Gaston Bryan Pitre

1902 Donaldsonville, LA 1974 Mobile, Alabama



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Louis Napoleon 'Emile' Pitre/Anne Maunoyr); all known surname descendants:

                 9          Gaston Bryan Pitre  b: 26 June 1902  Lutcher, St. James, LA; d: 1 March 1974  Mobile, Mobile, AL

                                      +Marian Josephine Key  b: 3 November 1906  Louisiana; m: January 1926  New Orleans, LA; d: 23 May 1996  Mobile, Mobile, AL

                             10             Gaston Bryan Pitre  b: 26 March 1930  New Orleans, Orleans, LA; d: 30 March 1997  Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, LA

                                                +Nettie Autry    d: Bef. September 2018

                             10             Marion Pitre  b: Abt. 1932  New Orleans, Orleans, LA; d: 22 March 2008  Milton, Santa Rosa, FL

                                                +Wayne James Anderton

                             10             Janet D. Pitre  b: Abt. 1943  Louisiana   

                                                +Ronald K. Pederson

                             10             Barbara Ann Pitre  b: Abt. 1945  Louisiana 

                                                +--- Mazzarella



Notes for Gaston Bryan Pitre:


- 1930 New Orleans, Louisiana:  Gaston B. Pitre 28 (civil engineer/telephone company), wife of 4 years Marion J. 23, Gaston Jr. infant.

- 1940 New Orleans, Orleans, LA:  Gaston Pitre 37 salesman/telephone company, wife Marian 33, Gaston Jr. 10, Marian Jr. 8.  [204 S. Olympia Street]

- 1950 Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia:  Gaston B. Pitre 48 civil engineer/telephone operator, wife Marion J. 43, Gaston B. Jr. 20, Janet D. 6, Barbara A. 4.

WWII Records:  Gaston Bryan Pitre, res. 204 South Olympia, New Orleans, LA; b. 26 Jun 1902 Lutcher, LA; wife Mrs. G. B. Pitre; 5'11 1/2", 180 lbs., brown eyes & brown hair, light complexion; 14 Feb 1942 New Orleans, LA.


1945 Atlanta, GA City Directory:  Pitre Gaston B (Marion J) rate eng SBT&TCo h 1286 Harder NE


Obituary:  Mobile Register (Mobile, AL), Saturday, 2 March 1974:  Mr. Gaston Bryan Pitre Sr. - A native of Lutcher, La., and a resident of Mobile for the past year.  He was a member of St. Dominic's Catholic Church and was a member of the Pioneers of Southern Bell Telephone Company.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Marion J. Key Pitre of Mobile; three daughters, Mrs. Wayne J. (Marion) Anderton of Pensacola, Fla., Mrs. Ronald K. (Janet) Pederson, of Mobile; and Miss Barbara Ann Pitre of Mobile; one son, Gaston Bryan Pitre Jr., of Huntsville, Ala.; three sisters, Mrs. Lula Armstrong and Miss Marie Pitre both of New Orleans, La. and Mrs. Rita Portney of Dallas, Texas; one brother, Woodrow Pitre of Lafayette, La.; four grandchildren and one great-grandson and other relatives.  The family will receive friends after 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 1974, at Belmany Funeral Home, after which his remains will be sent to New Orleans.  The Rosary will be said Saturday, March 2, 1974, at 1 p.m. followed by entombment in Hope Mausoleum, St. John's Cemetery, New Orleans.  The family will receive friends in New Orleans at Jacob-Schoen Funeral Home, after 4 p.m. Sunday.  Local funeral arrangements by Belmany Funeral Home, Mobile, Ala.

- Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 3 March 1974:  Gaston Bryan Pitre Sr., on Friday, March 1, 1974, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Beloved husband of Marion Key; father of Mrs. Wayne J. Anderton, Mrs. Ronald K. Pedersen, Barbara Ann and Gaston B. Pitre Jr.; brother of Mrs. Lula Armstrong, Marie Pitre, Mrs. Rita Portney and Woodrow Pitre; also survived by 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson; age 71 years; a native of Lutcher, La., and a resident of New Orleans for 40 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services from the funeral home of Jacob Schoen and Son Inc., 2827 Canal St. at N. Scott on Monday, March 4, 1974 at 12:45 o'clock p.m. with Requiem Mass at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.  Interment in Hope Mausoleum.  Friends may call after 6 p.m. Sunday.


Obituaries for the children:

Marion Pitre:  Pensacola News Journal (Pensacola, FL), Sunday, 23 March 2008:  Marion P. Anderton, 76, of Milton died Saturday, March 22, 2008.  Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday in the Chapel of Peace Mausoleum in Bayview Memorial Park until services begin at 11 a.m.  Bayview Fisher-Pou is handling the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription:  Bayview Memorial Park, Pensacola, FL:  ANDERTON / Wayne J. / 1928 - 2013 / Marion P. / 1932 - 2008


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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).


Last updated:  24 August 2022.