Mark Edward Pitre

1901 Lafourche, Louisiana 1935 Cut Off, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (5th child of Didier Leon 'David' Pitre/Marie Julia Pitre); all known surname descendants:

                9           Mark Edward Pitre  b: 29 July 1901  Lafourche, LA; d: 20 October 1935  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                   + Judith Ursule Lefort  b: 7 August 1902  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1923  Lafourche, LA [George Edgar/Josephine Marie Bruce]; d: 19 December 1989  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Edith M. Pitre  b: 18 May 1925  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 8 March 2011  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                            +Lawrence Pitre  b: 9 December 1924  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1950 [Nickless Joseph/Lydia Marguerite Pierce]; d:  6 September 1996  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Eddie Joseph Pitre  b: 19 September 1927  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 13 April 2014  Terrytown, Jefferson, LA

                                            +Hazel Gros  b: 14 June 1930  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 23 December 1947  Lafourche, LA [Alex/Bertha Picou]; d: 14 January 2008  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Edward 'Wood' Pitre  b: November 1928  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. March 2011

                           10         Clarence J. Pitre  b: 1 March 1931  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 7 July 2006  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                             +Merita Guidry  b: 4 November 1932  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1954 [Elson/Elvira Ledet]; d: 11 November 2001  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Hazel M. Pitre  b: Abt. 1932  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. April 2014

                                             +--- Redmond

                           10         Mark John Pitre  b: 12 December 1935  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 July 2010  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                             +Leafy Robichaux Pitre    m: Abt. 1959; d: Aft. July 2010

   


Notes for Mark Edward Pitre:   

Census

- 1930 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Mark Pitre 29, wife Judith 28, Edith 4 years 11 months, Eddis 2 years 3 months, Edward 1 year 5 months.

- 1940 Cut Off, Lafourche, LA:  Judith Pitre 37 widow [$420 house value], Edith 14, Eddie 12, Edward 11, Clarence 9, Hazel 7, Mark 4.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Mrs. Mark E. Pitre 47 proprietor/retail grocery store, Edith M. 24 clerk/retail (bottled) gas co., Edward J. 21 fisherman/fishing industry, Clarence J. 19 mechanic/dry dock, Hazel M. 17, Mark E. 14.

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Mark Edward Pitre / born July 29, 1901 / died Oct. 21, 1935  //  Judith Lefort Pitre / born Aug. 7, 1902 / died Dec. 19, 1989

Obituaries for the children:

Edith Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), Thursday, 10 March 2011:  Edith P. Pitre, 85, a native and resident of Cut Off, died Tuesday, March 8, 2011.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to funeral time Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off.  Mass will be held at noon Friday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by one son, Larry Pitre and wife, Coreen; one daughter, Lydia Brugier and husband, Bill; two brothers, Eddie and Edward Pitre; one sister, Hazel Redmond; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Pitre; her parents, Mark and Judith L. Pitre; two brothers, Clarence and Mark Pitre; and one grandchild.  She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Eddie J. Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Eddie J. Pitre, 86, a native of Cut Off and resident of Terrytown, died Sunday,
April 13, 2014.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until funeral time Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church, with burial in Sacred Heart Catholic Church cemetery.  He is survived by his son, Elrod J. Pitre; daughter, Lisa Pitre Guevara; brother, Edward Pitre; sister, Hazel P. Redmond; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Gros Pitre; parents, Mark Pitre and Judith Lefort Pitre; son, Robert John Pitre; daughter, Elaine Mary Pitre; brothers, Clarence and Mark Pitre; and sister, Edith Pitre Pitre.  Samart-Mothe Funeral Home in Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.
 

Clarence Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), Tuesday 11 July 2006:  Clarence 'Sue' Pitre, 75, a native of Lafourche Parish and resident of Cut Off, died at 5:30 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2006.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off, with burial in the church cemetery.  He is survived by two sons, Randy Pitre and wife, Charlotte, and Troy G. Pitre and wife, Rozanna; three brothers, Edward, Eddie and Mark Pitre; two sisters, Edith Pitre and Hazel Redmond; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Merita Guidry Pitre; his parents, Mark and Judith Lafort Pitre; and one grandson, Ronnie J. Pitre.  He was a retired bus driver for Lafourche Parish School Board for 19 years and was a U.S. Army veteran.  He was a past member of the VFW and enjoyed fishing.  He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Samart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Mark John Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), Friday, 2 July 2010:  Mark John Pitre, 74, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his wife, four sons and wives, and two of his grandchildren on Thursday, July 1, 2010, at Terrebonne General Medical Center after a brief illness.  Beloved husband of 51 years to Leafy Robichaux Pitre, four sons and their families, Darren and Harriet Adams Pitre, Jamie and Menta Landry Pitre, Corey and Armida Digiambattista Pitre, and Marc and Pam Duplantis Pitre; loving grandfather to Ryan, Leslie (Doucet), Ashtyn, Taylor, Christopher, Jude and Matthew Pitre; and two great-grandsons, Luke and Jake Pitre, all who lovingly referred to him as "Pa."  In addition to numerous nieces and nephews who simply called him "Uncle Pete," he is further survived by his two brothers and two sisters, Eddie and Edward 'Wood' Pitre, Hazel Pitre Redmond and Edith Pitre Pitre.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Mark Edward Pitre and Judith Lefort Pitre; and one brother, Clarence "Sue" Pitre.  He was a lifelong resident of Cut Off where he worked as a trusted banker for nearly 40 years.  He served as chairman of Lafourche Parish Fire District No. 3 and president of the Cut Off Volunteer Fire Department for many years.  He also served on many other local civic boards and committees, always lending a hand when needed.  He enjoyed his retirement to the fullest by fishing, vacationing and spending quality time with his friends and family.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial to follow.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to funeral time Saturday at the church.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to support research for Methyl Malonic Acidemia (MMA) via website www.oaanews.org. MMA Research.  Samart-Mothe Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.


 

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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- 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.

 

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