Gilbert Joseph Pitre

1910 Cut Off, Louisiana 1982 Galliano, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (1st child of Duard Pitre/Blanche Celina Charpentier); all known surname descendants:

                9          Gilbert Joseph Pitre  b: 24 August 1910  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 9 February 1982  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                    +Marie Martin  b: 6 September 1914  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1934 [Theodule Azenor/Amelia Autin]; d: 11 May 2003  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                             10           Audrey Pitre  b: 24 December 1935  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. May 2003

                                               +Irvy Terrebonne  b: 22 October 1934  Lafourche, LA; m: 18 June 1952  Lafourche, LA [Dominick Eustache/Mathilde Cheramie]; d: 7 February 1977  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                              *2nd Husband of Audrey Pitre:

                                               +Woodrow Paul Bruce  b: 28 August 1924  Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1957 [Adrien Ignace/Jeanne Marie Lefort]; d: 19 August 1993  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                             10           Aubrey Pitre  b: 1939  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. May 2003

                             10           Wade Pitre  b: Aft. 1950  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. May 2003



Notes for Gilbert Joseph Pitre:


- 1940 Galliano, Lafourche, Louisiana:  Duard Pitre 49 fisherman & trapper/shrimps & furs, wife Blanche 48, Bella 20, Beza 17 laundress/private family, Blaize 14, son Gilbert 29 carpenter/building houses, wife Marie 26, Audrey 4, Aubrey 10 months.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA: Gilbert Pitre 38 carpenter/wood carpenter, wife Marie 35, Audry 13, Aubry 10.

WWII Records:  Gilbert John Pitre, res. Cut Off, LA; b. 24 Aug 1910 Cut Off, LA; contact Mrs. Gilbert John Pitre; 5' 6", 130 lbs., hazel eyes & brown hair, light brown complexion; 16 Oct 1940 Thibodaux, LA.


Obituary: Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 9 February 1982:  Gilbert Joseph Pitre, 71, a native and resident of Cut Off, died 2:20 a.m. Tuesday in Galliano.  Visitation began this morning at the Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano and will remain until funeral time.  The funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in the Cheramie cemetery.  Survivors include his wife, Marie Martin Pitre; two sons, Aubrey and Wade Pitre; one daughter, Mrs. Audrey Bruce; one brother, Etienne Pitre; four sisters, Mrs. Enos Barrios, Mrs. Eves Vegas, Mrs. Levi Brunet and Mrs. Abe Alfred; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano is handling the arrangements.


Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Gilbert J. Pitre / born Aug. 24, 1910 - died Feb. 9, 1982 / Marie M. Pitre / born Sep. 6, 1914 - died May 11, 2003


Notes for Marie Martin:

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Marie Martin Pitre, 88, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Galliano, died at 8 a.m. May 11, 2003.  Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. today at the church, with burial at Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  She is survived by her sons, Aubrey and Wade Pitre; daughter, Audrey Bruce; brother, Victor Martin; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, one step-grandchild and two step-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert J. Pitre; parents, Azenore and Mclia Autin Martin; brothers, Claire, Joseph and Gene "Ben" Martin; sisters,
Gladys Birch, Emeline Theriot, Evelyn Bouzigard and Georgina Perrin.


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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)

- South Louisiana Vital Family Records: Terrebonne Genealogical Society

- 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.