Elsoyd Anthony Pitre

1914 Houma, Louisiana 1987 Gretna, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (1st child of Joseph Elie Pitre/Lena Marie Bergeron); all known surname descendants:

                 9          Elsoyd Anthony Pitre  b: 3 September 1914  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 29 October 1987  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                                 +Mabel Justine Matherne  b: 26 February 1913  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1933 [Pierre/Melodia Josephine Sapia]; d: 18 January 1987  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                      10                Diana Pitre  b: Abt. 1934

                                             +--- Redd

                      10                Shirley Pitre  b: Abt. 1936

                                             +--- Cambre

                      10                Wayne Anthony Pitre  b: 12 April 1939  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 13 September 1974  Waggaman, Jefferson, LA

                                             +Rosemary Mixon

                      10                Fay Pitre  b: Abt. 1941; d: Aft. 1950

                      10                Mark Pitre  b: July 1949; d: Aft. 1950

                      10                Jamie Pitre 

                                             +--- Dubois



Notes for Elsoyd Anthony Pitre:


- 1940 Raceland, Lafourche, Louisiana:  Elsoyd Pitre 25 laborer, wife Mabel 26, Diana 5, Shirley 3, Wayne 11 months.

- 1950 Harvey, Jefferson, LA:  Elsoid Pitre 36 deck hand/tug boat co., wife Mabel M. 37, Diana 15, Shirley 13, Wayne 11, Fay 8, Mark (July).

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 31 October 1987:  Mr. Elsoyd Anthony Pitre of Gretna, La., on Thursday, October 29, 1987 at 10:20 o'clock a.m.  Beloved husband of the late Mabel Matherne Pitre.  Father of Diane Redd, Shirley Cambre, Jamie Dubois and Mark Pitre and the late Wayne Pitre.  Son of the late Lena Bergeron and Elie Pitre.  Brother of Eva Picou, Doris Rhodes and the late Flandris Pitre.  Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  Age 73 years.  A native of Houma, La., and a resident of Gretna, La. for the past 48 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of E.N. Bisso and Son are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial from the Chapel of Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc., 2100 West Bank Expressway, Harvey, La., on Saturday, October 31, 1987 at 11:00 o'clock a.m.  A parishioner of St. Anthony Catholic Church.  Interment West Lawn Cemetery. Parlors will be open on Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.


Tombstone Inscription, Westlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Gretna, LA:  PITRE / Mabel M. Pitre / Feb. 26, 1913 - Jan. 18, 1987 / Elsoyd A. Pitre / Sep. 3, 1914 - Oct. 29, 1987


Notes for Mabel Justine Matherne:

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 18 January 1987:  Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mothe Funeral Home, Harvey, for Mabel Pitre, 73, a native of Raceland and a resident of Gretna who died Sunday (18th) at 5:05 a.m.  Visitation is scheduled from 6-11 p.m. today at the funeral home, with interment in Westlawn Park.  She was the wife of Elsoyd Pitre; mother of Diana Redd, Shirley Cambre, Jamie Dubois and Mark Pitre; and sister of Essie Cole and Nettie Gaddis.  She is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by one son, Wayne Pitre; her parents, Molodia Sapia and Pierre Matherne; two sisters, Pearl Reed Bergeron and Ivy Matherne; and three brothers, Nelson, Eldon and Roy Matherne.


Obituaries for the children:

Wayne Anthony Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 15 September 1974:  Wayne A. Pitre, of Waggaman, La. on Friday, September 13, 1974 at 8:00 o'clock p.m.  Beloved husband of Rosemary Mixon.  Father of Michael, Elizabeth, Susan, James and Randall Pitre.  Step-father of Eddie Jackson.  Son of Mabel Matherne and Elsoyd Pitre.  Brother of Mrs. Diana Redd, Mrs. Shirley A. Cambre, Mrs. James Dubois and Mark Pitre.  Age 35 years.  A native of Raceland, La. and a resident of Harvey and Waggaman, La. for the past 34 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Avondale Shipyards Corporation, American Finance Company and Bisso Towing Company are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Mothe Funeral Homes Inc., 2100 West Bank Expressway in Harvey, La. on Monday, September 16, 1974 at 11:00 o'clock will be celebrated at St. Anthony Catholic Church.  Interment in West Lawn Memorial Park.  Parlors will be open on Sunday, September 15, 1974 from 6:00 o'clock p.m. until midnight.



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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.


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