Elie Joseph Pitre

1898 Montegut, Louisiana 1978 Delcambre, LA



Continuation of tree (2nd child of John Lee Pitre/Marie Frances Autin); all known surname descendants:

                9        Elie Joseph Pitre  b: 8 February 1898  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 24 June 1978  Delcambre, Iberia, LA

                                   +Leona Addie Leboeuf  b: 30 January 1900  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 21 January 1921  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Beattie Paul/Olympia Aimee Hebert]; d: 20 August 1934  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Wilbert James Pitre  b: 7 March 1923  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; d: 30 March 2006  Delcambre, Vermilion, LA

                                          +Hilda Mary Boudelouche  b: 3 November 1921; m: 23 November 1941; d: 2 March 2007  Delcambre, Vermilion, LA

                            10        Doris Marie Pitre  b: 7 December 1925  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 23 July 1997  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                           + Veday Joseph Malbrough  b: 2 June 1926  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 7 December 1941; d: 11 January 1983  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Lee Roy J. Pitre  b: 12 April 1928  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; d: 14 October 2006  Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

                                          +Betty Jean Fabacher  b: 6 November 1933  Lafayette, Lafayette, LA; m: 24 December 1949  Lafayette, Lafayette, LA [Leo P./---]; d: 29 October 2000

                                        *2nd Wife of Lee Roy Pitre:

                                          +Anna Lou Theriot  b: 24 August 1928  Breaux Bridge, LA; m: 3 February 1960 [Luke/Louisa Connier]; d: 20 March 2021  Lafayette, Lafayette, LA


                                *2nd Wife of Elie Joseph Pitre:

                                   +Aggie Marie Dupre  b: 13 January 1911  Terrebonne, LA; m: 12 December 1937  [Joseph/Nozelia Leboeuf]; d: 21 August 1951  Lafayette, Lafayette, LA


                                *3rd Wife of Elie Joseph Pitre:

                                   +Laurence Goutierrez (Broussard)  b: Abt. 1894; m: unknown; d: 8 September 1959  Erath, Vermillion, LA



Notes for Elie Joseph Pitre:


- 1930 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Elie J. Pete 32, wife Leona A. 30, Wilbert J. 7, Doris M. 4 years 3 months, Leeroy J. 1 year 11 months.


- 1940 Terrebonne, LA:  Elie Pitre 42 contractor boat builder/self boat builder, wife Aggie 29, Wilbert 17 deckhand/Voohies tug boat, Doris 14, LeRoy 12.  [Little Caillou Route]

- 1950 Lafayette, Lafayette, LA:  Elie Pitre 52 boat builder/shipyard, wife Aggie 39.

WWI registration records:  Elie Joseph Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 8 Feb 1898; Francis Autin Pitre; short height, medium build; blue eyes & light brown hair.

WWII Records:  Elie Joseph Pitre, res. Chauvin, LA; b. 8 Feb 1898 Montegut, LA; contact Mrs. Alie Joseph Pitre; 5'2", 127 lbs., blue eyes & blonde hair, light complexion, scar under right eye; 16 Feb 1942 Houma, LA.


Tombstone Inscription:  St. Joseph Cemetery, Chauvin, LA:  Aggie Marie Dupre / wife of / Elie Pitre / Jan. 13, 1911 / Aug. 21, 1951 / Elie J. Pitre / Feb. 8, 1898 / June 24, 1978.  Also: Leona L. Pitre / Jan. 30, 1900 / Aug. 15, 1934


Notes for Aggie Marie Dupre:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (LA), Thursday, 23 August 1951:  At the residence, Lafayette, La., on Tuesday, August 21, 1951, at 8:30 o'clock p.m., Aggie Marie Dupre, beloved wife of Elie J. Pitre, daughter of the late Joseph Dupre and Nozelia LeBoeuf, sister of Dennis, Willis, Loveless, Sidney and Paul Dupre, also Mrs. Elie LeBoeuf, Mrs. Ralph Dupre, Mrs. Ira Savoie, Mrs. Jules Minnich, Mrs. Lawrence Chauvin and Mrs. Waldron Eschete; aged 40 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the residence of Loveless Dupre, Chauvin, La., on Thursday, August 23, 1951, at 3 o'clock p.m.  Services at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Chauvin, La.  Interment in St. Joseph's Catholic cemetery, Chauvin, La.  Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, La., in charge.


Notes for Laurence Goutierrez:

Obituary:  Abbeville Meridional (Abbeville, LA), Thursday, 10 September 1959:  Mrs. Elie Pitre Services are Held.  Funeral services were conducted at the Broussard funeral home in Erath at 4 p.m., Wednesday for Mrs. Elie Pitre, 65, the former Laurence Goutierrez, who died in the Erath hospital at 1 p.m., Tuesday.  Mrs. Pitre was a resident of Delcambre.  Burial was in the Miguez cemetery at Delcambre.  Survivors include her husband; one son, Anthony Broussard of Erath; one stepdaughter, Mrs. V. J. Mulbrough of Houma; two stepsons, Leroy Pitre of Lafayette and Wilbert Pitre of Delcambre; and one sister, Mrs. Rudolph Delcambre of Delcambre.  The Broussard funeral home of Erath was in charge of arrangements.


Obituaries for the children:

Wilbert James Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), 1 April 2006:  Wilbert James Pitre, 83, a native of Chauvin and longtime resident of Delcambre, died at 1:15 a.m. Thursday, March 30, 2006, at his residence surrounded by his loved ones.  Visitation will be from noon until 10 p.m. Sunday with a rosary at 7 p.m., and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Monday at Evangeline Funeral Home in New Iberia.  A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with the Rev. Herb Bennerfeild officiating.  Interment will follow at Our Lady of the Lake Mausoleum.  He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Hilda Boudelouche Pitre of Delcambre; one son, Bryan Pitre Sr. and wife, Sandra, of Delcambre; one brother, LeRoy Pitre, of Lafayette; one daughter-in-law, Ruth Pitre, of Delcambre; five grandchildren, Mary LeBlanc and husband, Kerry, of New Iberia, Bryan Pitre Jr. and wife, Janet, Zachary Pitre and wife, Buffy, Stacie Pommier and husband, Carl, and Patrick Pitre, all of Delcambre; seven great-grandchildren, Len Monceaux and wife, Lena, Austin Sonnier, Trevor Pitre, Adam Pitre and Jayce Pitre, all of Delcambre, Misty LeBlanc of Broussard, and Cheramie Pitre of Dodson; three great-great-grandchildren, Kelsea Monceaux, Braie Monceaux and David Monceaux, all of Delcambre; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Elie and Leona LeBouef Pitre; one son, David J. Pitre Sr.; one grandson, David J. Pitre Jr.; and one sister, Doris Malbrough.  He was a respected boat builder in several parishes until he started his own business in Delcambre, Pitre Shipyard.  He enjoyed fishing and hunting, but most of all he loved spending time with his family.  He was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church where he was an usher and passed the collection.  Pallbearers will be Bryan Pitre Jr., Carl Pommier, Zachary Pitre, Kerry LeBlanc, Len Monceaux, Patrick Pitre and Austin Sonnier.  Honorary pallbearers will be Trevor Pitre, Adam Pitre and David Monceaux.  Evangeline Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Doris Marie Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA):  Doris Marie Pitre Malbrough, a native of Chauvin and resident of Houma, died
at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 1997.  Visitation will be from 4 to 10 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to funeral time
Friday at Falgout Funeral Home.  The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.  Mass will be at 10:30 am. Friday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by three sons, Peter E. and Pius J. Malbrough, both of Houma, and Percy J. Malbrough of Augusta, Ga; two daughters, Polly A. Thibodeaux and
Paula M. Ledet,
both of Houma; two brothers, Wilbert and Leroy Pitre, both of Delcambre; 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Veday J. Malbrough Jr.; her parents, Elie and Leona LeBouef Pitre; and two sons, Patrick J. and Paul A. Malbrough.  She was a homemaker and a parishioner of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma:  V.J. MALBROUGH JR / in loving memory of / Doris M. Pitre Malbrough / Dec. 7, 1925 - July 23, 1997 / Tammy Benoit Thibodeaux / 4-13-73 - 4-28-98 / Paula Marie Ledet / Aug. 20, 1956 - Jan. 25, 2012 / Paul A. Malbrough / 10-25-61 - 4-27-81 / Veday J. Malbrough / PVT US Army / World War II / June 2, 1926 - Jan. 11, 1983


Lee Roy Pitre:  The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, LA), Sunday, 15 October 2006:  Lee Roy J. Pitre Sr.  Lafayette - Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, at La Chapelle de Martin & Castille for Lee Roy J. Pitre Sr., 78, who passed away Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, at Southwest Medical Center.  Interment will be in Fountain Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Lou T. Pitre, of Lafayette; three sons, Lee Roy Pitre Jr. and his wife Lilia, of Lafayette, Jarvis Pitre and his wife, Tammy, of Lafayette and Eric Pitre and his wife, Laura, of Frisco, Texas; nine grandchildren, Desiree Pitre and her husband, Mark, Elizabeth Pitre, Stephanie Pitre, Dilyara and Jana Emiraliyeva, Daniel Pitre, Matthew Pitre, Nathan Pitre and Cohn Pitre; and two great-grandchildren, Jacob and Victoria Sehedler.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Elie Joseph Pitre and the former, Leona LeBouef; one brother, Wilbert Joseph Pitre; one sister, Doris Malbrough; and one granddaughter, Emily Pitre.  A native of Chauvin and a resident of Lafayette for 66 years, Mr. Pitre was a veteran of military service, having served in the United States Army.  He was a retired carpenter, specializing in cabinetry and worked as a supervisor for over 25 years with Dwight Andrus Home Builders.  Prior to that, he built shrimp boats, starting at a very young age with his father.  Mr. Pitre extremely enjoyed the outdoors and his favorite hobbies were fishing, hunting, shrimping and crabbing.  A rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, in the Martin & Castille Funeral Home in Lafayette.  The family requests that visiting hours be observed Sunday, from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. and continue Monday, from 8 a.m. until time of service.  Pallbearers will be Lee Roy Pitre Jr., Jarvis Pitre, Eric Pitre, Shane Trahan, John Traschel and James Williams.

- The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA), Tuesday, 17 October 2006 - Lafayette - Services for Lee Roy J. Pitre Sr., 78, were held Monday at La Chapelle de Martin & Castille Funeral Home.  Burial followed in Fountain Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  He died Saturday at Southwest Medical Center.  He was an Army veteran and a retired cabinet maker.



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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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