John Rupert Pete

1892 New Orleans, Louisiana 1947 East End, LA



Continuation of tree (7th child of Mathurin 'Scott' Pitre/Clara Elizabeth Scott); all known surname descendants:

               8           John Rubert 'Rubbird' Pete  b: 20 October 1892  New Orleans, LA; d: 3 August 1947  East End, Jefferson, LA

                                 + Alma Caroline 'Carrie' Tharp  b: 26 February 1894  New Orleans, LA; m: 30 July 1917  New Orleans, LA [Charles Edward/Christine E. Kurz]; d: 10 December 1971  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                          9           John Rubbird Pete  b: 30 July 1917  New Orleans, LA; d: 1 December 1982  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                                         + Dorothy Elizabeth Leblanc  b: 31 August 1917  Metairie, Jefferson, LA; m: 11 August 1940  Ste. Catherine Siena, Metairie, LA [Joseph Edgar/Louise Reinhardt]; d: 5 August 1992  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                          9           Scott Charles Pete  b: 31 March 1919  East End, Jefferson, LA; d: 14 April 2002  Gretna, Jefferson, LA 

                                          + Doris Melancon  b: Abt. 1927; m: 27 June 1948; d: Aft. 1950

                                       *2nd Wife of Scott Charles Pete: 

                                          + Anna Mae Tierney                                         

                          9           Charles Harold Pete  b: 9 July 1921 New Orleans, LA; d: 22 March 1988  Venice, Plaquemines, LA

                          9           Raymond Matrien Pitre  b: 13 May 1923  East End, Jefferson, LA; d: 29 July 2004  Kenner, Jefferson, LA

                                          + Joyce C. Ellender  17 July 1931  New Orleans, LA; m: Bef. 1950 [John Ralph/Marjorie Exnicious]; d: 5 March 2015  Covington, St. Tammany, LA

                                       *2nd Wife of Raymond Matrien Pitre:

                                          + Frances Leblanc

                          9           William Joseph Pete  b: 26 March 1925  East End, Jefferson, LA; d: 16 August 2013  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                                          + Louise Wallace  b: 20 May 1927; m: 27 May 1950  Metairie, Jefferson, LA [Julius Blant/Myrtle Coley]; d: Aft. August 2013

                          9           Joy Rita Pete  b: 7 March 1927  Metairie, Jefferson, LA; d: 9 September 1986  New Orleans, LA

                                          + Henry William Blappert  b: 25 March 1923  New Orleans, LA; m: Abt. 1945 [Frank/Josephine Meyers]  (divorced 15 October 1947 N.O., LA); d: 18 August 1948  New Orleans, LA

                                        *2nd Husband of Joy Rita Pete:

                                          + Herman Eugene Summers  b: 2 May 1927  New Orleans, LA; m: Abt. 1949 [Henry/Louise Edler]; d: 1 January 2007  Belle Chasse, Plaquemines, LA

                                        *3rd Husband of Joy Rita Pete:

                                          + Joseph Anthony Saltalamacchia  b: 11 August 1918  Buck Town, New Orleans, LA; m: 12 October 1951 (1956?)  Metairie, Jefferson, LA [Charles/Leola Laura Strohmeyer]; d: 25 April 1987  New Orleans, LA

                          9           Cherie Mary Pete  b: 22 March 1929  New Orleans, LA; d: 6 March 2008  Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, LA

                                          + Roland James Norman  b: 21 October 1924; m: 22 November 1947  New Orleans, LA [Jules/Eugenia Gremillion]

                          9           Roy A. Pete  b: Abt. 1931  New Orleans, LA; d: Aft. August 2013

                          9           Harold Justin Pete  b: 12 April 1932  Metairie, Jefferson, LA; d: 11 August 2007  Kentwood, Tangipahoa, LA

                                          + unknown

                          9           Edward Joseph Pete  b: 10 June 1933  Metairie, Jefferson, LA; d: 26 December 2008  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                                          + Janice Woolley  b: 20 July 1933; m: unknown [Joseph Harrison/Margaret Conrad]; d: 15 August 2000  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                          9           Lotta Clara Pete  b: 19 November 1936  Metairie, Jefferson, LA; d: 27 February 1986  Santa Maria, CA

                                          + --- Everist

                          9           Alfred Francis Pete  b: 25 February 1939  New Orleans, LA; d: 9 April 2012  New Orleans, LA



Notes for John Rupert Pete:


- 1920 Orleans, Louisiana:  John R. Pete 26 (public chauffeur), wife Alma C. 25, John Jr. 2 years 4 months, Scott 9 months; widowed mother Lottie 47 (nurse).


- 1930 Jefferson, LA:  John R. Pete 38 (clerk/waiter soft drink stand), wife Alma C. 37, John R. 12, Scott C. 11, Charles H. 8, Raymond M. 6, William J. 5, Joy R. 3 years 10 months, Cherie M. 1.

- 1940 East End, Jefferson, LA:  John Pete 48 [$1500 house value] bar tender/restaurant, wife Alma 37, Junior 22 fisherman/fishing industry, Scott 21 plumber's helper/building construction, Charles 18 new worker, Raymond 16 entertainer/center amusement, William 15 new worker, Joy 15, Chere 11, Roy 9, Harold 8, Edward 7, Lottie 3, Alfred 2, niece Celia Gillen 16.

- 1950 East End, Jefferson, LA:  Widow Alma Pete 56, Charles 29 watches race horse board/restaurant, William 25 pipe fitter/plumbing co., Edward 17, Lotta 13, Alfred 12, Raymond 27, wife Joyce 19, Robert 1.

WW1 registration records:  John Rubird Pete; New Orleans, LA; born 20 Oct 1892 (New Orleans); wife; medium height, medium build; brown eyes & black hair; lost hand.


Obituary:  New Orleans Item (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 4 August 1947:  Pete - Of East End, Jefferson Parish, on Sunday, Aug. 3, 1947, at 1 o'clock a.m.  John Pete Sr., beloved husband of Alma Tharp, father of John R. Jr., Scott, Charles, Raymond, William, Roy, Harold, Edward, Alfred, Cherie and Latta Pete, Mrs. Henry Blappert, brother of Mrs. C. Jallans, Mrs. Hester Schroeder and Mrs. L. E. Pete; also survived by one granddaughter; aged 54 years; a native of New Orleans.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral Monday, Aug. 4, 1947, at 10:30 o'clock a.m. from the auxiliary funeral home of Jacob Schoen and Son, with Requiem Mass at St. Louis of France Church, East End, Jefferson Parish.  Interment in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3.


Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Louis Cemetery #3, New Orleans, LA:  SCOTT PETE / Timothy J. Pete / June 11, 1952 - Sept. 25, 1988 / William J. Pete / Mar. 26, 1925 - Aug. 16, 2013 / PETE  (side) Scott Pete / 1852 - 1906 / Clara Scott / wife of Scott Pete / 1853 - 1907 / Matt W. Pete / died January 6, 1937 age 62 yrs / John R. Pete / died August 3, 1947 age 54 yrs / Elmere Jallans / 1879 - 1948 / Charles Jallans Jr / 1917 - 1952 / Lotta E. Pete / 1883 - 1956 / Alma T. Pete / 1894 - 1971 / Charles Hickory Pete / 1921 - 1988 / Timothy J. Pete 1952 - 1988 / Scott C. Pete / 1919 - 2002 / Matt Pete


Notes for Alma Caroline Tharp:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 12 December 1971:  Mrs. Alma Tharp Pete on Friday evening December 10, 1971, at 9:40 o'clock, wife of the late John R. Pete Sr.; mother of Mrs. Joy Sallalmacchia, Mrs. Cherie Norman of Baton Rouge, La., Mrs. Lotta Everist of Santa Maria, Calif., John R. Jr., Scott C., Charles H., Raymond M., William Joseph, Roy A. of Gulfport, Miss., Harold J., Edward J. and Alfred F. Pete of Venice, La.; daughter of the late Christine Kurz and Charles E. Tharp; sister of Mrs. Mary Bruno, Harold Tharp and the late Mrs. Irene Barrilleau and Edward Tharp, also survived by 39 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; age 77 years; a resident of Metairie, La.  Relatives and friends are invited to the funeral. Services from The P.J. McMahon and Sons Funeral Home, 4800 Canal St. (parking in rear) on Monday morning December 13, 1971 at 11 o'clock.  Requiem Mass at St. Louis King of France Church.  Interment in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3.  Friends may call 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon.


Obituaries for the children:

John Rubbird Pete:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 3 December 1982:  John R. Pete Jr. on Wednesday, December 1, 1982 at 12:30 a.m.  Beloved husband of Dorothy LeBlanc Pete.  Father of Kay Pete Caruso, Gary John Pete.  Brother of Scott, Charles, Raymond, William, Harold, Roy, Edward and Alfred Pete, Mrs. Joy Saltamacchia, Mrs. Cherie Norman, Mrs. Lotta Everest.  Also survived by 2 grandchildren: Brian Caruso and Stephanie Pete.  Relatives and friends of the family, also members of Local Union No. 60 Plumbers and Steamfitters, are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial from the Jefferson Chapel of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd. in Metairie on Friday, December 3, 1982 at 11 o'clock a.m.  Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.  Visitation on Thursday, December 2, 1982 after 6 o'clock p.m.


Charles Harold Pete:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 24 March 1988:  Charles H. Pete, on Tuesday, March 22, 1988 at 11:30 a.m.  Son of the late Alma C. Tharp and John R. Pete Sr.  Brother of Scott C., William J., Raymond M., Roy A., Harold J., Edward T., Alfred F., and Cherie Norman and the late John R. Jr., Joy R. Saltalamacchia and Lotta C. Everest.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Age 66 years, a native of Bucktown and a resident of Venice, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Chapel of Jacob Schoen & Son Inc., 3827 Canal St. at N. Scott on Friday, March 25, 1988 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment St. Louis Cemetery No. III.  Friends may call after 7 p.m. Thursday.


Raymond Matrienne Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 1 August 2004:  Raymond M. Pete, a retired carpenter, died Thursday at Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  He was 81.  Mr. Pete was born in New Orleans and lived in Kenner for the past 36 years.  He was an Army veteran of World War II.  Survivors include three sons, Robert Raymond Pete of Bossier City, Richard Paul and Jim Perry Pete; two daughters, Sandra P. Gillespie of Covington and Sheila Gager of Baton Rouge; five brothers, Roy A. Pete of Hickory, Miss., Harold J. Pete of Kentwood; Alfred F. Pete of Venice, and Edward J. and William J. Pete, both of Metairie; a sister, Cherie M. Norman of Baton Rouge; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.  A funeral will be held Monday at 4 p.m. at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie.  Visitation will begin at 2 p.m.


William Joseph Pete:  William J. Pete, age 88, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2013.  Beloved husband of Louise Wallace Pete for 63 years.  Father of the late Tim J. Pete.  Brother of Roy Pete and the late John, Scott, Charles, Raymond, Harold, Edward and Alfred Pete, Joy Saltamaccia, Cherie Norman and Lottie Everest.  Son of the late John R. Pete and Alma Tharp Pete.  Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Mr. Pete was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII, was a member of the Painters Local 1244 and was a parishioner of St. Ann Church.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Blvd. in Metairie, LA on Tuesday morning, August 20, 2013 beginning at 9:00 am with a funeral service to follow at 11:00 am in Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home's Chapel.  Interment will be in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3.


Joy Rita Pete:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 11 September 1986:  Joy Pete Saltalamacchia on Tuesday, September 9, 1986, at 2:45 o'clock p.m.  Beloved wife of Joseph Saltalamacchia; mother of Katherine Rowand, Preston, Kevin, Thomas, and Daria Saltalamacchia and Giavanna Mauer; sister of Scott, Charles, Raymond, William, Roy, Harold, Edward and Alfred Pete, Sharie Norman, and the late Lotta Everist and John Pete; also survived by 11 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  Age 59 years.  A native and resident of Bucktown, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also Millwright Local No. 1931 and employees of Jefferson Parish, are invited to attend the funeral.  A Mass of Christian Burial from Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home Chapel 4747 Veterans Blvd. near Clearview on Friday morning, September 12, 1986 at 11 o'clock.  Interment in Restlawn Cemetery.  Friends may call Thursday evening after 6 p.m.


Cherie Mary Pete:  Tombstone Inscription, Greenoaks Memorial Park, Baton Rouge, LA:  Cherie P. Norman / Mar. 22, 1929 / Mar. 6, 2008


Harold Justin Pete:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Tuesday, 14 August 2007:  (photo)  Harold J. Pete on Saturday, August 11, 2007.  Father of Harold David Pete, Rene D. Pete, Mark D. Pete, and Eileen Pete Patin.  Grandfather of 6 grandchildren.  Brother of William Pete, Roy Pete, Edward Pete, Alfred Pete and Cherie Norman.  Friend and Companion of Connie Alt.  Age 75 years.  A native of Metairie, LA and a resident of Kentwood, LA for over 10 years.  Mr. Pete is a Veteran of the United States Air Force during the Korean War.  He loved to go out dancing before he got ill.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie, LA on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at 3:00 p.m.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 pm. until 9:00 pm.


Edward Joseph Pete:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 4 January 2009:  (photo)  Edward J. Pete, age 75, passed away on December 26, 2008.  Husband of the late Janice Woolley Pete.  Step-father of Cynthia Kapinger.  Brother of William, Roy and Alfred Pete and the late John, Scott, Charles, Raymond, Joy Saltmacchia, Cherie Norman, Lotta Everst and Harold Pete.  The relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Memorial Visitation at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie on thursday, January 8, 2009 from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.




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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

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- Some birthdates in RED taken from Social Security records based on obituary/tombstone inscription deathdate.


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