Edgar Abbie Pitre

1907 Thibodaux, Louisiana 1974 Thibodaux, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (1st child of Leandre Edgard Pitre/Marie Rita Lily Gros); all known surname descendants:

                9           Edgar Abbie Pitre  b: 24 December 1907  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 27 November 1974  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA 

                                     + Lucille Marie Bonvillain (Thibodaux)  b: 3 January 1911  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 27 February 1933  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Edgar Pierre/Leoncia Zulmee Leblanc]; d: 25 May 1994  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                               10        Edward Joseph Pitre  b: 20 January 1935  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 February 1995  Lafitte Hill, East Baton Rouge, LA


                              *2nd Wife of Edgar Abbie Pitre:

                                     + Corrine Beatrice Guillot (Blanchard)  b: 14 November 1909  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 18 April 1954  Lafourche, LA [Orestile/Octavie Freeman]; d: 15 December 1979  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA 



Notes for Edgar Abbie Pitre:


- 1940 rural Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA:  Edgard Pitre 64 ('upkeep'), wife Rita 53, Edgard A. 32 laborer/farm, Maurice 19 laborer/farm, Raoul 18 new worker/farm, Mervil 13, Leander 11.  [Greenwood Plantation]


- 1950 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA:  Widow Rita G. Pitre 63, Edgar A. 43 maintenance dept./city dept.


WWII Records:  Edgar Abbie Pitre Jr., res. Thibodaux, LA; b. 24 Dec 1907 Thibodaux, LA; mother Mrs. Edgar Pitre; 5'11", 154 lbs., gray eyes & brown hair, ruddy complexion, false teeth; 16 Oct 1940 Thibodaux, LA.

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 29 November 1974:  Edgar A. (So) Pitre, on Wednesday, November 27, 1974, at 4:30 o'clock p.m.; husband of Corrine Guillot Pitre, father of Edward Pitre, stepfather of Mrs. Lawrence Allemand, Earl, Leroy and Alton Blanchard, Mrs. William Besson; brother of John, Joseph, Morris, Raoul, Merville and Leander Pitre, Mrs. Harry Bonvillain, Mrs. O'Neal Andras and the late Mrs. Frank Hoffman and Eves Benoit; also survived by 22 grandchildren; age 66 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Landry Funeral Home, Thibodaux, Louisiana on Saturday, November 30, 1974 at 10:00 a.m., followed by religious services at St. Genevieve Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m.  Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery.  Visitation on Friday from 3:00 o'clock p.m. until 11:00 p.m. and on Saturday 8:00 a.m. until funeral time.


Tombstone Inscription:  St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Edgar A. Pitre Sr. / PFC  US Army / Dec. 24, 1907 - Nov. 27, 1974  //  Corinne G. Pitre / born Nov. 14, 1909 / died Dec. 15, 1979 / R. I. P.


Notes for Corrine Beatrice Guillot:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 17 December 1979:  Corinne B. Pitre, on Saturday, December 15, 1979, at 11 o'clock a.m., wife of the late Edgar Pitre, mother of Mrs. Shirley Allemand of Lockport, La., Earl Blanchard of Larose, La., Alton Blanchard of Virginia, Mrs. Sarah Besson, and Leroy Blanchard of Thibodaux, La., daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Orestile Guillot; also survived by 16 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild, age 70 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Landry Funeral Home, Thibodaux, on Tuesday, December 18, 1979 at 10:30 a.m., followed by religious services at Assembly of God Church at 11 a.m.  Interment St. Joseph Cemetery.  Visitation on Monday 3 p.m. until 11 p.m., Tuesday 8 a.m. until funeral time.  Arrangements by Landry Funeral Home.


Obituary for the son:

Edward Joseph Pitre:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church in Thibodaux for Edward Joseph Pitre, 60, a native of Thibodaux and resident of Lafitte, who died at 3:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 (1995) at Rapides General Hospital in Alexandria.  Visitation will be 6 to 11 p.m. today and 8 to 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Westside Funeral Home in Marrero.  Burial will be in the church Cemetery.  He was the son of Edgard and Lucille Bonvillian Pitre; father of Murray Paul, Lorraine and Ellis Pitre, Jeanine Courville, Cecile Martin and Tammy Coco; brother of Mary Murphy and Philip Bourgeois.  He is also survived by 16 grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Pitre; and a sister Gladys Netto.  Westside Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription:  St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Edward J. Pitre / Jan. 20, 1935 / Feb. 23, 1995


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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:  17 August 2022.