Harry Joseph Pitre

1905 Terrebonne, Louisiana 1990  Houma, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (9th child of Frank Pitre/Marie Dupre); all known surname descendants:

               8          Harry Joseph Pitre  b: 2 July 1905  Terrebonne, LA; d: 12 July 1990  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                 +Emilie Marie Bergeron  b: 30 December 1901  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 24 January 1925  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Sylvere Rosamee/Hortense Eve Bergeron]; d: 8 July 1978  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Ione 'Toni' Pricilla Pitre  b: 25 July 1925  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. February 2010

                                           +Raymond Anthony Stark  b: 27 September 1921  Youngstown, Ohio; m: unknown; d: 20 June 1993  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Beverly Marie Pitre  b: 30 October 1926  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 17 November 1991  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                           +Richard E. Mitchell    m: 4 June 1944  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [C.F./---]

                                         *2nd Husband of Beverly Marie Pitre:

                                           +John Freeman    m: Abt. 1950

                                         *3rd Husband of Beverly Marie Pitre:

                                           +--- Bonvillain

                                         *4th Husband of Beverly Marie Pitre:

                                           +--- Cowling

                           9          Robert Joseph Pitre  b: 30 December 1929  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 February 2010  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                           +Hilda Thibodeaux  b: 5 July 1930  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 4 February 1950  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Abby/Beulah Guidry]; d: 5 April 1999  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                          *2nd Wife of Robert Joseph Pitre:

                                           +Virginia Clark    d: Aft. February 2010

                           9          Lois Pitre  b: Abt. 1931  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Bef. 1940  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Harry Joseph Pitre   b: 20 January 1932  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 19 March 1954  Yokohama, Japan

                           9          Sterling J. Pitre  b: 30 August 1936  Connely, Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. February 2010

                                           +Ruth J. Bergeron    m: 5 December 1954  Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Blake Paul Pitre  b: 9 July 1939  Connely, Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. February 2010

                           9          Kenneth P. Pitre  b: Abt. 1941; d: Aft. February 2010

                           9          Connie Ann Pitre  b: Abt. 1945; d: Aft. February 2010

                                           + --- Viguerie



Notes for Harry Joseph Pitre:


- 1930 Terrebonne, LA:  Harry Pitre 24, wife Emily 28, Ione 5, Beverly 2 years 6 months, Robert 3 months; widowed father-in-law Sylvester Bergeron.

- 1940 Connely, Houma, Terrebonne, LA:  Harry Pitre 39 carpenter/constr. work [$800 house value], wife Emily 38, Ioan 14, Bevely 12, Robert 10, Harry 8, Stanleg 3, Blake 9 months  [Pitre Lane]

- 1950 Daigleville, Terrebonne, LA:  Harry J. Petrie 44 salesman/broom factory, wife Emily B. 48 helper, Harry J. Jr. 18 helper, Sterling J. 13, Blake P. 10, Kenneth P. 8, Connie Ann 4, daughter Mrs. Beverly Mitchel 21 (sep).

WWII Records:  Harry Joseph Pitre, res. 857 East Park Ave., Houma, LA; b. 2 Jul 1905 Houma, LA; contact wife Mrs. Emily Priscilla Pitre; 5' 11", 145 lbs., brown eyes & blonce hair, ruddy complexion; 16 Oct 1940 Jefferson, LA.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Harry Joseph Pitre Jr. / Louisiana / Cpl US Marine Corps / Jan. 20, 1932 - March 19, 1954 / Emily B. Pitre / Dec. 30, 1901 - Jul. 8, 1978 / Harry J. Pitre Sr. / July 2, 1905 - July 12, 1990 / together again / Beverly Marie Pitre / October 30, 1927 - November 17, 1990

Obituaries for the children:

Robert Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), Tuesday, 2 March 2010:  Robert "Bobby" Joseph Pitre Sr., 80, a native and resident of Houma, died after complications due to cardiac arrest at 6:35 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010.  Visitation will be from 6 to 10 p.m. today at Chauvin Funeral Home and from 8:30 a.m. to funeral time Wednesday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral. Mass will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church, with burial at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Virginia Clark Pitre; one daughter, Cindy P. Boudreaux and husband, Ronnie, of Houma; two sons, Bobby J. Pitre Jr. and wife, Dana, of Thibodaux, and Keith J. Pitre and dear friend, Diane, of Houma; three stepdaughters, Jane T. Cole of Lafayette, Nita Frazier of Clearwater, Fla. and Janita "Deetsie" Thibodeaux of Metairie; one stepson, Joseph Thibodeaux of Houma; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; 10 step-grandchildren; two sisters, Ione "Toni" Stark of Houma and Connie Viguerie of Mississippi; three brothers, Sterling Pitre of Chauvin, Kenneth Pitre of Houma, and Blake Pitre of Houma; and 10 step-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Hilda Thibodeaux Pitre; his parents, Harry Joseph Pitre Sr. and Emily Bergeron Pitre; three sisters: Beverly, Loyce and Joyce Pitre; and one brother, Harry Pitre, Jr.  He was a parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Cathedral. He was a professional musician, carpenter and an avid golfer. He had a great sense of humor and entertained all with his many jokes.  He was a very loving husband, father and friend to all who knew him and he never met a stranger.  Chauvin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone inscription, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Hilda M. Pitre / 7 5 30 - 4 5 99 / The Lord is my Shepherd / I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever / Robert J. Pitre Sr. / 12 30 29 - 2 28 10


Harry Joseph Pitre:  Funeral Home Records - Godeau Funeral Home, San Francisco area, CA:  Harry Joseph Pitre Jr., d. Yokohama, Japan 19 Mar 1954, 11:10 a.m.; usual res. 103 Pitre St., Houma, LA; active duty CPL Marines; b. 20 Jan 1932 Houma, LA; parents Harry J. Sr. & Emily Pitre; cause of death - injuries, multiple, extreme, aircraft accident, instantaneous; shipment of remains 21 Apr 1954 to Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, LA; escort S SGT Donald N. Mills USMC



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