Edwin Henri Pitre

1913 Lafourche, Louisiana 1997 New Orleans, LA



Continuation of tree (4th child of Henry Francois Pitre/Marie Charlotte Use); all known surname descendants:

                9          Edwin Henri Pitre  b: 24 March 1913  Lafourche, LA; d: 1 February 1997  New Orleans, LA

                                    +Orient Umbach Adams  b: 3 September 1918  Algiers, Orleans, LA; m: 27 November 1933  New Orleans, LA [John/Loretta Adams]; d: 25 July 2006  Algiers, Orleans, LA

                            10             Loretta Ann Pitre  b: 16 January 1935  New Orleans, LA; d: 16 June 2019  Terrytown, Jefferson, LA

                                                +Donald Joseph Starkey    m: 5 September 1954

                            10             Kathryn Pitre  b: Abt. 1940; d: Aft. July 2006

                                                +--- Maronge



Notes for Edwin Henri Pitre:


- 1940 New Orleans, Louisiana:  Edwin Pitre 27 mechanic/garage, wife Orient 21, Loretta Ann 5, brother-in-law John Adams 18 soda clerk/retail drug store.   [1401 Ptolemy Street]

- 1950 New Orleans, LA:  Edwin Pitre 37 automobile metal worker/West Bond Motors, wife Orient 32, Loretta 15, Kathryn 9, widowed uncle Henry Mohler 65, brother John Adams 28 office/drug co.

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 3 February 1997:  Edwin Henri Pitre, age 83 years, on Saturday, February 1, 1997 at 5:17 o'clock P.M.  Beloved husband of Orient Pitre.  Father of Lorette Starkey and Kathryn Maronge.  Survived by six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  Son of the late Marie Usey and Henri Pitre.  Brother of the late Anita Thibodaux, Elise Foucha, Alice Malbrough, John, Charles, Alfred and Murphy Pitre.  A resident of New Orleans, LA, for the past 65 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Funeral Mass to be celebrated from the chapel of Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc., Harvey, LA, on Monday, February 3, 1997 at 3:00 o'clock P.M.  Interment Westlawn Memorial Park.  Parlors will be open Monday, February 3, 1997 at 12:00 noon.

Notes for Orient Umbach Adams:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Tuesday, 25 July 2006:  Orient Umbach Adams Pitre passed away on Monday, July 25, 2006.  Beloved wife of the late Edwin H. Pitre.  Mother of Loretta P. Starkey and Kathryn P. Maronge.  Daughter of the late Loretta Adams Umbach and John Umbach.  Adopted daughter of the late Zelle and Conrad Adams.  Sister of John A.U. Adams, John Umbach, Jr., Ralph Umbach, Rosemond Bayhi and the late Johnetta U. Hanks.  Also survived by 6 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, loving nieces and nephews.  Age 87 years.  A lifetime resident of Algiers, LA.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, LA on Tuesday, July 25, 2006 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment Westlawn Memorial Park.  Parlors will be open Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.


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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:  21 August 2022.