Ecland Marius Pitre

1901 Lafourche, Louisiana 1974 Galliano, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (4th child of Pierre 'Melise' Pitre/Adolphine Marie Hebert); all known surname descendants:

                 9          Ecland Marius Pitre  b: 4 April 1901  Lafourche, LA; d: 1 November 1974  Galliano, Lafourche,  LA

                                   +Florida Marie Angelette  b: 22 March 1904  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1922  Lafourche, LA [Maximillien Alexandre/Marie Perrin]; d: 15 August 1965  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Irene Pitre  b: 10 March 1924  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 4 July 2012  Galliano, Lafourche,  L

                                           + Richard Paul St. Pierre  b: 31 March 1923  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1946 [Valmont Adam/Eve Norida Gisclair]; d: 3 May 1998  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Landry Gratien Pitre  b: 18 December 1925  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 14 August 2005  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Vilma Fuselier  b: 13 June 1930  Buras, Plaquemines, LA; m: unknown [William/Nettie Tullier]; d: 3 February 2015  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Velma Eve 'Sweet' Pitre  b: 24 September 1928  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 20 May 1998  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Inez Marie Pitre  b: 11 November 1930  Lafourche, LA; d: 1 May 2003  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                            +Dudley Donald Richoux  b: 21 February 1938; m: unknown [Wilson J./Irene Thibodaux]; d: 2 September 1986  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Rita Pitre  b: Abt. 1932  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. July 2012

                                            + Walton Blanchard

                           10         Ecland Pitre  b: Abt. 1933  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. July 2012

                           10         Norma Theresa Pitre  b: 25 January 1935  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 7 May 1995  Lockport, Lafourche, LA

                                            +Sam John Gisclair    m: unknown; d: Aft. May 1995

                           10         Claude Anthony Pitre  b: 16 October 1938  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. July 2012

                                            +Emma Lois Gisclair  b: 15 March 1938  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1960 [Antoine J./Alcida Doucet]; d: 9 June 1997  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA 

                           10         Harris Pitre  b: 10 May 1940  Lafourche, LA; d: 7 April 1941  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Lelia Pitre  b: 19 January 1942  Lafourche, LA; d: 29 July 1953  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Leo 'Blackie' Pitre  b: Abt. 1944; d: Aft. July 2012


 

Notes for Ecland Marius Pitre:

Census

- 1930 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Echland Pitre 29, wife Florida 26, Irene 6, Landry 4 years 2 months, Velma 1 year 7 months.

- 1940 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Ecland Pitre 39 fisherman/own oyster boat [$800 house value], wife Florida 36, Irene 16, Landry 14, Velma 11, Inez 9, Rita 8, Ecland Jr. 7, Norma 5, Claud 1.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Ackond Pitre Sr. 49 fisherman/fishing shrimp, wife Florida A. 46, Velma 21 peeler/shrimp, Ackond Jr. 16 fisherman/fishing shrimp, Norma 15, Claudie 11, Lelia 8, Leo 5.

Tombstone inscription, Hebert Cemetery, Galliano:  ECLAND M. PITRE / Florida A. Pitre / born Mar. 22, 1904 / died Aug. 15, 1965 / Ecland Pitre / Apr. 4, 1901 / Nov. 1, 1974

Notes for Florida Marie Angelette:

Obituary:  Times Picayune, 17 August 1965:  At Our Lady of the Sea, Hospital, Galiano, La., on Sunday, August 15, 1965, at 7:10 o'clock p.m., Florida Marie Angelette, beloved wife of Ecland Pitre, mother of Landry, Ecland Jr., Claude, Leo and Velma Pitre, Mrs. Richard St. Pierre, Mrs. Dudley Richoux, Mrs. Walton (Lolo) Blanchard, Mrs. Sam John Gisclair Jr., and the late Lela, Helen, and Harris Paul Pitre, sister of Mrs. Ambrose Martin, Mrs. Valmont St. Pierre, Mrs. Waldon Toups, Mrs. Angelle Ambert Sr., and Oliver Angelette and the late Emile Angelette Sr. and Marie Perrin, age 61 years, a native of Leeville, La., and a resident of Galiano, La., survived by 25 grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., on Tuesday, August 17, 1965, at 10 o'clock a.m., religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, Golden Meadow, La.  Interment in Hebert Cemetery, Golden Meadow, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La. in charge.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Irene Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  Irene P St. Pierre, 88, a native of Golden Meadow and a resident of Galliano, died on July, 4 2012.  A visitation will be held from 9 am. to Mass time at 11 am. on Sat. July 7, 2012 at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow.  A Burial will follow in the Hebert Cemetery in Galliano.  She is survived by her son, Richard "Ricky" St. Pierre, Jr. and wife Pam, daughters, Jan St. Pierre, Jennifer Ogle, Janice LeBlanc and Janelle Bourg and husband Kent Sr., brothers, Claude Pitre, Ecland Pitre, Jr., and Leo "Blackie" Pitre, sister, Rita Blanchard, 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard St. Pierre, Sr., parents, Ecland, Sr. and Florida Angelette Pitre, brothers, Harris Pitre and Landry Pitre, sisters, Norma Gisclair, Velma "Sweet" Pitre, Inez Richoux and Lelia Pitre.  Samart-Mothe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Landry Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 15 August 2005:  Landry G. Pitre, 79, a native and resident of Galliano, died at 4:20 a.m. Aug. 14, 2005.  Visitation will be 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with burial at the Hebert Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Vilma F. Pitre; sons, Michael "T-Black" Pitre; daughter, Nadine Pitre; brothers Leo "Blackie" Pitre, Claude Pitre and Ecland Pitre Jr.; brother, Harris Pitre; sisters, Lelia Pitre, Norma Pitre Gisclair, Velma "Sweet" Pitre and Inez Pitre Richoux.  He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church.  He was a World War II veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart Award.  He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.  He was retired.  His hobbies were fishing, trawling and handyman work.  Samart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone inscription, Hebert Cemetery, Galliano: You are loved always & forever / Landry Gratien Pitre / TEC 5 US Army / World War II / Dec. 18, 1925 - Aug. 14, 2005 / Purple Heart  / Vilma F. Pitre / June 13, 1930 - Feb. 3, 2015

 

Velma Eva Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow for Velma Eve "Sweet" Pitre, 69, a native and resident of Galliano, who died at 10:33 a.m. May 20,1998.  Visitation will be 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.  Burial will be at Hebert Cemetery.  She was the sister of Landry, Leo, Ecland Jr. and Claude Pitre, Irene St Pierre, Inez Richoux and Rita Blanchard.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Ecland Pitre Sr. and Florida Angelette Pitre; brother, Harris Pitre; and sisters, Leila Pitre and Norma Gisclair.  She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church.  Samart Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.

 

Inez Marie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  Inez Pitre Richoux, 72, a native of Lafourche and resident of Cut Off, died at 5:30 a.m. May 1, 2003.  Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, with burial at the church cemetery.  She is survived by her husband, Dudley "Nanue" Richoux; daughters, Donna Richoux Hinds, Gwen Richoux Sadler and Laura Richoux Adams; brothers, Ecland Jr., Landry, Claude and Leo Pitre; sisters, Irene P. St. Pierre and Rita P. Blanchard; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Ecland Sr. and Florida Angelette Pitre; brother, Harris Pitre; sisters, Lelia and Velma Pitre and Norma Gisclair.

 

Norma Theresa Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow for Norma Theresa Pitre Gisclair, 60, a native of Galliano and resident of Lockport, who died at 11:20 a.m. Sunday, May 7 (1995).  Visitation will be 9 a.m. to funeral time Tuesday at the church.  Burial will be in Hebert Cemetery.  She was the wife of Sam J. Gisclair Jr.; mother of Gerard John and Jesse John Gisclair and Vanessa G. Perez; sister of Velma, Landry, Ecland Jr., Claude and Leo Pitre, Irene St. Pierre, Rita Blanchard and Inez Richoux.  She is also survived by six grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Ecland and Florida Angelette Pitre; a son, Troy Gisclair; a daughter, Charmine Gisclair; a brother, Harris Pitre; and a sister, Lelia Pitre.  Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone inscription, Hebert Cemetery, Galliano:  Norma P. Gisclair / born 1-25-1935 - died 5-7-1995

 

Harris Pitre:  Tombstone inscription, Hebert Cemetery, Galliano:  Harris Pitre / born May 10, 1940 / died April 7, 1941

 

Lelia Pitre:  Tombstone inscription, Hebert Cemetery, Galliano:  Lelia Pitre / Jan. 19, 1942 / July 29, 1953

 

 

 

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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- 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:  18 June 2022.