Joseph Howard Pitre

1899 Montegut, LA 1928 Chauvin, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (3rd child of John Lee Pitre/Marie Frances Autin); all known surname descendants:

                9        Joseph Howard Pitre  b: 29 November 1899  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: Abt. 1928  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                                  +Valerie Babin  b: 23 November 1903  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; m: 2 January 1922  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [John Francis/Eva Guidry]; d: 20 August 1983  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Merdeline Pitre  b: 18 October 1922  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; d: 13 February 1997  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +Ruffin J. Leblanc  b: 27 February 1917  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1939 [Alcess/Leonise Foret]; d: 15 April 2000  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Harvey Joseph Pitre  b: 27 August 1924  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; d: 17 October 1998  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +Thelma Marie Dupre  b: 28 January 1927  Terrebonne, LA m: unknown [Paul/Lillia Savoie]; d: 16 February 1995  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Mavis Marie Pitre  b: 6 May 1926  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; d: 23 November 2004  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +Jean Joseph Charpentier  b: 30 August 1924  Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1948 [Jean/Elda ---]; d: 24 January 2005  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

 

 

Notes for Joseph Howard Pitre:

Census

- 1930 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Widow Valrie M. Pete 26, Murlin M. 7, Harvey J. 5, Mavice M. 3 years 10 months; living with her parents John Babin 70 & wife Eva 66.

 

- 1940 Little Caillou, Terrebonne, LA:  Valerie 36 now remarried to Bartolime Carlos 35, her children Harvey 15 & Mavais 13 & their 3 children.  Merdeline is now married to Ruffin Leblanc.

 

WWI registration records:  Joseph Howard Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 29 Nov 1899; John Pitre; short height, medium build; gray eyes & brown hair.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Merdeline Pitre:  Houma CourierMerdeline P. LeBlanc 74, a native of Terrebonne Parish and resident of Chauvin, died at 11:35 pm. Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997.  Visitation will be from 4 to 10 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to funeral time Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Chauvin.  Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Chauvin, with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by her husband, Ruffin LeBlanc; two sons, Errol P. and Kenneth LeBlanc; three brothers, Albon and Ferrell Carlos, and Harvey Pitre; three sisters, Mavis Charpentier, Geraldine Duet and Gail Authement; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Valerie Pitre.  She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxillary, the Ladies Altar Society and a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Tombstone Inscription:  Ruffin LeBlanc / 2-27-1917 - Apr. 15, 2000 / Merdeline LeBlanc / 10-18-1922 - 2-13-1997
 

Harvey Joseph Pitre:  Houma Courier:  Harvey "Son" Pitre, 74, a native of Terrebonne Parish and resident of Chauvin died at 2:05 p.m. Saturday, Oct.  17, 1998.  Visitation will be from noon to 10 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Monday at Knights of Columbus Hall in Chauvin.  Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.  He is survived by one son, Carter Pitre; two daughters, Veronica McEachern and Pam Chauvin; two brothers, Albon Carlos and Ferrel Carlos; three sisters, Mavis Charpentier, Geraldine Duet and Gail Authement; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Dupre Pitre; his father, Howard Pitre; his mother and stepfather, Valerie Babin Carlos and B. J. Carlos; and one sister, Merdeline LeBlanc.  He was a retired custodian for the Ward 7, a WWII U.S. Army veteran, a member of the American Legion, a member of Knights of Columbus and a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Tombstone Inscription:  In Loving Memory / Mama / Thelma D. Pitre / Jan. 28, 1927 - Feb. 16, 1995 / Harvey J. Pitre / PVT US Army / World War II / Aug. 27, 1924 - Oct. 17, 1998

 

Mavis M. Pitre:  Mavis Pitre Charpentier, age 78, a native and resident of Chauvin, died at 9:10 p.m. Nov. 23, 2004.  Visitation today and Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Chauvin; mass of burial celebrated Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Chauvin, with burial at the church cemetery.  Survived by her husband, Jean J. Charpentier; son, Timothy Charpentier; daughters, Jackie Prosperie and Claudette Blanchard; brothers, Albon and Ferrell Carlos; sisters, Geraldine Duet and Gail Authement; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by her father, Howard Pitre; mother, Valerie Babin Pitre Carlos; stepfather, Bartholomew "B. J." "Babe" Carlos; brother, Harvey Pitre; and sister, Merdeline LeBlanc.  Parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church and a member of the Ladies Altar Society, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, and Ward 7 V. F. W. Ladies Auxiliary.  Samart Funeral Home of Houma.

Tombstone inscription, St. Elie Cemetery, Houma:  Mavis Charpentier / May 6, 1926 - Nov. 23, 2004  //  Jean Joseph Charpentier / TEC 5 US Army / World War II / Aug. 30, 1924 - Jan. 24, 2005

 

 

 

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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:  15 March 2019.