Harry Ambrose Pitre

1910 Westwego, Louisiana 1987 Marrero, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (2nd child of Marc Marius 'Maurice' Pitre/Ida Elliott); all known surname descendants:

                 9           Harry Ambrose Pitre  b: 7 December 1910  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; d: 7 October 1987  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                                     +Annabelle Frances Tassin  b: 19 January 1917  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; m: Abt. 1937 [Albert L./Viola L. Sandras]; d: 24 October 1989  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                              10          Gail Ellen Pitre  b: Abt. 1938; d: Aft. April 2021

                                                +O'Neil Joseph Lonibos  b: 4 Oct 1938; m: Abt. 1960 [O'Neil John/Stella Ledet]; d: 17 February 2015  Gonzales, Ascension, LA

                              10          Victorian Augustan Pitre  b: 17 November 1943  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; d: 27 April 2021  Covington, St. Tammany, LA

                                                +Octavia Ann Clark  b: 17 July 1943; m: Abt. 1960; d: 15 June 1999  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                              *2nd Wife of Victorian Augustan Pitre:

                                                +Mary Dehring    m: Abt. 2000; d: Aft. April 2021

 

 

Notes for Harry Ambrose Pitre:

Census

- 1940 Westwego, Jefferson, Louisiana:  Harry A. Pitre 28 bookkeeper/land co. [$1550 house value], wife Annabelle F. 23, Gayle E. 1.   [654 Avenue B]

 

- 1950 Westwego, Jefferson, LA:  Harry A. Pitre 39 bookkeeper/real estate, wife Annabelle T. 33, Gail E. 11, Victoran A. 6.

 

WWII Records:  Harry Ambrose Pitre, res. 654 Ave. B, Westwego, LA; b. 7 Dec 1910 Westwego, LA; contact wife Mrs. Annabelle Pitre; 5' 10 1/2", 169 lbs., brown eyes & brown hair, light complexion; 16 Oct 1940, Gretna, LA.

 

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 8 October 1987:  Mr. Harry Ambrose Pitre of Marrero, LA on Wednesday, October 7, 1987 at 11:15 a.m.  Beloved husband of Annabelle Tassin Pitre.  Father of Gail Pitre Lonibos and Vic A. Pitre.  Son of the late Ida Elliott and Marius M. Pitre.  Brother of Mark M. Pitre, the late Maurice J., Leo T., and Herbert A. Pitre; also survived by 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  Age 76 years.  A native of Westwego, LA and a resident of Marrero, LA for the past 20 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of the Westwego Volunteer Fire Dept., the LA State Firemans Assn., the Marrero Lion's Club, the Lafitte Yacht Club, Krewe of Poseidon, Immaculate Council No. 4222 K of C. the Monsignor Wynhoven Council No. 3021 K of C, the LA State Democratic Central Committee, the Jefferson Parish Zoning Board of Appeals, employees of Marrero Land and Improvement Assn., Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court, Sun Finance Company and faculty and staff of Immaculate Conception Catholic School, are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated from the chapel of Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc., 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, La on Friday, October 9, 1987 at 11 o'clock a.m.  A parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.  Interment, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Westwego, LA.  Parlors will be open Thursday evening from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m.  Masses preferred.

 

Tombstone Inscription, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Westwego, LA:  HARRY A. PITRE / Harry A. Pitre / Dec. 7, 1910 - Oct. 7, 1987 / Annabelle Tassin Pitre / Jan. 19, 1917 - Oct. 24, 1989 / Olivia Ann Clark Pitre / July 17, 1943 - June 15, 1999

 

Notes for Annabelle Frances Tassin:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 25 October 1989:  AnnaBelle Tassin Pitre, of Marrero, La., on Tuesday, October 24, 1989 at 3:30 a.m.  Beloved wife of the late Harry A. Pitre.  Mother of Gail Lonibos and Vic. A. Pitre, Sr.  Daughter of the late Viola L. Sandras and Aubert L. Tassin.  Sister of Estelle Kenney, Ernest and Aubert Tassin and the late Stanley Tassin.  Grandmother of Cheri Touchard, Michele Ledet, Cheryl Elliott, Neil and David Lonibos and Vic A. Pitre, Jr., also survived by 3 great-grandchildren.  Age 72 years, a native of Westwego, La., and resident of Marrero, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of Westwego Volunteer Fire Department, Ladies Auxillary, employees of Pittman Elementary School, Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court office and Sun Finance are invited to attend funeral services from Mothe Funeral Home, Harvey, La., on Wednesday, October 25, 1989 at 2 o'clock p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment Our Lady of Prompt Succor Mausoleum.  Parlors will be open on Wednesday, October 25, 1989 from 11 a.m. until funeral time.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Victorian Augustan Pitre:  Victorian Augustan Pitre, Sr., known by many as 'Vic', 'Vap' and 'Poppa Vap' entered into eternal peace on April 27, 2021.  Born on November 17, 1943, he passed peacefully at the age of 77 surrounded by family.  He was a lifetime resident of Westwego, LA., spending the last 5 years in Covington, LA. with his loving and devoted wife of 20 years whom he is survived by, Mary Dehring Pitre.  Son of the late Harry A. Pitre and Annabelle Tassin Pitre.  Preceded in death by his high school sweetheart his first wife of 39 years and mother of his children, Octavia Ann Clark Pitre.  He is survived by his 2 children Vic A. Pitre, Jr. (April) and Cheryl J. Pitre; 4 grandchildren Jeffrey E. Elliott, Jr. (Yaritza), Jordyn Pitre Baldo (Gabriel), Austin Pitre and Holden Pitre (Isabel); 3 great-grandchildren Kai Baldo, Nicholai Baldo and Nadia Baldo; sister Gail Pitre Lonibos; numerous nieces, nephews and godchildren; adult step-children Toby Domangue (Vic), Craig Domangue, Jr., Melissa Haburjak (Bill) and step-grandchild Abigail Haburjak.  Preceded in death by brothers in law O'Neil Lonibos and James Clark (Dardenella).  Vic enjoyed traveling around the country and taking cruises with his wife Mary.  They were active in the Lake Ramsey Civic Club and enjoyed quiet times on the lake and taking their boat out for a spin.  His professional accomplishments consisted of Jefferson Parish Roads & Bridges, Marrero Land & Improvement Assn., 1996 was appointed to Jefferson Parish Zoning Appeals Board, Southern Abstracts and retired from Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court.  In the 80's, he ran a bait/tackle/souvenir business by the name of Krazy Shack on Louisiana Street in Westwego with his wife Octavia, brother-in-law James Clark and his wife Dardenella Clark.  Their business also sold shrimp at the Westwego Shrimp lot when it all started and shrimp was sold out the back of pickup trucks.  He is a lifetime member of Westwego Volunteer Fire Co. #1.  He was very involved in the interest of his children and grandchildren, never missing anything they participated in, which included multiple sports, cheerleading and dance.  In 1970, he was President of Westwego Playground Sports Assn.  In the early 70's he coached little league football and girls softball.  He really enjoyed being a member of the T&T Fan Club and Deep South Marching Club with his friends and was a fan of Tulane Green Wave.  He enjoyed Mardi Gras season and was a member of numerous Krewes over the years, such as Poseidon, King Arthur and Grela.  He was a member of Krewe of Alla for over 20 years.  Vic will forever be loved and remembered by everyone who knew him.  Family and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Mothe Funeral Home, Marrero, Louisiana on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 11AM until 1PM.  Blessing and Prayer Service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 1PM.  Interment will be in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Mausoleum, Westwego, LA.
 

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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:  11 October 2022.