Charles Pitt Pitre

1899 Raceland, Louisiana 1933 Raceland, LA



Continuation of tree (1st child of Charles Pitre/Julia Dantin); all known surname descendants:

                9          Charles Pitt Pitre  b: 5 April 1899  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 21 July 1933  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                  +Clarice Saucier  b: 3 July 1903  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1922  Raceland, LA [Raymond/Helen Bourgeois]; d: 13 March 1966  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                           10        Shirley Mae Pitre  b: 2 July 1925  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 29 September 2003  Marksville, Avoyelles, LA

                                          +Woodrow Este  b: 4 March 1924; m: Abt. 1946 [Evest/Leontine Terrebonne]; d:2 June 1981  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                                        *2nd Husband of Shirley Mae Pitre:

                                          +Milbon J. Mitchell  b: 21 March 1926; m: Aft. June 1981; d: 4 July 2004  Marksville, Avoyelles, LA

                           10        Russell Charles Pitre  b: 23 July 1926  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 16 January 1998  Algiers, Orleans, LA

                                          +Betty Sue Hendrix  b: 12 December 1932  Augusta, GA; m: Abt. 1948 [--- Hendrix/Lereda ---]; d: 20 March 2006  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                           10        Norris J. Pitre  b: 15 May 1928  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 11 January 2008  Harvey, Jefferson, LA

                           10        Raymond Joseph Pitre  b: 16 December 1929  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 21 April 1998  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                                          +Florence Carbajal  b: 9 October 1937  Marrero, Jefferson, LA; m: unknown [Joseph/Vyna Richoux]; d: 29 December 2005  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                           10        Joyce H. Pitre  b: Abt. 1931  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. September 2003

                                          +Charles Macaluso

                                         *2nd Husband of Joyce Pitre:

                                          +--- Guidry



Notes for Charles Pitt Pitre:


- 1930 Raceland, Lafourche, Louisiana:  Charles Pitre 31, wife Clarisse 27, Shirly Mae 5, Russell 4 years 2 months, Nevis 2 years 2 months, Raymond 11 months; mother-in-law Mrs. Raymond Saucier.

- 1940 Marrero, Jefferson, LA:  Widow Clarice Pitre 36 [$100 house value], Shirley 14, Russell 13, Norris 11, Raymond 10, Joyce 9.   [823 Avenue C]

- 1950 Marrero, Jefferson, LA:  Seraphine W. Theriot 64 leader man/insulating plant, wife Clarice M. 46, stepchildren Norris J. Pitre 21 works in time office/insulating plant, Raymond J. Pitre 20 deck hand/tug boat, Joyce H. Pitre 19 billing clerk/lingerie manufacturing, widowed mother-in-law Helen A. Saucier 74.

WWI registration records:  Charles Pitre Jr.; Lafourche, LA; born 5 Apr 1899; Charles Pitre Sr.; medium height; gray eyes & blonde hair.


Tombstone Inscription, St. Mary's Cemetery, Raceland, LA:  Charles / Pitre Jr. / 1899 - 1933

Notes for Clarice Saucier:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 14 March 1966:  Of Marrero, La., on Sunday, March 13, 1966, at 11:30 o'clock a.m., Clarice Saucier, beloved wife of the late Charles Pitre by first marriage and of the late Seraphin Theriot by second marriage; mother of Mrs. Charles Macaluso, Mrs. Woodrow Este, Norris, Raymond and Russell Pitre, stepmother of Mrs. Willie Brady, Mrs. Noah Arabi, Mrs. Cara Saucier, Louis J., S.T., Chester, Welton, Lawrence and Owia Theriot; daughter of the late Helen Bourgeois and Raymond Saucier; sister of Mrs. Eddie Toups, Mrs. Adolph Robichaux, Mrs. Enola Bardin and the late Whitney Saucier.  Also survived by 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Age 62 years.  A native of Raceland, La., and a resident of Marrero for the past 30 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also faculty and employees of Marrero Junior High School, employees of Expressway Bowling Lanes, Dixie Carrier, Inc., Westwego Elementary and Junior High School, Avondale Shipyards Corp., Continental Can Co., and Celatex Corp., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc., 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, La., on Tuesday, March 15, 1966, at 8:30 o'clock a.m., with Requiem High Mass at Immaculate Conception Church.  Interment in St. Charles Cemetery at Lafourche Crossing, La., at 11:15 a.m.  Parlors will be open Monday, March 14, 1966, at 6 p.m.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery, St. Charles, Lafourche, LA:  Raymond C. Saucier / Feb. 22, 1868 - March 21, 1925 / Helen Bourgeois Saucier / July 10, 1875 - May 31, 1957 / Clarice Saucier Pitre Theriot / July 3, 1903 - March 3, 1966 / Enola S. Bardin / April 21, 1909 - October 12, 2002


Obituaries for the children:

Shirley Mae Pitre:  The Town Talk (Alexandria, LA), Tuesday, 30 September 2003:  Services for Shirley Mae Mitchell will be at Christ The King Catholic Church, Simmesport on Wednesday, October 1, 2003 at 11 a.m. with Father Daniel Corkery officiating.  Burial will be at Christ the King Mausoleum Cemetery, Simmesport, under the direction of Escude' Funeral Home.  Mrs. Mitchell, 78, of Simmesport, died September 29, 2003 at Avoyelles Hospital in Marksville.  Survivors include her husband, Milbon Mitchell of Simmesport; three daughters, Carol Mitchell Theriot of Raceland, Gail Mitchell Breau of Gretna and Barbara Mitchell Este of Kaplan; six step-daughters, Kay Bonner of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Malinda Thibodeaux of St. Bernard Parish, Patricia Autin of Marrero, Karen Cannon of LaParte, Texas, Brenda Gamble of Covington, and Chantel Loyd of Covington; brother, Norris Pitre of Marrero and sister, Joyce Pitre of Marrero.  She was preceded in death by father, Red Pitre and mother, Clarice Pitre.  Visitation will be at Escude' Funeral Home, Simmesport on September 30, 2003 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.  A wake service will be on September 30, 2003 at 7 p.m. and reopen the following day at 8 a.m.


Russell Charles Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 18 January 1998:  Russell C. Pitre, a retired clerical worker, died Friday of cancer at his home.  He was 71.  Mr. Pitre was born in Raceland and lived in Algiers.  He was a Navy veteran and retired as a chief petty officer.  Survivors include his wife, Betty Hendrix Pitre; three sons, John, Michael and Timothy Pitre; two daughters, Susan Hourcade and Rebecca Polizzi; two brothers, Raymond and Norris Pitre; two sisters, Joyce Guidry and Shirley Mitchell; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  A funeral will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 West Bank Expressway.  Visitation will be today from 6 to 10:30 p.m.  Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Raymond Joseph Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Thursday, 23 April 1998:  Raymond J. Pitre on Tuesday, April 21, 1998.  Beloved husband of Florence Carbajal Pitre.  Father of Stephanie Wilbratte, Mona Leal, Felicia Pitre, Regina Burke, and Veronica Young.  Son of the late Clarice Saucier Pitre Theriot and Charles Pitre.  Brother of Shirley Mitchell, Joyce Guidry, Norris Pitre, and the late Russell Pitre.  Grandfather of Matthew and Nicholas Wilbratte, Patrick, Tyler and Zachary Leal and Lane Rapier.  Preceded in death by his granddaughter Ryan Leal.  Age 68 years.  A native of Lafourche Parish, La., and a resident of Marrero, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Dixie Carriers, Inc. are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc., Marrero, La. on Friday, April 24, 1998 at 11:00 o'clock a.m.  Parlors will be open Thursday evening from 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. and Friday morning from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.  Donations in his memory may be made to American Heart Association.

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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).


Last updated:  12 August 2022.