Constant Ignace Pitre

1884 Cut Off, Louisiana 1952 Cut Off, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (8th child of David Hippolite Pitre/Josephine Ada Marie Pitre); all known surname descendants:

                8           Constant Ignace Pitre  b: 4 February 1884  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 16 December 1952  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                 + Anna Ophidia 'Amy' Lorraine  b: 6 April 1886  Lafourche, LA; m: 3 June 1905  Larose, Lafourche, LA [William Charles/Melina Philomene Bruce]; d: 11 October 1964  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Josephine A. Pitre  b: 24 January 1907  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 20 October 2003  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Paul Alces Pitre  b: 16 September 1902  Galliano, Lafourche, LA: m: 22 October 1925  Lafourche, LA [Leopold/Julie Autin]; d: 17 April 1987  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA               

                          9           Alice Marie Pitre  b: 7 December 1909  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 14 January 1995  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Harris Joseph Pierce  b: 11 July 1909  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1929 [Ignace Paul/Camelia Marguerite Vega]; d: 18 April 1986  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Orleans Antoine Pitre  b: 17 September 1917  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 19 November 2000  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Louella Marie Picciola  b: 14 December 1920  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: 1 June 1941  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA [Marco Jean/Viola Pauline Breaux]; d: 9 May 2017  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

 

 

Notes for Constant Ignace Pitre:

Census

- 1910 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Constan Peter 26 (fisherman), wife of 5 years Anna 24, Josephina 3, Aline 2 months; orphan Marceline Lefort 5.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Coston Pitre 36 (general farmer), wife Amy 33, Fena 13, Aline 11, Orlien 2, orphan Callins Lefort 14; Leio Pitre 21 (working out), wife Antoinate 18, Marie 7 months.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Constant Pitre 46 (boat builder), wife Anna 44, Orleans 12.

- 1940 Cut Off, Lafourche, LA:  Constant Pitre 56 manager/own grocery store [$300 house value], wife Amy 54, Orleans 22 teacher/public school.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Constant I. Pitre 66 storekeeper/grocery store; also Constant I. Pitre 66, wife Amy O. 64..

WWI registration records:  Constant Ines Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 4 Feb 1884; Mrs. Constant Pitre; tall height, stout build; brown eyes & brown hair.

 

Online photo:  http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/213207/person/1220612477


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 17 December 1952 - At the residence at Cut Off, La., on Tuesday, December 16, 1952, at 4 o'clock a.m., Constant Pitre, beloved husband of Amy Lorraine and father of Orleans Pitre, Mrs. Alces Pitre, Mrs. Harris J. Pierce, and Mrs. Gipson Guidry, survived by seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild; age 68 years; a native and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Home, Galiano, La., on Wednesday, December 17, 1952, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Sacred Heart Catholic church, Cut Off, La.  Interment in Sacred Heart Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Home, Galiano, La., in charge.

 

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Constant I. Pitre / beloved husband of Amy Lorraine / born Feb. 4, 1885 - died Dec. 16, 1952 / Amy Lorraine / beloved wife of Constant I. Pitre / born Apr. 6, 1887 - died Oct. 11, 1964 / Laura Pitre / 1927 - 1934 / rest in peace

 

Notes for Anna Ophidia 'Amy' Lorraine:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 12 October 1964 - At the residence, Cut Off, La., on Sunday, October 11, 1964, at 7:30 o'clock a.m., Amy Lorraine, beloved wife of the late Constant Pitre, mother of Orleans Pitre, Mrs. Alces Pitre, Mrs. Harris J. Pierce and Mrs. Gibson Guidry, and sister of William and Joseph Lorraine and Mrs. Raymond Terrebonne.  Survived by eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  Age 78 years.  A native and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also Ladies Altar Society, Catholic Daughters of the K.C.'s and Holy Name and Columbian Squire of Cut Off, La., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., on Monday, Oct. 12, 1964, at 11 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cut Off, La.  Interment Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., in charge.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Josephine A. Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Josephine A. Pitre, 96, a native and resident of Cut Off, died at 4:30 a.m. Oct. 20, 2003.  Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church, with burial at the church cemetery.  She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Constant "Bill" and Earline Terrebonne Pitre; grandchildren, Laura Wagner, Clara McDonald, Billy Pitre, Celeste Molaison and Danny Pitre; seven great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchild, Derin Doucet.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Alces Pitre; parents, Constant and Amy Lorraine Pitre; brother, Orleans A. Pitre; and sisters, Marceline L. Guidry and Alice P. Pierce.

 

Alice Marie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Alice Pitre Pierce, 85, a native and resident of Cut Off, who died at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 (1995).  Burial was in the church cemetery.  She was the mother of Kernest Anthony Pierce and Amy Pierce Chiasson; sister of Orleans A. and Josephine P. Pitre.  She is also survived by six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Harris J. Pierce; parents Constant and Amy Lorraine Pitre and a sister, Marceline Lefort Guidry.  She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church, and a member of the Ladies Altar Society, Catholic Daughters of America, K.C. Auxiliary and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland was in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Harris J. Pierce / beloved husband of Alice Pitre / born July 11, 1909 - died April 18, 1986 / Alice P. Pierce / beloved wife of Harris J. Pierce / born December 27, 1909 - died January 14, 1995

 

Orleans Antoine Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 20 November 2000:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow for Orleans "O.A." Pitre, 83, a native of Cut Off and resident of Golden Meadow, who died at 8:27 a.m. Nov. 19, 2000.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until funeral time at the church.  Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Cut Off.  He was the husband of Louella Picciola Pitre; father of Michael, Patrick and Peter Pitre; and brother of Josephine P. Pitre.  He is also survived by four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Constant and Amy Lorraine Pitre; grandchild, Russ Pitre; and sisters, Alice P. Pierce and Marceline L. Guidry.  He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church.  He was a veteran of World War II.  He was a member of K.C. Council No. 9000, American Legion Post No. 259, La. and Lafourche Retired Teachers Association and Rotary Club of Golden Meadow, with 37 years perfect attendance.  He was a retired assistant superintendent of schools for Lafourche Parish.  Donations to Lafourche Parish Heart Association are preferred.  Samart Funeral Home and Crematorium of Cut Off is in charge of the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Orleans Anthony Pitre / born Sept. 17, 1917 - died Nov. 19, 2000 / Lt. Col., Retired / U. S. Army - W.W,II



 

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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- 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:  17 June 2022.