Jackin E. Henry Pitre

1915 Golden Meadow, Louisiana 1999 Golden Meadow, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (2nd child of Joachin 'Jackin' Joseph Pitre/Henriette Marguerite Esponge); all known surname descendants:

             9                  Jackin E. Henry Pitre  b: 28 February 1915  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 9 February 1999  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Mercedes Rousse  b: 19 October 1920  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1942 [Louis Etienne/Claudia Chouest]; d: 30 September 2005  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                          10                 Neal Joseph Pitre  b: 23 March 1944  Galliano Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 January 2003  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                                   +Mary Ann Terrebonne    d: Aft. January 2003

 

 

Notes for Jackin E. Henry Pitre:

Census

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Jachin Pitre Jr. 34 fisherman/fishing, wife Mercedia M. 30, Neil J. 6.

 

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), February 1999:  A religious service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Golden Meadow United Methodist Church in Golden Meadow for Jackin E. Pitre Jr., 83, a native and resident of Golden Meadow, who died at 8:40 a.m. Feb. 9, 1999.  Visitation will be 5 to 10 p.m. today and 8 to 10:30 a.m. at Samart Funeral Home in Cut Off.  Burial will be at Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  He was the husband of Mercedes Rousse Pitre; father of Neal Pitre; and brother of Velma Broussard.  He is also survived by five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jackin Sr. and Henrietta Esponge Pitre; and brothers, Andrew, Walter and Percy Pitre.  He was a master mason and member of Etoile Polaire No. 1 F. ampersand and a member of Lafourche Lodge No. 427.  Samart Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tombstone Inscriptions, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Jackin E. Pitre Jr. / Feb. 29, 2015 - Feb. 9, 1999 / Mercedes R. Pitre / Oct. 19, 1920 - Sept. 30, 2005

 

Notes for Mercedes Rousse:

Obituary:  Mercedes R. Pitre, 84, a native of Galliano and resident of Golden Meadow, died at 3:31 a.m. Sept. 30, 2005.  Visitation will be 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Samart Funeral Home in Cut Off.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano, with burial at Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  She is survived by her sister Rose Adams; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Pitre Jr.; parents, Etienne and Claudia Chouest Rousse; son Neal Pitre; brothers Clovis, Cleophas, Morris, Harrison and Nolan Rousse; sisters Orecia Pitre, Marcelit Guidry and Lorraine Rousse.  She was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church and a member of the Ladies Altar Society.  She enjoyed cooking and taking care of her family.  Samart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Obituaries for the children:

Neal Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA) - Neal J. Pitre, 58, a native of Galliano and resident of Golden Meadow, died at 2:50 p.m. Jan. 1, 2003.  Visitation will be from 5 to 10 p.m. today and from 8 to 11 a.m. Friday at Samart Funeral Home in Cut Off.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano, with burial at Cheramie Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Terrebonne Pitre; mother, Mercedes R. Pitre; sons, Roddy, Shane, Lance and Jai Pitre; and daughter, Jade P. Simon; and 10 grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his father, Jackin Pitre Jr.


                             

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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records

- 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:  10 August 2022.