Alfred Joseph Pitre

1906 Houma, Louisiana 1955 Gretna, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (5th child of Augustin Harris Pitre/Laura Margaret Bergeron); all known surname descendants:

                 9          Alfred Joseph Pitre  b: 5 September 1906  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 August 1955  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                                     + Emma Devillier  b: Abt. 1908; m: Abt. 1926 [Joseph A./Marie ---] (divorced); d: 19 December 1989  Slidell, St. Tammany, LA

                                10        Delbert John Pitre  b: 5 July 1927; d: 18 May 1968  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                                               +Rosemary Johnson  b: 13 October 1926; m: October 1947  New Orleans, LA; d: 16 October 2006  Metairie, Jefferson, LA


                              *2nd Wife of Alfred Joseph Pitre:

                                     + Antoinia Arcement   b: 12 July 1906  Labadieville, Assumption, LA; m: Abt. 1939; d: 21 June 1992  Algiers, Orleans, LA

                                10        Barbara T. Pitre  b: 10 October 1942  Gretna, Jefferson, LA; d: 4 February 1983  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                                               +Freddy J. Harmon    d: Aft. February 1983



Notes for Alfred Joseph Pitre:


- 1930 New Orleans, Louisiana:  Harris A. Pitre 57, wife Laura 55, Alfred J. 23, Alice M. 11; son-in-law Wickliff J. Ledet 21, wife Beulah M. 19.  [6339 Tchoupitoulas]

- 1930 New Orleans, LA:  Emma Devillier 21 and son Delbert J. (Pitre) 2 years 1 month; living with parents Joseph A. Deviller 49 & Marie 43, and others.


- 1940 Gretna, Jefferson, LA:  Alfred Petre 34 [$1000 house value] truck driver/food dealer, wife Antione 34 bag washer/bag factory, brother-in-law Ivery Acreamont 39.   [1038 Porter] 

- 1940 New Orleans, LA:  Emma Devillier 31 maid/private home (divorced), son Delbert 12.

- 1950 Gretna, Jefferson, LA:  Alfred J. Pitre 43 crane operator/stevedoring company, wife Antonia E. 43, Barbara T. 7, brother-in-law Ivy C. Arcement 47.

WWII Records:  Alfred Joseph Pitre, res. 1033 Porter, Gretna, LA; b. 5 Sep 1906 Houma, LA; contact wife Mrs. Antonia Arcement; 5' 3 1/2", 138 lbs., blue eyes & black hair, light complexion; 16 Oct 1940 Gretna, LA.


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 29 August 1955 - Of Gretna, La., on Sunday, August 28, 1955, at 9:15 o'clock a.m., Alfred J. Pitre, beloved husband of Antoinia Arcement; father of Delbert J. and Barbara T. Pitre; son of the late Laura Bergeron and Harris Pitre: brother of Mrs. Thomas Cadiere, Mrs. Denis Ledet, Mrs. Wickless Ledet, Mrs. Lorwey Bellanger and Clamile Pitre and the late James Pitre: aged 48 years: a native of Houma, La., and a resident of Gretna, La., for the past 20 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of the First Ward Improvement Association and employees of T. Smith and Son, are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place on Monday, August 29, 1955, at 3:30 o'clock p.m., from the Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc., 1300 Vallette street, Algiers.  Interment in Westlawn Memorial Park, Jefferson parish, Louisiana.


Notes for Antonia Arcement:

Obituary:  Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 24 June 1992:  Antonia Arcement Pitre Sisung, a former cafeteria worker, died Sunday at JoEllen Smith Medical Center in Algiers.  She was 85.  Mrs. Sisung was born in Labadieville, La., and lived in Gretna for many years.  She is survived by one sister, Aline Sisung; and three grandchildren.  A Mass will be said Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Gretna.  Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park in Gretna.

Obituaries for the children:

Delbert John Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 20 May 1968:  On Saturday morning, May 18, 1968, at 9:00, John Delbert Pitre, husband of Rosemary Johnson, father of Timothy Scott and Randy Mark Pitre, son of Mrs. Emma Devillier and the late Alfred Pitre, brother of Mrs. Barbara P. Harmon and Deborah Ann Devillier.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Southern Pacific Transport Co., J.C. Penney Co., and officers and members of the So. Bell Telephone Co., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from The Jefferson Home of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Inc., 1600 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie on Monday afternoon, May 20, 1968 at 2:00 o'clock.  Rev. Roland Pantermushi officiating.  Interment in Garden of Memories.


Barbara T. Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 6 February 1983:  Mrs. Barbara Pitre Harmon, of Gretna, LA, on Friday, February 4, 1983 at 5:30 a.m., beloved wife of Freddy J. Harmon; mother of Denise, Freddy, Jr., and Ann Marie Harmon; daughter of Mrs. Antonia A. Pitre Sisung and the late Alfred Pitre; sister of the late John D. Pitre; also survived by 2 step-sisters and 2 step-brothers.  Age 40 years, a native of Gretna, LA.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of N.T.C.C. N.A.V.S.U.P.P.A.C.T. of New Orleans, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Mothe Funeral Home Inc., 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, LA, on Monday, February 7, 1983 at 11:00 a.m.  Mass of Christian Burial at St. Anthony Catholic Church.  Interment in Westlawn Memorial Park.  Parlors will be open Sunday, February 6, 1983 from 6:00 p.m. til midnight.



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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:  11 June 2022.