Clemille Pitre

1902 Houma, Louisiana 1967 Westwego, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (4th child of Augustin Harris Pitre/Laura Margaret Bergeron); all known surname descendants:

                8          Clemille Pitre  b: 8 March 1902  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 18 September 1967  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                   +Emma Lebeouf  b: Abt. 1903; m: Abt. 1921; d: 23 January 1969  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                             9            Earl Paul Pitre  b: 27 January 1922  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 19 June 2004  Chalmette, St. Bernard, LA

                                              +Joyce Marie Flad  b: 24 February 1928  New Orleans, LA; m: 31 August 1946  New Orleans, LA [Lawrence J./Jeanne V. Boudreaux]; d: 29 August 2005  Chalmette, St. Bernard, LA

                                           *2nd Wife of Earl Paul Pitre:

                                              +Mary Jane Santos    d: Aft. June 2004

                             9            Beulah 'Eula' Marie Pitre  b: 3 March 1925  New Orleans, LA; d: 17 April 2008  Hurricane, Putnam, WV

                                              +James E. 'Ed' Sovine  b: 6 September 1925  Hurricane, Putnam, WV; m: Abt. 1945 [Clyde A./Martha Lake]; d: 13 May 2011  Hurricane, Putnam, WV

                             9            Allen Joseph Pitre  b: 9 March 1927  New Orleans, LA; d: 29 November 1977  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                                              +Leona M. Pellegrin    m: 26 July 1958  Terrebonne, LA

                             9            Emile John Pitre  b: 23 December 1928  New Orleans, LA; d: 7 April 1977  Arabi, St. Bernard, LA

                                              +Patsy Rita Hebert  b: 22 August 1930  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 21 July 1951  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [John Sylvester/Sidonia Thibodaux Lapeyrouse]; d: 7 January 2002  Meraux, St. Bernard, LA

                             9            Joyce Pitre  b: Abt. 1930  New Orleans, LA; d: Aft. June 2004

                                              +George Malcolm


                             *2nd Wife of Clemille Pitre:

                                   +Agnes Hebert (Hebert)  b: Abt. 1910  Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1940 [Amedee Robert/Celesie Henriette Pitre]; d: 9 December 1950  Westwego, Jefferson, LA


                             *3rd Wife of Clemille Pitre:

                                   +Lucille Rink (Orgeron, Breaux)  b: 26 October 1906; m: 8 September 1951  Gretna, Jefferson, LA [Baptist/Eveline Benoit]; d: 19 June 1984  Algiers, Orleans, LA



Notes for Clemille Pitre:


- 1920 Daigleville, Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Harris Pitre 48 saw mill laborer, wife Laura 43, Clemille 15 oyster packery laborer, Alfred 13, Beulah 9, Alice 11 months.


- 1930 New Orleans, LA:  Clement Petre 28 delivery man/grocer, wife Emma 27, Earl 7, Beulah 5, Allen 3 years 4 months, Emile 1 year 3 months; brother-in-law William Lebouef 19 waiter/restaurant, boarder Irvin Bordeleon 25 machinist/auto repair shop  [804 Philip Street]


- 1940 New Orleans, LA:  Clemile Pitre 39 oyster shucker/wholesale oyster shop, Ula 15, Allen 13, Emile 11.  [1540 Tchoupitoulas]   Also in N.O., Irvin Bonvillian 36 metal man/retail auto repair shop, wife Emma 37, stepson Earl Pitre 17 new worker, stepdaughter Joyce Pitre 9.   [2023 St. Roch Avenue]

- 1950 Westwego, Jefferson, LA:  Clemile J. Pitre 48, wife Agnes L. 41, brother-in-law Walter G. Hebert 43.

WWII Records:  Clemile Joseph Pitre, res. Riverfront Camp #3, Jefferson Parish, LA; b. 8 Mar 1902 Houma, LA; contact Popich & Jurich Oyster House (600 N. Rampart, New Orleans, LA); 5' 3", 125 lbs., blue eyes & black hair, dark complexion, abdominal scar, scar on thumb; 16 Feb 1942 Metairie, LA.


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 19 September 1967:  Of Westwego, Louisiana on Monday, September 18, 1967, at 7:10 o'clock a.m., Clemile J. Pitre, beloved husband of Lucille Rink, father of Earle, Emile and Allan Pitre, Mrs. Eula Sovine and Mrs. Joyce Malcolm, stepfather of Mrs. Douglas Baker, Walter and Wallace Breaux, Horace and Edward Orgeron, brother of Mrs. Alice Bettanger, Mrs. Agnes Ledet and Mrs. Beulah Ledet, age 65 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from The Westside Funeral Homes Co., 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, Louisiana, on Wednesday, September 20, 1967 at 11 a.m.  Followed by Low Mass at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church, Westwego, Louisiana.  Interment in Westwego Cemetery, Westwego, Louisiana.  Friends may call after 4 p.m., Tuesday, September 19, 1967.


Notes for Emma Lebeouf:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 24 January 1969 - On Thursday, Jan. 23, 1969 at 9:45 o'clock a.m., Emma Lebeouf Bonvillian, wife of Irvin David Bonvillian, mother of Mrs. James Ed Sovine of Hurricane, W. Va., Mrs. George Malcolm and Allen Joseph Pitre of Houma, La., Earl Hall Pitre of Arabi, La. and Emile John Pitre of Chalmette, La.; sister of Mrs. Rose Babin and Chester Lebeouf of Houma, La., also survived by 24 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La., on Friday, Jan. 24, 1969 at 4 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Houma, La.  Interment in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, La.  Arrangements by the Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La.


Notes for Agnes Hebert:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 11 December 1950:  Pitre - Of Westwego, La., on Saturday, December 9, 1950, at 4 o'clock p.m., Agnes H. Hebert, wife of Clemile Pitre, sister of John, Nolan, Walter, Clarence, Joe and L. C. Pitre, Mrs. Anotole Soignet and the late Mrs. Clay Stevens.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Asbestone Corporation are invited to attend the funeral at the West Side funeral home, corner of Fifth street and Avenue D, Westwego, La., on Monday, December 11, 1950, at 10 o'clock a.m., followed by religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor church.  Interment in Westwego cemetery.


Notes for Lucille Rink:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 21 June 1984:  Lucille Rink Pitre of Algiers, LA, on Tuesday, June 19, 1984 at 4:00 p.m.  Beloved wife of the late Clemile J. Pitre by third marriage, Wallace A. Breaux Sr. by second marriage and Edward Orgeron Sr. by first marriage, mother of Horace and Edward Orgeron, Mrs. Douglas (Mildred) Breaux Baker, Walter (---gie) Breaux, Wallace (Tutty-Wally) Breaux Jr., step-mother of Anthony Breaux Sr. and the late Lorette Breaux, sister of John and Morris Rink, Mrs. Armand (Maggie) Duffoure and the late Leon Rink, Lucia Robichaux, daughter of the late Baptiste and Eveline Benoit Rink Jr., friend of Vincent F. Mustacchia, also survived by 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  Age 77 years. Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Avondale Shipyard and Avondale Harvey LA. Power & Light, officers and members of VFW Post 6793 Westwego, Ladies Auxillary, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Westside Funeral Homes 5101 Westbank Expwy., Marrero, LA, on Thursday, June 21, 1984 at 1:00 p.m.  Followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church, Algiers, LA.  Interment St. Patrick Calvary Mausoleum, New Orleans, LA.  Visitation on Wednesday, June 20, 1984 from 7:00 p.m. until midnight and on Thursday June 21, 1984 from 8:00 a.m. until service time.


Obituaries for the children:

Earl Paul Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 21 June 2004:  Earl Paul Pitre Sr., a retired auto mechanic, died Friday at Chalmette Medical Center.  He was 82.  Mr. Pitre was born in Houma and lived in Chalmette for the past 35 years.  He was an Army veteran of World War II and received a Bronze Star.  He was a member and former commander of Veteran of Foreign Wars Post No. 7610.  Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane Santos Pitre; two sons, James and Terrance Pitre; two sisters, Eula Sovine and Joyce Malcolm; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.  A funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard Memorial, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette.  Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Burial will be in Biloxi National Cemetery in Biloxi, Miss.

Tombstone Inscription, Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, Harrison, MS:  Earl Paul / Pitre Sr / Tec4 / US Army / World War II / Jan 27, 1922 / Jun 11, 2004 / from the / greatest / generation


Beulah 'Eula' Marie Pitre:  Charleston Gazette (WV) - Sunday, April 20, 2008 - Marie Sovine, 83, of Hurricane passed away at home Thursday, April 17, 2008, after a short illness.  She loved working in her garden, ceramics, bingo and being with friends and family.  She was preceded in death by her son, Buckey.  Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Ed Sovine; daughter and her husband, Brenda and Ray Epling; son and his wife, Bobby and Gayla Sovine; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 21, at Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane, with the Rev. Jim McGehee officiating.  Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery.  Friends and family may call two hours prior to the service.

Emile John Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 8 April 1977 - Emile John (Pete) Pitre, on Thursday, April 7, 1977 at 2:00 o'clock a.m., beloved husband of Patsy Hebert, son of the late Emma Lebouef and Clemile Pitre, father of Kerry, Jill, Mamie, Chad and Mickey Pitre, brother of Mrs. Eula Sovine, Mrs. Joyce Malcolm, Earl and Allen Pitre.  Aged 48 years.  A native of New Orleans and a resident of St. Bernard Parish for the past 25 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees Kaiser Aluminum and Coca Cola Bottling Co. of New Orleans, members of Guys and Dolls Bowling League, Kaiser Bowling League, Trio Belles Bowling League and Garden Low Average League, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the St. Bernard Funeral Home of Lamana-Panna-Fallo Inc., 7701 St. Bernard Hwy, Arabi, on Saturday, April 9, 1977 at 11:00 o'clock am.  Requiem Mass in parlor, interment in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery.  Friends may call after 6 p.m. Friday.


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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records

- South Louisiana Records: Church and Civil Records of Lafourche-Terrebonne Parishes  (Rev. Hebert)

- 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).

- Southwest Louisiana Records: Church and Civil Records of Parishes of Acadia, Allen Beauregard, Cameron, Calcasieu, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St Landry, St Martin, St Mary and Vermillion.

Texas deaths in RED taken from death certificates.


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