Guillot and Claude Guillot; and one grandchild, Tod Pitre.  Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



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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:  27 May 2022.