Harris Louis Pitre

1913 Cut Off, Louisiana 1998 Cut Off, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (7th child of David Alexie Pitre/Philomene Elisa Adams); all known surname descendants:

                 9          Harris Louis Pitre  b: 25 August 1913  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 October 1998  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                    +Russin Jeanne Charpentier  b: 31 December 1916  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1933 [Albert Luc/Alcida Marguerite Cheramie]; d: 20 April 1996  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                              10          Juliet L. Pitre  b: 15 July 1934  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 27 July 1995  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                               +Arnold Joseph Chiasson  b: 30 March 1932  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: unknown [Serville/Augustine D. ---]; d: 31 January 2013  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                              10          Roy Antoine Pitre  b: 14 October 1937  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 18 February 1941  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                              10          Larry P. Pitre  b: 1939  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. October 1998

                              10          Lois Marie Pitre  b: Abt. 1941  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; 13 February 2013  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                               +--- Crosby

                              10          Joyce Pitre  b: Abt. 1941; d: Aft. October 1998

                                               +--- Trosclair

                              10          Dolores A. Pitre  b: Abt. 1943; d: Aft. October 1998

                                               +--- Orgeron

                              10          Rose M. Pitre  b: Abt. 1946; d: Aft. October 1998

                                               +--- Terrebonne



Notes for Harris Louis Pitre:


- 1940 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Harris Pitre 26 Farmer/dairy [$400 house value], wife Russine 22, Juliette 5, Roy 2, Larry 5 months?  [Hwy 77 between Cut Off & Galliano]

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Harris L. Pitre 33 farmer/farming, wife Russin J. 31, Juliet L. 15, Larry P. 10, Joyce T. 8, Lois M. 8, Dolores A. 6, Rose M. 3.

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 5 October 1998:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Harris Louis Pitre, 85, a native and resident of Cut Off, who died at 3:30 a.m. Oct 3,1998.  Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. until funeral time at the church.  Burial will be at Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  He was the father of Larry Pitre, Lois Pitre, Joyce P. Trosclair, Dolores P. Orgeron and Rose Terrebonne; and the companion of Carol Olson.  He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Liza Adams Pitre; son, Roy Pitre; daughter, Juliet Chiasson; brothers, Fedless, Edless, Loveless and Orleans Pitre; and sisters, Francis, Taya and Edolia Pitre.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc. of Galliano is in charge of arrangements.


Tombstone Inscriptions:  Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Harris Louis Pitre / Aug. 25, 1913 - Oct. 3, 1998  (photo)


Notes for Russin Jeanne Charpentier:

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Roy Antoine Pitre / Oct. 14, 1937 - Feb. 18, 1941 / Russin Jeanne Charpentier / Dec. 31, 1916 - April 20, 1996 / (photo)


Obituaries for the children:

Juliet Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, July 1995:  A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for noon Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Juliet "Jul" Pitre Chiasson, 61, a native and resident of Cut Off who died at 5:45 a.m. Thursday, July 27 (1995).  Visitation is from 9:30 a.m. until Funeral time Saturday at the church. B urial is in the church mausoleum.  She was the wife of Arnold J. Chiasson: daughter of Russine "Sin" Charpentier and Harris "Hank" Pitre; mother of Faron and Carl Chiasson; and sister of Larry and Lois Pitre, Joyce Trosclair, Dolores Orgeron and Rose Terrebonne.  She is also survived by two grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her brother, Roy Pitre.  She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and a retired employee of the Lafourche Parish school system.

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off:  Juliet P. Chiasson / July 15, 1934 - July 27, 1995 (photo)



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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.