Louis Ramo Pitre

1898 Larose, Louisiana 1974 Cut Off, LA



Continuation of tree (10th child of Louis Pitre/Romanda Eve Cheramie); all known surname descendants:

                9           Louis Ramo Pitre  b: 3 April 1898  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 11 June 1974  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                   + Paviola Marie Pitre  b: 22 January 1900  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: 26 August 1920  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Francois William Constant/Emma Marie Duet]; d: 4 May 1974  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Melva Pitre  b: 12 February 1921  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 March 2009  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Eddie Pierre Orgeron  b: 21 September 1921  Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1940 [Justilian/Cesla Hymel]; d: 25 February 2004  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Guilmo Joseph Pitre  b: 15 Feb 1923  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 31 January 2013  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Eula Mae Duet  b: Abt. 1925; m: 12 September 1953  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. January 2013

                           10         Elda Pitre  b: March 1925  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. March 2009

                                          +Larry Vedros



Notes for Louis Ramo Pitre:   


- 1920 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Rayms Pitre 21 (oyster fisherman), living with his widowed sister Ozea Guidry 26.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Remeaux Pitre 33, wife Paviola 30, Melva 9, Gilemore 7, Eldira 4 years 1 month.

- 1940 Galliano, Lafourche, LA:  Rameaux Pitre 42 fisherman/own oyster boat [$900 house value], wife Paviola 40, Melva 19, Guilmo 17 helper/oysters, Elda 14.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Rameaux Pitre 52 fisherman/shrimp fishing, wife Paviola 50, Gilmo 27 fisherman/shrimp fishing, wife (sic daughter) Elda 24.

WWI registration records:  Ramo Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 3 Apr 1898; Mr. Louis N. Pitre; medium height, slender build; blue eyes & light hair (comments: rupture)

WWII Records:  Louis Ramo Pitre, res. Cut Off, LA; b. 3 Mar 1898 Cut Off, LA; contact Mrs. Louis Ramo Pitre; fisherman; 5'8", 170 lbs., blue eyes & blonde hair, ruddy complexion; 16 Feb 1942, Thibodaux, LA.


Obituary:  Times Picayune, 12 June 1974:  Ramo Pitre on Tuesday, June 11, 1974 at 7 o'clock a.m., husband of the late Paviola Pitre; father of Guilmo J. Pitre, Mrs. Eddie Orgeron, Mrs. Larry Vedros; brother of Mrs. Bennett White, Mrs. Gracien Lecompt, Mrs. Alexie Pitre, Louis Pitre Jr.; also survived by 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; age 76; a native and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Thibodaux Funeral Home, Cut Off, La., on Wednesday, June 12, 1974 at 4 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, La.  Visitation will begin at 3 p.m., Tuesday till funeral time.


Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Ramo Pitre / April 3, 1898 / June 11, 1974  /  Paviola Pitre / Jan. 22, 1900 / May 4, 1974

Notes for Paviola Marie Pitre:

Obituary:  Times Picayune, 5 May 1974:  Paviola Pitre, on Saturday, May 4, 1974, at 9:15 o'clock a.m., wife of Louis R. Pitre, mother of Guilmo Pitre, Mrs. Eddie Orgeron, Mrs. Larry Vedros; sister of Mrs. Ernest Cantrelle; also survived by 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; age 74 years, a native and a resident of Cut Off, Louisiana.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Services from Thibodaux Funeral Home, Cut Off, Louisiana, on Monday, May 6, 1974, at 10:00 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, Louisiana.  Interment in Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, Louisiana.  Visitation Sunday at 8:00 a.m. until funeral time on Monday.  Thibodaux Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries for the children:

Melva Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, Tuesday, March 3, 2009:  Melva P. Orgeron, 88, a native and resident of Galliano, La., died Sunday, March 1, at 2:10 p.m.  She is survived by her son, Peter Orgeron and wife Donna Turknett Orgeron; brother, Guilmo Pitre; sister, Elda P. Vedros; grandchildren, Gillon Orgeron Jr., Peter Orgeron Jr. and Cherie Michelle Orgeron; and great-grandchild, Hayden T. Orgeron.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Pierre Orgeron; parents, Rameaux and Paviola Duet Pitre; and son, Gillon Orgeron.  She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Ladies Altar Society.  She was a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, and 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Samart-Mothe Funeral Home in Cut Off, La.  Mass will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano with burial at Cheramie Cemetery.  Samart-Mothe Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  ORGERON / In loving memory / Melva Orgeron / Feb. 12, 1921 - Mar. 01, 2009 / Eddie P. Orgeron / FI US Navy / World War II / Sep. 20, 1921 - Feb. 25, 2004


Guilmo Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  Guilmo Joseph Pitre, 89, a native of Galliano and resident of Cut Off, died at 7:40 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.  Visitation will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday at Falgout Funeral Home.  Visitation will also be from 8 a.m. until funeral time Tuesday at the funeral home.  A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano, with burial in Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  He is survived by his wife, Eula Mae Duet Pitre; one son, Kim Pitre and wife, Pixie; two daughters, Cindy Williams and husband, Herman Williams Jr., and Holly Bouzigard and husband, Kelly; one sister, Elda P. Vedros; five grandchildren, Ranata Angelette, Lerin Rogers, Chord Bouzigard, Ryder Pitre and Ian Bouzigard; and three great-grandchildren, Kaden Angelette, Kenley Angelette and Quinn Rogers.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Ramo and Paviola Pitre; and one sister, Melva P. Orgeron.  He was a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.  He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.   Falgout 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:  17 June 2022.