Frank Joseph Pitre

1895 Westwego, Louisiana – 1981 Westwego, LA



Continuation of tree (1st child of Eugene Alcide Pitre/Josephine Lefort); all known surname descendants:

                9           Frank Joseph Pitre  b: 14 February 1895  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; d: 21 March 1981  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                   +Marie Louise Savoie (Ledet)  b: 2 November 1889  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1922 [Estival/Marguerite Danos]; d: 27 August 1981  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                            10           Leatrice M. Pitre  b: 1 December 1923  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; d: 15 November 2010  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                                 +John Clay Poche  b: 23 October 1924  Donaldsonville, Ascension, LA; m: Abt. 1948 [Sidney Joseph/Annette Amelie Portier]; d: 20 August 2019  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                            10           Norma J. Pitre  b: 15 October 1930  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; d: 22 December 1978  Gautier, Jackson, MS

                                                 +Paul D. Roberti  b: 3 October 1936  Chicago, Cook, IL; m: Abt. 1960 [Romolo/Ruth Larson]; d: 7 February 2013  D'Iberville, Harrison, MS



Notes for Frank Joseph Pitre:


- 1930 Westwego, Jefferson, Louisiana:  Joseph F. Pitre 35 celatex plant laborer, wife Louise M. 40, Leatrice M. 6.  [572 Avenue A]


- 1940 Westwego, Jefferson, LA:  Joseph F. Pitre 45 [$1000 house value] pipe fitter helper/oil storage co., wife Louise M. 50, Leatrice M. 16, Norma J. 9.   [572 Avenue A]

- 1950 Westwego, Jefferson, LA:  Joseph F. Pitre 55 watchman/railroad, wife Louise M. 60, Norma T. 19, son-in-law John Poche 25 training for drag line & crane operator/digging drainage ditches, wife Leatrice M. 26, Louise A. 1.

WWI registration record:  Frank Joseph Pitre; Jefferson, LA; born 14 Feb 1895 (Westwego); single; medium height, medium build; gray eyes & brown hair.

WWII Records:  Joseph Frank Pitre, res. 572 Ave. A, Westwego, LA; b. 14 Feb 1895 Westwego, LA; contact Mrs. Joseph F. Pitre; 5'2", 130 lbs. gray eyes & brown hair, ruddy complexion; 25 Apr 1942 Gretna, LA.

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 22 March 1981:  Joseph F. Pitre, on Saturday, March 21, 1981, at 11:50 o'clock a.m., beloved husband of Louise Savoie Pitre, father of Leatrice P. Poche, and the late Norma P. Roberti; brother of Beatrice Robert, and the late Ernest B. Pitre; also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, 10 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren, a native and lifelong resident of Westwego, age 86 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also members of the American Legion Post 284, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Westwego Funeral Home of William Betz Sons, 327 Sala Avenue, on Monday, March 23, 1981, at 11:45 o'clock a.m.  Mass at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church.  Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Westwego.  Friends may call after 6 p.m. Sunday.


Tombstone Inscription:  Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Westwego, LA:  Charles C. Savoie / born Dec. 19, 1872, died Feb. 29, 1952 / Norma Pitre Roberti / born Oct. 15, 1930, died Dec. 22, 1978 / Joseph F. Pitre / born Feb. 14, 1895, died Mar. 21, 1981 / Louise S. Pitre / born Nov. 2, 1889, died Aug. 27, 1981 / Leatrice Pitre Poche / born Dec. 1, 1923, died Nov. 15, 2010


Notes for Marie Louise Savoie:

Obituary:  Houma Courier (LA), Monday, 31 August 1981:  Funeral services were held Saturday at William Betz and Sons Funeral Home, Westwego, for S. Louise Pitre, 91, a native of Larose and a resident of Westwego for 58 years, who died at 5 p.m. Thursday.  She was the wife of the late Joseph Pitre; mother of Mrs. Leatrice Poche and the late Norma Roberti; sister of the late Eugene, Edmond, Clay, Henry, Armond, Octave and Elise Ledet.  She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Obituaries for the children:

Leatrice M. Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Thursday, 18 November 2010:  Leatrice Pitre Poché, born in Westwego and resided there her entire life.  Born in 1923, Died 11/15/2010. Wife of John Clay Poché for 62 years.  Daughter of Louise Savoie Pitre, born in Larose, LA, and Joseph Valentine Pitre, born in Westwego, LA.  Mother of Louise Poché, Colleen Poché, Adriel Poché, Joel Poché, René Poché, Aaron Poché, Dara Poché, and Samara Poché.  Mother-in-law of Theresa Landry Poché, Evelyn Smith Poché, and Lisa Kelley Poché.  Sister of the late Norma Pitre Roberti.  Godmother of Kathleen Roberti McDaniel, and Carolyn Roberti Belton.  Grandmother of Tony Poché, Shawn Poché, Yardley Poché, April Poché Hanley, Tammy Poché, Jennifer Poché Pickett, and Great Grandmother of Brian Webster, Cody Jackson, Jacob Dean, David Hanley Jr., Garrett Bell and the late Michael Poché.  Grandmother-in-law of Patrick Williams, David Hanley Sr., and Keith Pickett.  Parishioner of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church and member of the Holy Name Society, Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, OLPS Golden Age Group, and Recognized Volunteer for Jefferson Parish and Westwego Senior Citizen Center.  A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, November 19, 2010 at 11:30 AM at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church in Westwego.  Visitation will be at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM.  Inurnment will be in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery.


Norma Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Tuesday, 26 December 1978:  Norma Pitre Roberti, of Gautier, Miss., on Friday, December 22, 1978, beloved wife of Paul Roberti, mother of Kathleen and Carolyn Roberti, all of Gautier, Miss., daughter of Mrs. Louise Savoie and Joseph Pitre, sister of Leatrice Poche, all of Westwego, La.; also survived by 4 nieces and 4 nephews, age 48 years; a native of Westwego, La., and a resident of Gautier, Miss. for the past 17 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also members of St. Marys Catholic Church, Gautier, Miss., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Westwego Funeral Home of William Betz's Sons, 327 Sala Ave., on Wednesday, December 27, 1978, at 11 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church.  Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery.  Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. Tuesday, December 26, 1978


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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:  16 August 2022.