Henri Joseph Pitre

1893 Thibodaux, Louisiana 1953 Choctaw, LA



Continuation of tree (4th child of Joseph Adolphe Pitre/Adeline Aimee Molaison); all known surname descendants:

                9          Henri Joseph Pitre  b: 25 March 1893  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 30 October 1953  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA

                                    +Ociana Marie Hebert  b: 22 July 1897  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA; m: 17 July 1915  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA [Allen Joseph/Marie Adeline Tabor]; d: 1 May 1965  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA

                            10         Moise Joseph Pitre  b: 3 April 1917  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; d: 29 September 1971  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA

                                            +Amelia 'Emily' Kiger  b: 17 August 1925  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: 18 February 1953  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [James/Odelia Griffin]; d: 21 July 1999  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA

                            10         Ernest Joseph Pitre  b: 1 October 1919  Chocktaw, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 January 1990  Chocktaw, Lafourche, LA

                                             +Antoinette Marie Benoit  b: 20 May 1920  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; m: 22 November 1955 [Aubin Pierre/Louisiana J. Thibodeau]; d: 20 August 1959  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                            10         Ferdusie Pitre  b: Abt. 1922; d: Aft. 1940

                            10         Oneil Joseph 'Rock' Pitre  b: 6 March 1926  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA; d: October 1986

                                              +Therese Adams    m: Aft. 1950; d: Aft. July 2019

                            10         Dazeria Marie Pitre  b: 13 July 1927  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 March 2019  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                              +Antoine O. Matherne  b: 29 December 1928  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1947 [Valerie/Daisy Rogers]; d: 26 November 1993  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA

                            10         Yvonne Pitre  b: 5 February 1929; d: 17 April 2008  Harvey, Jefferson, LA

                                               +Ivy Antoine Matherne    m: 25 May 1946 [Valerie/Daisy Rogers]

                            10         Paul Freddie Pitre  b: 14 May 1930  Taft, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 March 2002  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA

                                               +Marie Angela Scioneaux

                            10         Theresa Pitre  b: 22 September 1933  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA; d: 11 May 2019  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA

                                               +Robert A. Rink  b: 26 July 1930  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1952 [Bernard/Azelie Hebert]; d: 6 August 2002  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA



Notes for Henri Joseph Pitre:


- 1920 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Henry Pitre 27 trapping fur animals, wife Ociana Hebert 23, Moise 3, Barney 2 months (Choctaw Rd.)


- 1930 Taft, St. Charles, LA:  Henry Pate 45 laborer/dairy, wife Oziane H. 40, Moise 15, Ernest 12, Ferdusee 10, Desiree 2, Yvonne 1.


- 1940 Choctaw, Lafourche, LA:  Henry Pitre 40 [$100 house value] fisherman, wife Onciana 36, Moise 23 fisherman, Ernest 19 fisherman, Ferdusie 16, Disere 12, Evon 10, Paul 8, Therese 5.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Henry Pitre 58 farm helper/farm, wife Osena 53, Moise 32 laborer/saw mill, Earnest 27 laborer/saw mill, Onille 24, Paul 18, Theresa 16.

WWI registration records:  Henri Joseph Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 25 Mar 1893 Lafourche; wife & 1 child;
tall height, medium build, brown eyes & black hair.

WWII Records:  Henri Joseph Pitre, res. Choctaw Rt., Thibodaux, LA: b. 3 Mar 1893 Choctaw, LA; contact Mrs. Henri J. Pitre (same address); 5'10", 225 lbs., brown eyes & gray hair, ruddy complexion; 27 Apr 1942 Thibodaux, LA.

Obituary:  Pitre - At his residence, Choctaw, La., on Friday, October 30, 1953, at 2:30 o'clock a.m. Henry J. Pitre, beloved husband of Ociana Hebert, father of Moise, Ernest, O'Neil and Paul Pitre, Mrs. Antoine Matherne, Mrs. Irvy Matherne and Mrs. Robert Rink, all of Choctaw, La., brother of Willie Pitre and Mrs. August Thibodaux, also survived by eight grandchildren; age 60 years; a native of Lafourche Parish, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the late residence on Saturday, October 31, 1953, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic church, Chackbay, La.  Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor cemetery.  Thibodaux Funeral Home, Thibodaux, La., in charge.


Tombstone Inscription, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Chackbay, LA:  Mr. Henry Pitre / born / March 25, 1893 / died Oct. 30, 1952  //  R.I.P. / Mrs. Henry Pitre / born July 22, 1897 / died May 1, 1965


Notes for Ociana Hebert:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 2 May 1965, On Saturday, May 1, 1965, at 11 o'clock a.m., Ociana Hebert Pitre, beloved wife of the late Henry Pitre, mother of Moise, Ernest, O'Neal and Paul Pitre, Mrs. Antoine Matherne, Mrs. Ivy Matherne, Mrs. Robert Rink; sister of Orestile Hebert, Mrs. Joseph Pitre, Mrs. Allen Thibodeaux, Mrs. Telin Thibodeaux, Mrs. Dennis Thibodeaux.  Survived by 32 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.  Age 67 years, a native and a resident of Choctaw, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Services from Robert Rink's residence, Choctaw, La., on Monday, May 3, 1965, at 9:00 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. James Chapel, Choctaw, La.  Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Chackbay, La.  Arrangements by Thibodaux Funeral Home, Thibodaux, La.


Obituaries for the children:

Moise Joseph Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Chackbay, LA:  Moise J. Pitre / born / April 3rd 1917 / died / Sept. 29, 1971


Ernest Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Funeral services are scheduled for noon Wednesday at Thibodaux Funeral Home in Thibodaux for Ernest Joseph Pitre, 70, a native and resident of Choctaw, who died Monday (1 January 1990) at 4:30 a.m.  Visitation is from 6 to 10 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Wednesday at the funeral home.  Interment is in St. Joseph Cemetery in Thibodaux.  He was the father of Freddie Rink, Mrs. Irene Ehret, Mrs. Johnny (Enola) Holder, Mrs. Arthur (Viola) Flanders and Debra Gaudet; and brother of Paul Pitre, Mrs. Antoine Matherne, Mrs. Ivy (Yvonne) Matherne and Mrs. Robert (Theresa) Rink.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Antoinette Benoit; parents, Henry and Ocenia Hebert Pitre; and brothers, O'Niel and Moise Pitre.

Tombstone Inscription:  Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Chackbay, LA:  Mrs. / Ernest Pitre / May 20, 1920 / Aug. 20, 1959

Dazeria Marie Pitre:  Dazeria Pitre Matherne, 91, a native of Choctaw, Louisiana and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2019.  A visitation will be held in her honor on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Thibodaux Funeral Home, Thibodaux, Louisiana from 8:30 AM until the funeral service at 10:30 AM.  The burial will follow in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Chackbay, Louisiana.  She is survived by her children, Audrey M. Borne (Wendell), Wendy M. Granier, and Stanley Matherne (Barbara); eight grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and sister, Theresa P. Rink.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Antoine Matherne; sons, Steve Matherne and Scott Matherne; daughter, Bertha M. Scioneaux; father, Henry Pitre; mother, Ocenia Pitre; brothers, Paul Pitre, Moise Pitre, Ernest Pitre, and Oneil Pitre; and sister, Yvonne P. Matherne.  The family would like to especially thank St. Catherine's Hospice and Thibodaux Healthcare Center for their care and compassion for Mrs. Dazeria.  Thibodaux Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription:  Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Chackbay, LA:  "Black" / Antoine O. Matherne / Dec. 29, 1928 - Nov. 26, 1993  //  Dazeria P. Matherne / July 13, 1927 -  Mar. 25, 2019


Paul Freddie Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), Monday, 25 March 2002:  Paul Freddie Pitre, age 71, a native of Taft and resident of Choctaw, died at 8:37 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2002.  Funeral today at Thibodaux Funeral Home Chapel in Thibodaux with burial in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery in Chackbay.  Survived by his wife, Marie Angela Scioneaux Pitre; four sons, Henry, Ralph, Shane and Hank Pitre; three daughters, Theresa Landry, Melinda Templet and Priscille Richard; three sisters, Desiree Matherne, Yvonne Matherne and Theresa Rink; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by his parents, Henry J. and Ocenia Hebert Pitre; one son, Daniel P. Pitre; three brothers, Morris, Ernest and "Rock" Pitre; and one grandchild, Jason Landry.  Thibodaux Funeral Home of Thibodaux.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Chackbay, LA:  In loving memory of / Paul F. Pitre / May 8, 1930 / Mar. 23, 2002 / may he forever rest in peace


Theresa Pitre:  Theresa M. Rink, a resident of Choctaw, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the age of 85. She is survived by her son Freddie Rink and wife Cheryl; granddaughters, Tammy Rink and Janine Mooney and husband James; great-grandchildren, Trey and Tiffany Mooney; granddaughter by choice, Jennifer Milligan and husband Darrell; great-grandbabies by choice, Collin and Cody Milligan; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Rink; parents, Henry and Ocenia Pitre; brothers, Paul, Moise, Ernest, and Oneil Pitre; and sisters, Dazeria and Yvonne Matherne. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at St. James Chapel from 8:00 AM until funeral time. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.


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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:  21 August 2022.