Lawrence Joseph Pitre

1905 Houma, Louisiana 1985 Bourg, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Joseph Uzelien Pitre/Agnes Marie Trosclair); all known surname descendants:

                9          Lawrence Joseph Pitre  b: 7 August 1905  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 December 1985  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                                    +Girdie Robichaux  b: 5 April 1908  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 27 February 1924  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Michel/Veleda Belanger]; d: 14 March 2001  Gray, Terrebonne, LA

                            10          Thaddeus Joseph Pitre  b: 31 October 1924  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 17 April 2011  Jasper, Jasper, TX

                                             +Gloria Mae Terrebonne  b: 21 August 1929  Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1950 [Ludvic Morris/Celia Smith]; d: 20 June 1996  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                            10          Lawrence Joseph Pitre  b: January 1926  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. April 2001

                                             +Betty Ann Chaisson  b: 30 October 1937  Grand Caillou, Terrebonne, LA; m: unknown [Julius Joseph/Viola Lambas]; d: 25 August 2011  Bayou Blue, Terrebonne, LA

                            10          Ernest Paul Pitre  b: 27 September 1932  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 7 December 1986  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                             +Iris Carlos

                            10          Gloria Mary Pitre  b: Abt. 1934; d: Aft. April 2011

                                             +Lawrence Joseph Dugas  b: 4 November 1926  Marrero, Jefferson, LA; m: unknown [Wilson Joseph/Carmen Poirier]; d: 8 December 2002  Gray, Terrebonne, LA

                            10          Dianna M. Pitre  b: Abt. 1945

                                             +--- Crabtree



Notes for Lawrence Joseph Pitre:


- 1930 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Laurence Pitre 24, wife Girdy 21, Shadieu 5, Laurence Jr. 3 years 3 months; lodger Gelbert Leman 67 (widower).


- 1940

- 1950 Terrebonne, LA:  Lawrence J. Pitre 44 bridge tender/state highway, wife Gertie R. 41, Thaddeus J. 25 bridge tender/state highway, Ernest P. 17 attendant filling station/retail gasoline station, Gloria M. 15, Dianna M. 4   (W3, p. 4)

WWII Records:  Lawrence Joseph Pitre, res. Houma, LA; b. 7 Aug 1905 Houma, LA; contact wife Mrs. Lawrence J. Pitre; 5' 9", 125 lbs., gray eyes & brown hair, dark complexion; 16 Oct 1940 Houma, LA.


Tombstone Inscription, Bisland Cemetery, Bourg, LA:  Lawrence J. / Pitre Sr. / Aug. 7, 1905 / Dec. 28, 1985 / "beloved husband and father"


Notes for Girdie Robichaux:

Obituary:  Houma Courier (LA), Thursday, 15 March 2001:  Girdie Robichaux Pitre, 92, a native of Montegut and a resident of Gray, died at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2001.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to funeral time Friday at Chauvin Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with burial in Bisland Cemetery.  She is survived by two sons, the Rev. Thaddeus Pitre and Lawrence Joseph Pitre Jr., both of Houma; two daughters, Gloria Dugas of Gray and Diana Crabtree of Houma; one sister, Mrs. Alden (Edith) Bailey of Picayune, Miss.; 28 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Joseph Pitre Sr.; her parents, Michelle and Velida Belanger Robichaux; and one son, Ernest Pitre.  She was an employee of the Louisiana State Department of Transportation.


Obituaries for the children:

Thaddeus Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, Tuesday, 26 April 2011:  Bro. Thaddius Joseph Pitre, 86, a native of Houma and a resident of Jasper, Texas, died Sunday, April 17, 2011.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to funeral time Thursday at Samart Funeral Home of Houma.  Religious services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with burial at Rogers Cemetery in Houma.  He is survived by one brother, Lawrence Pitre Jr.; two sisters, Gloria Dugas and Diana Pitre; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Terrebonne Pitre; his parents, Lawrence Pitre Sr. and Gertie Robichaux Pitre; and one brother, Ernest Pitre.  In lieu of flowers, donations to help with funeral expenses are preferred.  Samart Funeral Home of Houma is in charge of arrangements.

Lawrence Joseph Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Rogers Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Betty Ann Pitre / Oct. 30, 1937 / Aug. 25, 2011


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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:  15 June 2022.