Louis Pitre

1922 Cut Off, Louisiana 2011 Galliano, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (17th child of Louis Pitre/2nd Wife Lorenza Vegas); all known surname descendants:

                9           Louis Pitre  b: 26 January 1922  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 18 December 2011  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                     + Judith Cantrelle  b: Abt. 1923  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1940 [Ernest Joseph/Viana Rose Pitre]; d: 10 February 2014  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                              10         Gustave J. Pitre  b: Abt. 1941  New Orleans, LA; d: 17 November 2006  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                              +Sarah "Sally" Sikes    d: Aft. November 2006

                              10         Tab Pitre

                                              +Yvette ---

                              10         Noble Pitre

                                              +Joyce ---

                              10         Jackie Pitre

                                              +Liz ---

                              10         Bonnie Pitre

                                              +Larry Mixon



Notes for Louis Pitre:


- 1940 Galliano, Lafourche, LA:  Burke Pitre 30 fur buyer/winter furs [$1000 house value], wife Ophelia 30, Raleigh 11, Joyce 9, Hazel 8; (step-grandmother) Lorenza Pitre 59 widow, Louis 18 trapper/winter furs.  Widowed daughter Jane Pitre 20 waitress/confectionary, living in Raceland.


WWII Records:  Louis Pitre Jr., res. Cut Off, LA; b. 26 Jan 1922 Cut Off, LA; contact Mrs. Louis Pitre; 5' 10 1/2", 162 lbs., brown eyes & blonde hair, light complexion; 16 Feb 1942 Cut Off, LA.


Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Louis J. "Louie" Pitre Jr., 89, a native of Cut Off and resident of Galliano, died at 6:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to funeral time today at Christian Family Center in Galliano.  Religious services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the church, with burial at Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Judith Cantrelle Pitre; sons, Noble Pitre and wife, Joyce, Jackie Pitre and wife, Liz, and Tab Pitre and wife, Yvette; daughter, Bonnie Mixon and husband, Larry; and 24 half and step brothers and sisters, 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis J. Pitre Sr. and Laurencia Vegas Pitre; son, Gus Pitre; and sisters, Bertha Pitre, Jeanne Pitre and Naomie Cheramie.  Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Notes for Judith Cantrelle:

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 13 February 2014:  Judith C. "Maw Maw Pitre" Pitre, 91, a native of Cut Off and resident of Galliano died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.  Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Monday at the Christian Family Center in Galliano.  Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Christian Family Center, followed by burial in Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  She is survived by her sons, Noble Pitre, Jackie Pitre and Tab Pitre; daughter, Bonnie Mixon; 11 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Pitre Jr.; parents, Ernest and Vina Pitre Cantrelle; son, Gus Pitre; brothers, Percy Cantrelle and Henry Cantrelle; and sisters, Mozana Gisclair, Alida Hebert, Angelle Crosby and Viola Gisclair.  Samart-Mothe Funeral Home in Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries for the children:
Gustave J. Pitre:  Gustave J. 'Gus' Pitre, age 65, a native of New Orleans and resident of Cut Off, died at 7:24 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2006.  Visitation to funeral time Tuesday at Samart Funeral Home in Cut Off; mass Tuesday at the funeral home, with burial in Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano .  Survived by his former wife, Sarah "Sally" Sikes, mother of Darren and Wendy Pitre; his parents, Louis and Judith Pitre; two sons, Darren Pitre and wife, Angela, and Preston Leonard; one daughter, Wendy P. Pitre and husband, Richard; three brothers, Noble, Jackie and Tab Pitre; one sister, Bonnie Mixon; seven grandchildren, Charles Barzar Jr., Raimie Cantrelle, Brisk Martin, Sidney Pitre, Darren Pitre Jr., Brayten Pitre and Brhe'a Pitre; and four great-grandchildren, Maddox Cantrelle, Josh Bourgeois Jr., Hayden Martin and Hannah Martin.  Preceded in death by his grandparents, Vina Pitre, Ernest Cantrelle, Louis Pitre Sr. and Rosanza Vega Pitre.  Famous quote was "Ayee Baebae"; loved LSU sports, fishing, hunting and cooking; employed by Golden Motors for many years.



Back one generation to parents of Louis Pitre

Back to Table of Contents


Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- South Louisiana Records: Church and Civil Records of Lafourche-Terrebonne Parishes  (Rev. Hebert)

- South Louisiana Vital Family Records  (Terrebonne Genealogical Society)

- 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:  1 June 2021.