Henry Auguste Pitre

1901 Lafourche, Louisiana – 1948 Marrero, LA



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Henry 'Auguste' Pitre/Eugenie Cretini); all known surname descendants:

                9          Henry Auguste Pitre  b: 11 April 1901  Lafourche, LA; d: 24 August 1948  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                                  + Sophie Marie Pitre  b: 27 March 1903  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1922 [Jean Eugene/Marie Ernestine Emma Gisclair]; d: 12 January 1985  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Paul 'Pavie' Victor Pitre  b: 12 August 1922  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 24 December 2011  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Margie Bouffanie  b: 3 September 1921  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1949 [Lindo/Armine Brunet]; d: 7 May 2007  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Louis Joseph 'Red' Pitre  b: 9 October 1932  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 May 2003  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Dolores 'Dee' Martinez  b: 6 November 1937  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1950; d: 22 March 2011  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Wilkie David 'Peco'n' Pitre  b: 10 November 1940  Galliano Lafourche, LA; d: 29 October 2004  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Elaine Guidry  b: 20 April 1943; m: unknown; d: Aft. November 2004



Notes for Henry Auguste Pitre:


- 1930 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Henry Pitre 28 (odd job laborer), wife Sophi--- 27, Paul 7.


- 1940 Lafourche, LA:  Henry Pitre Jr. 39 fisherman/sea foods [$500 house value], wife Sophie 38, Pavie 17 fisherman/sea foods, Edmond 13, Louis 6.  [Hwy 77 between Cut Off & Galliano]

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Mrs. Henry Pitre Jr. 48, Louis J. 17, Wilkie J. 9, widowed mother Eyma M. 85.

Obituary:  Times Picayune, 25 August 1948 - At the residence, Marrero, La., R.F.D., on Tuesday August 24, 1948, at 3:50 o'clock p.m., Henry A. Pitre Jr., beloved husband of Sophie Pitre, father of Pavie, Louis and Willie Pitre, aged 47 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Home, Galliano, La., on Thursday, August 26, 1948, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Services at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Galliano, La.  Interment in Cheramie Catholic cemetery, Galliano, La.  Falgout Funeral Home, Galliano, La., in charge.


Notes for Sophie Marie Pitre:

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  Religious services had been scheduled for 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Galliano for Sophie Marie P. Pitre, 81, a native and resident of Cut Off, who died at 6:45 a.m. Saturday (12 January 1985) in Cut Off.  Interment was to be in Cheramie Mausoleum in Galliano.  She was the mother of Paul ‘Pavie’, Louis J., and Willy D. Pitre; and the sister of Mrs. Joseph Cheramie.  She is also survived by six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband Henry Pitre; six brothers and sisters, Elphege Pitre, Elfer Pitre, Elie D. Pitre, Melanie Pitre, Daisy Pitre and Aticha Cheramie; and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Pitre.  Arrangements by Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  beloved mother / Sophie P. Pitre / born Mar. 29, 1903 - died Jan. 12, 1985 / beloved husband and father / Louis "Red" Pitre / born Oct. 9, 1932 - died May 2, 2003 / beloved mother / Dolores Martinez Pitre / born Nov. 6, 1937 - died Mar. 22, 2011


Obituaries for the children:

Paul 'Pavie' Pitre:  Lafourche Daily CometPaul "Pavie" Pitre, 89, a native of Cut Off and resident of Golden Meadow, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011.  A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Bouffanie Pitre; parents, Henry Pitre Jr. and Sofie Pitre; and brothers, Louis "Red" Pitre and Wilkie Pitre.  Samart-Mothe Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Paul V. Pitre / Aug. 12, 1922 - (blank) / Margie B. Pitre / Sept. 3, 1921 - May 7, 2007 / Elaine G. Pitre / Apr. 20, 1943 - (blank) / Wilkie Picon Pitre / Nov. 10, 1940 - Oct 29, 2004

Louis Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  Louis "Red" Pitre, 70, a native of Galliano and resident of Cut Off, died at 6:40 p.m. May 2, 2003.  Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Samart Funeral Home in Cut Off.  A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.  He will be cremated.  He is survived by his wife, Delores "Dee" Martinez Pitre; daughters, Carlotta Toups, Sheryl Harrison and Stephanie Ryman; brothers, Paul "Pavie" Victor Pitre and Wilkie David Pitre; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Sophie Pitre.


Wilkie David Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 1 November 2004:  Wilkie "Peco'n" David Pitre, 63, a native and resident of Galliano, died Oct. 29, 2004.  A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  He is survived by his wife, Elaine Guidry Pitre; son, Kevin Pitre; daughters, Penny Pitre and Crystal Hodge; brother, Paul Pitre; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Sophie Pitre; and brother, Louis Pitre.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing.  He was a self-employed shrimper.  The family has requested that no floral tributes be sent.  Samart Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.




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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:  18 June 2022.