Henry 'Hennessee' Pitre

1892 Grand Isle, Louisiana 1971 Cut Off, LA



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Eugene Livaudais Pitre/Louise Anaise Malcombe); all known surname descendants:

                9          Henry 'Hennessee' Pitre  b: 17 September 1892  Grand Isle, Jefferson, LA; d: 6 July 1971 Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                 +Louise Remont  b: 16 June 1892  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1922 [Joseph/Angela Lasseigne]; d: 24 August 1981  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10          Rita Pitre  b: 21 September 1922  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 June 2008  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Abdon Rock Chouest  b: 19 August 1921  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: 1944 [Marcel/Catherine Gamberella]; d: 13 December 1995  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA



Notes for Henry 'Hennessee' Pitre:


- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Henessey Pitre 34, wife Louise 34, Rita 7; sister-in-law Alice 30.

- 1940 Cut Off, Lafourche, LA:  Henessey Pitre 48 farmer [$300 house value], wife Louise 47, Rita 17.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Hennsey G. Pitre 58, wife Louise S. 58, son-in-law Abdon R. Chouest 28 oil field work/oil industry, wife Rita M. 27, Carolyn A. 5, Louise K. (July).

WWI registration records:  Anessie F. Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 17 Sep 1892 (Grand Isle); mother; tall height, slender build; brown eyes & dark hair.

WWII Records:  Francois Henessy Pitre, res. Cut Off, LA; b. 17 Jan 1893 Cheniere, LA; contact Miss Alice Remont (Cut Off, LA); 5'8", 150 lbs., brown eyes & brown hair, dark complexion; 23 Apr 1942 Thibodaux, LA.

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 7 July 1971:  Hennessey F. Pitre, at Galliano, La., on Tuesday, July 6, 1971, at 3:30 o'clock p.m.; beloved husband of Louise Remont; father of Mrs. Abdon Chouest; brother of Mrs. Marie P. Callais and the late Levodis and Ludovic Pitre; survived by three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; age 79 years; a native of Chenier Caminada and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of Holy Name Society of Sacred Heart Parish, Cut Off, La., are invited to attend the funeral. Services from Falgout Funeral Homes Inc., Galliano, La., on Thursday, July 8, 1971, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cut Off, La., at 10 a.m.  Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes Inc., Galliano, La., in charge.  Friends may call after 10 a.m. Wednesday.


Tombstone Inscription:  Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Hennessey F. Pitre / born Jan. 17, 1892 / died July 6, 1971 / Louise Pitre / born June 16, 1892 / died Aug. 24, 1981 / Audrey Remont / born 9-24-1937 / died 11-4-2002


Notes for Louise Remont:

Obituary:  Houma Courier (LA), Tuesday, 25 August 1981, Tuesday:  Louise Ramont Pitre, age 89, and a native and resident of Cut Off, died 11:15 a.m. Monday.  The funeral was this morning 10:30 a.m. from Falgout Funeral Home with services that followed 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cut Off.  Burial was in the church cemetery.  Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Abdon (Rita) Schouest; one brother, Alceed Ramont; two sisters, Usula Ramont and Elva Ramont Leonard; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Hennesey Pitre; one brother Theophile Ramont; and one sister, Alice Ramont.

Obituary for the daughter:

Rita Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 6 June 2001:  Rita Pitre Chouest, age 85, a native and resident of Cut Off, died from complications of pneumonia at 2:15 a.m. Thursday, June 5, 2008.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to funeral time Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off.  Mass will be at noon Saturday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by three daughters, Carolyn Cheramie and husband, Douglas, Louise Dykes and Adele King; five grandchildren, Doug Cheramie II, Ethan Cheramie, Gabriel King, Rebecca King and Trey Dykes; and three great-grandchildren, Caroline King, Jackson Cheramie and Annabelle Cheramie.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Abdon Chouest; and her parents, Hennessey and Louise Remont Pitre.  She was a volunteer at Our Lady of the Sea Hospital and a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Falgout Funeral Home 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:  11 August 2022.