Louis Emile Pitre

1910 Donaldsonville, LA 1965 Pineville, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (4th child of Louis Napoleon 'Emile' Pitre/Anna Maunoir); all known surname descendants:

                  9          Louis Emile Pitre  b: 15 August 1910  Donaldsonville, Ascension, LA; d: 3 March 1965  Pineville, Rapides, LA

                                   +Beatrice Theresa Delosantos  b: 22 January 1912  New Orleans, LA; m: 28 April 1934  New Orleans, LA [Joseph Philip/Mary Antoinette Domm]  (divorced); d: 4 September 2003  Metairie, Jefferson, LA


                               *2nd Wife of Louis Emile Pitre:

                                   +Janet Ila Maude Kelly  b: 3 November 1914  Pollock, Grant, LA; m: 24 August 1940; d: 17 September 1985  Pineville, Rapides, LA



Notes for Louis Emile Pitre:


- 1930 New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana:  Louis N. Pitre 56 (barber), wife Anna M. 50, Lee P. 25, Louis M. Jr. 19, Marie A. 16, Woodrow W. 13, Rita S. 10.


- 1940 New Orleans, Orleans, LA:  Beatrice Pitre 28 (mar.) bookkeeper/retail ready to wear store  [3914 Pitt St.]


- 1950 Pineville, Rapides, LA:  Louis E. Pitre 39 travelling salesman/motion picture advertising, wife Ida Maude 35.


Application for Seaman's Protection Certificate, at N.O.:  Louis E. Pitre Jr., b. 15 Aug 1909 Donaldsonville, LA; father L. E. Pitre (also b. Donaldsonville), occupation clerk; expect to ship as wiper on S. S. West Gaurbo; 1 Jun 1929; age 19, 5'6", 110 lbs., dark complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair, mole left breast, scar top head, little finger right hand disfig


Court Decisions:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 26 October 1938:  Louis E. Pitre, Jr., vs Mrs. Beatrice T. Delosantos: judgment ordering defendant to return to matrimonial domicile.

- New Orleans States (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 3 May 1939:  Louis E. Pitre, Jr., vs Mrs. Beatrice T. Delosantos: judgment of separation.


WWII Records: Louis Emile Pitre, res. Pineville, LA; b. 15 Aug 1910 Donaldsonville, LA; wife Mrs. Ila Maude Pitre; employer Campbell Sales Co. (Cambden, NJ); 5'7", 132 lbs., brown eyes & brown hair, light complexion, deformed finger (little) rt. hand, scar rt. upper lip; Pineville, LA.


Obituary:  The Times (Shreveport, LA), Thursday, 4 March 1965:  Alexandria - Louis E. Pitre Jr., 54, of Pineville, died in a Pineville hospital Wednesday.  He was a real estate salesman and a native of Donaldsonville.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today in Hixson Brothers Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park.  Survivors are his widow; two brothers, W. W. Pitre of Lafayette and G. B. Pitre of Birmingham, Ala.; three sisters, Miss Marie Pitre and Mrs. Lula Armstrong of New Orleans, and Mrs. Rita Portnoy of Dallas, Tex.


Notes for Beatrice Theresa Delosantos:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 8 September 2003:  (photo) Beatrice Delosantos 'Bobbie' McHugh, a homemaker, died Thursday at Chateau Living Center.  She was 91.  Mrs. McHugh was born in New Orleans and lived in Metairie.  She was a past member and officer of the Jefferson Parish Parent Teacher Association, St. Martin's School Mothers' Club and Carrollton United Methodist Church.  She was named laywoman of the year in 1976 in recognition of many years of service to the Methodist Church.  Survivors include two sons, William R. McHugh III of Bush and Michael J. McHugh; two daughters, Patricia M. Fullilove of Waveland, Miss., and Kathleen M. Gunter of Atlanta; a brother, Raymond F. Danahay; a sister, Mildred D. Speziale; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  A funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home.  Visitation will begin at 10 a.m.  Burial will be in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.


Notes for Janet Ila Maude Kelly:

Obituary:  The Town Talk (Alexandria, LA), Thursday, 19 September 1985:  Services for Ila Maude Pitre will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Hixson Bros., Pineville.  Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Pineville.  Mrs. Pitre, 70, of 126 Fairbrook St., Pineville, died at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home.  She was a retired secretary and a native of Pollock.  She was the widow of Louis E. Pitre.  Friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of services today in the funeral home.

Tombstone Inscription: Greenwood Memorial Park, Pineville, LA:  Ila Maude Pitre / Nov. 3, 1914 / Sept. 17, 1985


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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:  25 August 2022.