Joseph Anthony Pitre

1914 Golden Meadow, Louisiana 1991 Houma, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (4th child of James Joseph Pitre/Marie Arthelise Guillebaux); all known surname descendants:

                9        Joseph Anthony Pitre  b: 16 December 1914  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 21 March 1991  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                  +Bella Arcement  b: 31 December 1919  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1939  [Furcy/Sarah Champagne]; d: 30 October 2004  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          10           Dolores A. Pitre  b: 5 September 1940  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 5 May 2012  Patterson, St. Mary, LA

                                            +Claude Joseph Cheramie  b: 10 January 1938  New Orleans, LA; m: Abt. 1958 [Julian A./Bridgitte Orgeron]; d: 29 December 2008  Patterson, St. Mary, LA

                          10           Phyllis Marie Pitre  b: 9 July 1947; d: Aft. May 2012

                                            +--- Hebert

                                          *2nd Husband of Phyllis Marie Pitre:

                                            +Ernest George Zullo   m: September 1983



Notes for Joseph Anthony Pitre:


- 1940 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, Louisiana:  James Pitre 68 carpenter/building houses [$1000 house value], wife Arthemise 61, son Joseph 25 clerk/grocery store, wife Bella 20.


- 1950 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  James J. Pitre 76, wife Marie G. 73, Joseph J. 35, wife Bella A. 30, Delores A. 9, Phyllis M. 2.


Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), March 1991:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Friday for Joseph "T-Joe" Tony Pitre, 76, a native of Golden Meadow and former resident of Galliano and resident of Houma who died at 12:59 a.m. Thursday (21st).  Visitation will be from 5 to 10 p.m. and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Friday at Falgout Funeral Home in Houma.  The Rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.  Interment is in Holy Savior Cemetery.  He was the husband of Bella Arcement Pitre and father of Dolores Pitre Cheramie and Phyllis Pitre Cullo of Houston.  He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Arthelise Guilbeaux Pitre; and two brothers, Henry Pitre and William "Yum" Pitre.  He is also survived by four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  He was a parishioner of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Houma.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Houma, is in charge of arrangements.


Tombstone Inscription, Holy Savior Cemetery, Lockport, LA:  Joseph T. Pitre / born Dec. 16, 1914 / died Mar. 20, 1991 / Bella Arcement Pitre / born Dec. 31, 1919 / died Oct. 30, 2004 / Claude J. Cheramie / Jan. 10, 1938 - Dec. 29, 2008 / Dolores P. Cheramie / Sept. 05, 1940 - May 05, 2012


Notes for Bella Arcement:

Obituary:  1 November 2004:  Bella Arcement Pitre, 84, a native of Raceland, former resident of Galliano and resident of Houma, died Oct. 30, 2004.  Visitation will be from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday and 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Falgout Funeral Home in Houma.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with burial at Holy Savior Cemetery in Lockport.  She is survived by her daughters, Dolores Pitre Cheramie and her husband, Claude, of Houma, and Phyllis Pitre Zullo and her husband, Ernest, of Weeki Wachee, Fla.; brother, Andrew Arcement of Thibodaux; sisters, Clara A. Pasqua and Sarah A. Legendre, both of Thibodaux, and Della A. Blanchard and Doris A. Daigneault, both of Houma; four grandchildren, Shane A. Cheramie and his wife, Rayann, of Houma, Selena Cheramie Shannon and her husband, Casey, of Patterson, Sonya Hebert Matherne and her husband, Curt, of Lockport, and James L. Hebert and his wife, Michelle, of Houston; two step-grandchildren, Ernest Zullo III and Catie Zullo Putt and her husband, Mark, of Colorado; five great-grandchildren, Sarah and Rebecca Domangue, Brady T. Shannon, Megan A. Matherne and Shane Julian Cheramie; and five step-great-grandchildren, Jacob and John Broussard, Aaron and Jeremy Dennis and Jack Allen Putt.  She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph "T-Joe" Pitre; parents, Furcy and Sarah Champagne Arcement; and brothers, Murray, Morgan "Pip" and Howard Arcement.  She was a retired employee of Lady of the Sea General Hospital in Galliano.  Falgout Funeral Homes of Houma is in charge of arrangements.


Obituaries for the children:

Dolores Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Dolores Pitre Cheramie, 71, a native of Houma and resident of Patterson, died Saturday, May 5, 2012.  Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to funeral time Thursday at Chauvin Funeral Home.  Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Savior Catholic Church in Lockport, with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by her son, Shane A. Cheramie and wife, Ray Ann of Houma; daughter, Selena Cheramie Shannon and husband, Casey of Berwick; grandchildren, Sarah Marie Domangue, Rebecca Ann Domangue, Brady Timothy Shannon, and Shane Julian Cheramie and wife, Rebecca; step-grandchildren, Jacob Micheal Broussard and John Michael Broussard; step-great-grandchild, McKenzie Miller; and sister, Phyllis Pitre Zullo and husband, Ernie.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Joseph Cheramie; and parents, Joseph Anthony Pitre and Bella Elizabeth Arcement Pitre.  She was a retired Medical Transcriptionist at Terrebonne General Medical Center. Dolores also known as "Granny" was a kind and loving person and enjoyed anytime spent with her family. Chauvin Funeral Home is 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)

- 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.