Cleveland Joseph Pitre

1911 Lafourche, Louisiana 1983 Thibodaux, LA



Continuation of tree (1st child of Francois Wallace Pitre/Stella Hebert); all known surname descendants:

                  9          Cleveland Joseph Pitre  b: 4 November 1911  Lafourche, LA; d: 26 August 1983  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                      + Aline Use (Melanson)  b: 27 August 1910  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: Bet. 1930-1940 [Victor/Aurelie Dupre]; d: 1 June 1990  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                            10              Marie Pauline Melanson (adopted Pitre)  b: 18 January 1926  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 December 1995  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                            10              Ferline Melanson (adopted Pitre)  b: 16 July 1927  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 27 February 2006  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                                                  +-- Vaughan

                                                *2nd Husband of Ferline Melanson:

                                                  +--- Mizell 


 Notes for Cleveland Joseph Pitre:


- 1940 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Cleveland Pitre 28 melting tar/Pipe Line [$250 house value], wife Aline 29, stepdaughters Pauline Melanson 14 & Ferline Melanson 12.  [Hwy 29, outside Thibodaux]

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Cleveland Pitre 38 lays pipes/pipe line, wife Aline U. 39, step-daughter Pauline Melancon.

WWII Records:  Cleveland Joseph Pitre, res. Lafourche, LA; b. 4 Nov 1911 Lafourche, LA; wife Mrs. Aline Use Pitre; 5'11", 170 lbs., gray eyes & black hair, dark complexion; 16 Oct 1940 Thibodaux, LA.


Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 29 August 1983:  Funeral services were scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Landry's Funeral Home, Thibodaux, for Cleveland Joseph Pitre, 71, who died at 7:55 p.m. Friday.  Religious services were scheduled immediately following at St. Genevieve Catholic Church, with interment in St. Joseph Cemetery.  He was the husband of Aline Usey Pitre; father of Pauline Pitre and Ferline Mizell, brother of Vincent Pitre, Eulia Rodrigue, Mrs. Wilfred Baye, Ezolia Fazzio, Alberta Tassin, Mildred Thomassie, Anna-Bell Pitre and Betty Lou Shaver; son of Stella Hebert Pitre and the late Wallace Pitre.  He is survived by one grandchild.  Arrangements by Landry's Funeral Home.


Tombstone inscriptions, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Cleveland J. Pitre / Nov. 4, 1911 - Aug. 26, 1983 / Aline Use' Pitre / Aug. 27, 1910 - June 1, 1990 / Pauline Melancon Pitre / Jan. 18, 1926 - Dec. 12, 1995 / Ferline (Toot) Mizell / July 16, 1927 - Feb. 27, 2006


Notes for Aline Use:

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Funeral was at 10 a.m. today at St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Thibodaux for Aline Usey Pitre, 79, a native and resident of Thibodaux, who died Friday (1 June 1990) at 12:17 p.m.   Interment was in St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux.  She was the mother of Pauline Pitre of Thibodaux and Ferline Pitre Mizell of New Orleans; and sister of Antoinette Savoie of Houma.  She also is survived by one grandchild, one great-grandchild and one great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleveland J. Pitre; and parents, Victor and Aureli Dupre Usey.  Landry's Funeral Home, Thibodaux is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries for the children:

Marie Pauline Melanson (adopted Pitre):  Lafourche Daily Comet, December 1995:  A religious service is scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Landry's Funeral Home for Marie Pauline Melancon Pitre, 69, a native and resident of Thibodaux, who died at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 (1995).  Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.  She was the sister of Ferline Mizell; aunt of W. Paul Vaughn.  She is also survived by eight aunts and one uncle.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Ferdinand Melancon and Aline Use Melancon Pitre; and her adopted father, Cleveland Pitre.  Landry's Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Ferline Melanson (adopted Pitre):  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 1 March 2006:  Ferline "Toot" Mizell, age 78, born July 16, 1927, passed away Monday, February 27, 2006.  A native of Thibodaux, LA and a resident of Metairie, LA.  Survived by son, Walter Paul Vaughan.  Preceded in death by parents: Cleveland Joseph Pitre and Aline Use' Pitre; and a sister Pauline Marie Melancon.  Visitation from 8:00 AM until funeral time on Thursday, March 2, 2006 at Landry's Funeral Home, Thibodaux, LA.  Dismissal services at Landry's Funeral Home, Thibodaux, LA.  Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA.  Landry's Funeral Home, Inc., Thibodaux, LA in charge of arrangements.

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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records

- 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:  26 August 2022.