Joseph Obrey Pitre

1917 Houma, Louisiana 2003 Houma, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (12th child of Frank Pitre/Marie Magnolia Dupre); all known surname descendants:

               8          Joseph Obrey Pitre  b: 20 July 1917  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 13 May 2003  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                   +Yvonne Liner  b: 31 March 1921  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 27 November 1937  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Joseph A./Lena Bourg]; d: 24 August 1987  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                     9                   Julius Pitre  b: 2 December 1938  Theriot, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. September 2008

                                            +Elizabeth 'Bessie' Bourg  b: 16 March 1942  Grand Caillou, Terrebonne, LA; m: unknown [Dolton/Marie Scott]; d: 14 September 2008  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                     9                   Dorothy Pitre  b: 1940; d: Aft. May 2003

                                             +Gene Pitre

                     9                   Antoinette Pitre  b: Abt. 1942; d: Aft. May 2003

                                             +Clifford Leboeuf

                     9                   Rosemary Pitre  b: 2 May 1946; d: Aft. May 2003 

                                             +Francisco Guerrero

                     9                   Gary Pitre  b: Abt. 1947; d: Aft. May 2003

                                             +Betty ---

                     9                   Gerard Pitre    d: Aft. May 2003

                                             +Lillian ---

                     9                   Catherine Pitre    d: Aft. May 2003

                                             +Glen Trahan

                     9                   Margaret Pitre    d: Aft. May 2003

                                             +Johnny Trosclair

                     9                   Janet and Janette Pitre (conjoined twins)  b: 22 September 1955; d: 22 September 1955

                     9                   Clyde Joseph Pitre  b: 26 December 1956  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 17 November 2009  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                             +Lisa C. ---    d: Aft. November 2009


                             *2nd Wife of Joseph Obrey Pitre:

                                   +Betty Gautreaux (Triche)  b: 13 November 1932  Bayou DuLarge, Terrebonne, LA; m: unknown [Lawrence Joseph/Clotilde Boudreaux]; d: 15 June 2002  Houma, Terrebonne, LA



Notes for Joseph Obrey Pitre:


- 1940 Theriot, Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Joseph Lyner 46 [$200 house value] farmer/farm, wife Lena 40, Rita 16, Agnes 14, Allan 10, Johnnie 8, Anthony 4, son-in-law Aubrey Pitre 22 oyster shucker/raw oyster, wife Yvonne 18, Julius 1, Dorothy newborn.


- 1950 Terrebonne, LA:  Obry J. Pitre 32 oyster shucker/wholesale seafood, wife Yvonne M. 29, Julius 11, Dorothy 10, Antoinette 7, Rose M. 3, Gary 2, widowed mother Marie Pitre 74.

WWII Records:  Aubrey Joseph Pitre, res. 822 Ursurlines, N.O., LA; b. 20 Jul 1917 Houma, LA; contact wife Mrs. Yvonne Pitre; 5' 7", 140 lbs., gray eyes & brown hair, light complexion; 16 Oct 1940 New Orleans, LA.


Obituary:  The Houma Courier (Houma, LA), 14 May 2003:  Obrey Pitre died May 13, 2003, Houma.  Visitation will be from 5 to 10 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to funeral time Thursday at Chauvin Funeral Home.  Mass will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.  He is survived by four sons, Julius Pitre and wife Bessie, Gary Pitre and wife, Betty, Gerard Pitre and wife, Lillian, and Clyde Pitre and wife, Lisa all of Houma; three stepsons, Mark Triche and wife, Melissa of Houma, Jessie and wife, Pat Triche of Bayou Dularge, and Daniel and wife, Joy Triche of Oklahoma; five daughters, Dorothy Pitre and husband, Gene, Rosemary Guerrero and husband, Francisco, and Catherine Trahan and husband, Glen, all of Houma, Antoinette LeBoeuf and husband, Clifford of Bayou Blue and Margaret Trosclair and husband, Johnny of Bourg; two stepdaughters, Cheryl and husband, Wayne Lirette of Bayou Dularge and Mona and husband, Robin Cruma of Houma; 130 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and 15 step-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his second wife, Betty Gautreaux Triche; his first wife, Yvonne Marie Liner Pitre; his parents, Frank and Marie Dupre Pitre; eight brothers, Elie, Irvin, Wilsie, Elise, Evans, Ephie, Curtis and Harry Pitre; and three sisters, Edna P. Babin, Lillia P. Trosclair and Lede P. Malbrough.  He was a security guard and an oyster shucker for 25 years for Poprich and Jurich Company.  He was a parishioner of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.


Tombstone Inscriptions, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma:  Yvonne L. Pitre / Mar. 31, 1921 - Aug. 24, 1987 / Obry J. Pitre / July 20, 1917 - May 13, 2003 / forever in our hearts / Clyde J. Pitre / Dec. 26, 1956 - Nov. 17, 2009

Notes for Betty Gautreaux:
 Betty Gautreaux Pitre, age 69, a native of Bayou DuLarge and resident of Houma, who died at 1:50 a.m. June 15, 2002.  Mass of burial celebrated Tuesday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Houma; visitation today at Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma and to funeral time at the church; burial at St. Eloi Cemetery in Houma.  Wife of Obrey Joseph Pitre of Houma; mother of Jesse P. Triche of Theriot, Mark A. Triche of Houma, Daniel J. Triche of Eufaula, Okla., Mona T. Chruma and Cheryl T. Lirette of Houma; and sister of Lawrence Gautreaux Jr. of Houma, LeRoy A. Gautreaux of Bayou Blue, Beulah Boudlouche, Eulah Cadiere and Gloria Bergeron of Houma.  Also survived by 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Triche; parents, Lawrence Joseph and Clothilde Boudreaux Gautreaux; son, Bobby J. Triche; and grandchildren, Monica Ann Triche and Kamber Danielle Triche.  Homemaker; member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Holy Rosary Ladies Altar Society and East Park Ladies Auxiliary; parishioner of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.  Chauvin Funeral Home of Houma.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Eloi Cemetery, Bayou Dularge, LA:  Anthony Paul Triche / Oct. 3, 1927 Jan. 2, 1983 / age 55 / gone but not forgotten / Betty T. Pitre / Nov. 13, 1932 June 15, 2002 / age 69 / sadly missed by all


Obituaries for the children:

Julius Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Rogers Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Elizabeth Pitre / "Bessie" / Mar. 16, 1942 - Sept. 14, 2008 / Julius J. Pitre / Dec. 2, 1938 - / photo of couple / Both members of / Church of God


Clyde Joseph Pitre:  Houma Courier (Houma, LA):  Clyde Joseph Pitre, 52, a native and resident of Houma, died Tuesday, Nov.17, 2009.  Visitation will be at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Houma.  Mass at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Lisa C. Pitre; three daughters, Tonya Pitre and fiance, Robert Authement Jr., Katy Beth Pitre; three brothers, Julius, Gerard, and Gary Pitre; five sisters, Dorothy Pitre, Antoinette P. LeBeouf, Rosemary P Guererro, Margaret P. Trosclair and Catherine P. Trahan; four grandchildren, Keana, Lexy, Chloe, and Bryson Authement.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Obry Pitre and Yvonne Liner Pitre; two sisters, Janet and Janette Pitre.  Samart Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 



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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)

- South Louisiana Vital Family Records: Terrebonne Genealogical Society

- 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 June 2022.