Joseph Pitre

1908 Jeanette, Louisiana 1994 Orange, Texas



Continuation of tree (1st child of Joseph Elie Pitre/Dora Landry); all known surname descendants:

                 9          Joseph Pitre  b: 15 January 1908  Jeanerette, Iberia, LA; d: 1 March 1994  Orange, Orange, TX

                                     +Ollie V. Blanchette  b: 2 July 1914  Louisiana; m: 2 January 1931  Orange, Orange, TX; d: 13 April 2012  Orange, Orange, TX

                             10          Joseph Pitre  b: 18 June 1932  Franklin, St. Mary, LA; d: 20 November 2019  Orange, Orange, TX

                                              +Sandra Jane Peveto    m: Abt. 1960; d: Aft. November 2019

                             10          Dorothy Ann Pitre (Sister Josephina O. P.)  b: Abt. 1936  Louisiana; d: Aft. November 2019  Houston, Harris, TX



Notes for Joseph Pitre:


- 1940 Orange, Orange, Texas:  Joseph Pitre 32 laborer/steel plant, wife Ollie V. 25, Joseph Jr. 7, Dorothy Ann 3, father Elie 50 laborer/farming.  [1601 16th Street]

- 1950 Orange, Orange, TX:  Joseph Pitre 42 blacksmith/steel fabricating co., wife Ollie V. 35, Joseph Jr. 17, Dorothy Ann 13.

WWII Records:  Joseph Pitre, res. 412-12th St., Orange, Orange, TX; b. 15 Jan 1908 Jeanerette, LA; contact wife Mrs. Olive V. Blancherd Pitre; 5' 8", 130 lbs., blue eyes & black hair, light complexion, scar on right ankle; 16 Oct 1940 Orange, TX.


Tombstone Inscriptions: St Mary's Cemetery, Orange, Orange, TX:  Joseph, Sr. / Jan. 15, 1908 / Mar. 1, 1994 / Jan. 2, 1931 / Paw Paw / PITRE / Ollie V. / July 2, 1914 / Apr. 13, 2012 / Maw Maw


Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Pitre:  The Orange Leader (Orange, TX), 22 November 2019:  Joseph Pitre, Jr., 87, of Orange, Texas, passed away on November 20, 2019, at his home in Orange.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 25, 2019, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange.  Officiating will be Father Joseph P. Daleo.  Burial will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Orange.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, November 24, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.  A Christian Vigil will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and a recitation of the Rosary will begin at 7:00 p.m.  Born in Franklin, Louisiana, on June 18, 1932, he was the son of Joseph Pitre, Sr. and Ollie V. (Blanchette) Pitre.  Joseph proudly served his country in the U. S. Air Force.  He went on to work as an operator for Chevron for 36 years before retiring.  Joseph was a member of the St. Mary's Senior Group and the Chevron Retirees Group.  He enjoyed spending his time dancing, cooking, traveling, painting, drawing, teasing the children in the family, and going to Coushatta.  Joseph will be missed by all who knew and loved him.  He was preceded in death by his son, Troy J. Pitre; and his parents, Joseph and Ollie V. Pitre.  He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Sandra (Peveto) Pitre of Orange; his children, Lisa R. Pitre of Orange, and Ryan J. Pitre and wife Julie of Liberty; his grandchildren, Tyson Pitre, Carrie Ingalls and husband James, Dalton Pitre, and Kendall Pitre; his sister, Sister Josephina Pitre O. P. of Houston; and his 8 great-grandchildren.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to Advantage Home Care, Nisha Ready with Heart to Heart Hospice, as well as many family and friends for their thoughts and prayers.

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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- Southwest Louisiana Records: Church and Civil Records of Parishes of Acadia, Allen Beauregard, Cameron,

     Calcasieu, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St Landry, St Martin, St Mary and Vermillion.  (Rev. Hebert)

- Texas deaths in RED taken from death certificates.


Last updated:  19 June 2022.