George Henry Pitre

1916 Lutcher, Louisiana 1991 Harvey, LA



Continuation of tree (1st child of Georges Henri Pitre/Lelia Schexnaydre); all known surname descendants:

                  9          George Henry Pitre  b: 23 November 1916  Lutcher, St. James, LA; d: 1 March 1991  Harvey, Jefferson, LA

                                    +Nancy Josephine Lanier  b: 12 January 1921  New Orleans, LA; m: Abt. 1940 [John/Frances Rotolo]; d: 3 January 2012  Harvey, Jefferson, LA

                               10       Lelia Pitre  b: 13 June 1941; d: 4 January 2018

                                             +James Boudreaux  b: 10 February 1939; m: Abt. 1960; d: 11 August 2022  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                               10       Bonnie Lou Pitre  b: Abt. 1948

                                             +Sherwood Parker



Notes for George Henry Pitre:


- 1940 Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana:  George Pitre 23 cousin, laborer/granulating board mill (from Bogalusa, Washington parish)  [Harvey]


- 1950 Harvey, Jefferson, LA:  George Pitre 33 hardware clerk/retail hardware store, wife Nancy 29, Lelia 9, Bonnie Lou 2.


WWII Records:  George Henry Pitre, res. 448 Fairmont St., Harvey, LA; b. 23 Nov 1916 Lutcher, LA; contact Mrs. George Henry Pitre (same address); employer Southern Shell Fish Co.; 5'11 1/2", 145 lbs., blue eyes & blonde hair, light complexion; 16 Oct 1940 Gretna, LA


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 3 March 1991:  George H. (Red) Pitre of Harvey, LA on Friday, March 1, 1991, at 10:20 A.M.  Beloved husband of Nancy Lanier Pitre.  Father of Lelia Pitre Boudreaux and Bonnie Pitre Parker.  Grandfather of Chris, Stephanie, Jeffery, Kelly Boudreaux, and Dana Parker.  Great-grandfather of Zachary and Dylan Boudreaux.  Brother of Elaine Belcher, Ruby Johnson, and the late Elroy and Junius Pitre.  Age 74 years.  A lifelong resident of Harvey, LA.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court and Westside Eye Clinic are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated from the Chapel of Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc., Harvey, LA on Monday, March 4, 1991, at 9:00 A.M.  A parishioner of Infant Jesus of Prague Catholic Church.  Interment in Westlawn Park Cemetery.  Parlors will be open on Sunday from 6:00 P.M. until 11:00 P.M.


Notes for Nancy Josephine Lanier:

Obituary:  Nancy Lanier Pitre passed away on January 3, 2012 at the age of 90 years.  Beloved wife of the late George H. Pitre.  Mother of Lelia P. Boudreaux (husband James) and Bonnie P. Parker (husband Sherwood).  Sister of Rita L. Landry, the late Lena L. Granada and Anthony Lanier.  Daughter of the late Frances Rotolo Lanier and John Lanier.  Also survived by 5 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.  She retired as the Office Manager from Westside Eye Clinic.  The family would like to express their gratitude and appreciation to Hospice Compassus and the staff of Belle Vie Living Center, especially Pat, Stephanie, Regina and Judy for your loving care and compassion.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Mothe Funeral Homes, Harvey, LA on Monday, January 9, 2012 from 9 AM to 11 AM.  A Mass will follow in the Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment in Westlawn Memorial Park.

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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records

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:  25 August 2022.