Marc Marius Pitre

1879 Larose, Louisiana 1951 Westwego, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (10th child of Augustin 'Justin' Pitre/Virginie Idel Lefort); all known surname descendants:

                    8           Marc Marius 'Maurice' Pitre  b: 25 April 1879  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 15 April 1951  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                   + Ida Elliott  b: 8 December 1888  Vacherie, St. James, LA; m: Abt. 1908; d: 26 March 1980  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                           9           Maurice Jervin Pitre  b: 20 February 1909  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; d: 3 March 1961  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                           +Elinora Guidroz  b: 6 January 1911  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1938 [Feliciana/Julia Galjour]; d: 10 January 1990  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                           9           Harry Ambrose Pitre  b: 7 December 1910  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; d: 7 October 1987  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                                          +Annabelle Frances Tassin  b: 19 January 1917  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; m: Abt. 1937 [Albert L./Viola L. Sandras]; d: 24 October 1989  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                           9           Leo T. Pitre  b: 7 January 1913  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; d: 23 July 1982  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                          +Thelma A. Larose  b: 8 March 1913  Timberton, St. James, LA; m: Abt. 1937 [Anatole/Albertine Robichaux]; d: 20 January 2001  Tarzana, Los Angeles, CA

                           9           Herbert A. Pitre  b: 17 April 1914  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; d: 13 May 1974  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                          + Doris Guillot  b: Abt. 1921; m: Abt. 1949

                           9           Morris Pitre  b: Abt. 1917  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; d: Bef. 1930

                           9           Mark Marius Pitre  b: 13 December 1921  Westwego, Jefferson, LA; d: 26 August 2013  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                          +Lurline Hymel  b: 27 August 1925; m: Abt. 1946 [Willie J./Clelie O. ---]; d: 22 September 2017

 

 

Notes for Marc Marius 'Maurice' Pitre:

Census

- 1910 Jefferson, Louisiana:  Marius M. Pitre 24, wife of 2 years Ida 21, Marius 1; widowed mother Virginia 69.

- 1920 Jefferson, LA:  Morris Petrie 39 (real estate), wife Ida 31, Harry 10, Leo 9, Herbert 6, Morris Jr. 5.

- 1930 Westwego, Jefferson, LA:  Mariuse M. Pitre 49, wife Ida E. 41, Harry H. 19, Leo T. 17, Herbert 15, Mark M. 8.

- 1940 Westwego, Jefferson, LA:  Maurice M. Pitre 59 [$3900 house value] broker & salesman/investment & real estate, wife Ida E. 51, Herbert A. 23 owner & salesman/retail grocery, Mark M. 18  [333 Fifth Street]

- 1950 Westwego, Jefferson, LA:  Maurice M. Pitre 69 salesman/real estate, wife Ida E. 61, Mark M. 28 manages grocery/retail grocery, wife Lurline H. 24, Aaron M. 2, Sheila M. 1.

WWI registration records:  Marius Marc Pitre; Westwego, Jefferson, LA; born 25 Apr 1880; Mrs. Marius M. Pitre; medium height, medium build; brown eyes & black hair.

WWII Records:  Marius Mark Pitre, res. 333 Fifth St., Westwego, LA; b. 15 Apr 1880 Cheniere Caminada; contact Mrs. Marius Pitre; 5' 7", 180 lbs., brown eyes & black hair, dark complexion, wart on nose; 27 Apr 1942 Gretna, LA.

 

Misc.:  The Lafourche Comet (Thibodaux, LA), Thursday, 24 April 1919:  Mr. and Mrs. Morris Pitre and family, and Miss Marie Marcombe, of Westwego, were visitors to Cut Off last week, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Auguste Marcombe.  They made the trip over the Thibodaux-New Orleans Short Route.

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 16 April 1951 - Of 333 Fifth street, Westwego, La., on Sunday, April 15, 1951, at 10 o'clock a.m., Marius M. Pitre, husband of Ida Elliott; father of Maurice, Harry, Leo, Herbert and Mark Pitre; brother of Victorian and Edouard Pitre, Mrs. Oscar LeBauve; also survived by 10 grandchildren; aged 71 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of the Marrero Land and Improvement Association are invited to attend the funeral at West Side funeral home, corner Fifth and Avenue D, Westwego, La., on Tuesday, April 17, 1951, at 10 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor church.  Interment in Westwego cemetery.

 

Tombstone Inscription, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Westwego, LA:  M. M. PITRE / M. M. Pitre / born April 25, 1880 - died April 15, 1951 / Ida E. Pitre / born Dec. 8, 1888 - died Mar. 26, 1980

 

Notes for Ida Elliott:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 27 March 1980:  Ida Elliott Pitre of Westwego on Wednesday, March 26, 1980.  Beloved wife of the late Marius Pitre, mother of Harry A., Leo T., Mark M., and the late Herbert A. Pitre, and Morris J. Pitre; sister of Louis Elliott, Ada Elliott, Mrs. Annie Scianeaux and the late Mrs. Rita Tassin, Whiley, Charles, and Edward Elliott, also survived by 11 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.  A native of Vacherie and a resident of Westwego for the past 77 years, age 91.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Marrero Land Company and the Avondale Shipyards, are invited to attend the funeral from The Westside Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, Louisiana on Thursday, March 27, 1980, at 9:30 o'clock a.m., followed by funeral mass at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Westwego.  Burial in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery.  Visitation on Wednesday, March 26, 1980 after 6 o'clock p.m.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Marius Maurice J. Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 4 March 1961 - Of Westwego, La., on Friday, March 3, 1961, at 12:30 o'clock a.m., Maurice J. Pitre, beloved husband of Elinora (Nora) Guidroz, son of the late Marius M. Pitre and Ida Elliott, father of Mrs. June Madere, Ray, Patricia and Vada Pitre, brother of Harry, Leo, Herbert and Mark Pitre; age 52 years; a native and lifelong resident of Westwego, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Clerk of Court Office, Parish of Jefferson, Marrero Land and Improvement Association, Ltd., Avondale Marine Ways and City of Westwego are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Westside Funeral Home, Inc., Fifth and Ave, D, Westwego, La., on Saturday, March 4, 1961, at 1:30 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic church.  Interment in Westwego cemetery.

 

Harry Ambrose Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 8 October 1987:  Mr. Harry Ambrose Pitre of Marrero, LA on Wednesday, October 7, 1987 at 11:15 a.m.  Beloved husband of Annabelle Tassin Pitre.  Father of Gail Pitre Lonibos and Vic A. Pitre.  Son of the late Ida Elliott and Marius M. Pitre.  Brother of Mark M. Pitre, the late Maurice J., Leo T., and Herbert A. Pitre; also survived by 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  Age 76 years.  A native of Westwego, LA and a resident of Marrero, LA for the past 20 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of the Westwego Volunteer Fire Dept., the LA State Firemans Assn., the Marrero Lion's Club, the Lafitte Yacht Club, Krewe of Poseidon, Immaculate Council No. 4222 K of C. the Monsignor Wynhoven Council No. 3021 K of C, the LA State Democratic Central Committee, the Jefferson Parish Zoning Board of Appeals, employees of Marrero Land and Improvement Assn., Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court, Sun Finance Company and faculty and staff of Immaculate Conception Catholic School, are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated from the chapel of Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc., 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, La on Friday, October 9, 1987 at 11 o'clock a.m.  A parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.  Interment, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Westwego, LA.  Parlors will be open Thursday evening from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m.  Masses preferred.

 

Leo T. Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 26 July 1982:  Leo T. Pitre, of Westwego, La., on Friday, July 23, 1982, at 7 o'clock p.m., beloved husband of Thelma LaRose Pitre; father of Rodney J. Pitre, brother of Harry and Mark Pitre and the late Maurice and Herbert Pitre, son of the late Marius and Ida Elliott Pitre; also survived by 3 grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Avondale Shipyards are invited to attend the funeral service from the West Side Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, on Monday, July 26, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the funeral home chapel.  Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery.  Visitation on Sunday, July 25, from 6 p.m. until midnight and on Monday, July 26, from 7 a.m. until service time.

 

Herbert Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 16 May 1974:  Herbert (Pete) Pitre, of Westwego, La., on Monday, May 13, 1974, at 10:30 o'clock a.m.  Beloved husband of Doris Guillot.  Son of Ida E. Elliott and the late Marius M. Pitre.  Brother of Harry, Leo and Mark Pitre, and the late Maurice Pitre.  Age 60 years.  A native of Westwego, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Nicholson & Loup Food Giant are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc., 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, La., at 11:00 o'clock a.m.  Mass at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church.  Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery.  Parlors will be open from 6:00 p.m. until midnight.

 

Mark Marius Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 28 August 2013:  Mark Marius Pitre passed away on Monday, August 26, 2013 at the age of 91.  He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Lurline Hymel Pitre, his daughter Sheila Hill (Michael), his sons Nathan (Tam), Lowell (Sheri), and daughter-in-law Karen Pitre.  He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Derin Pitre (Dana), Chantelle Floyd (Jeremy), Daniel Hill (Jennifer), Michelle Miller, Ryan Hill (Aimee), Christine Ford, Heather Turner (Tim), Mark Pitre and 13 great-grandchildren.  Mark was born on December 13, 1921 to his parents the late Ida and Marius Pitre.  He was preceded in death by his son, Aaron Pitre and his brothers, Morris (Nora), Harry (Annabelle), Leo (Thelma) and Herbert (Doris) Pitre.  Mark was a life long resident of Westwego, LA, graduate of Westwego High School and a parishioner of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church.  He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II, Pacific Theater and served on the USS Lunga Point (CVE-94).  He retired from Taylor-Seidenbach, Inc.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church, Westwego, LA on Friday, August 30, 2013 at noon.  Interment, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Mausoleum, Westwego, LA.  Parlors will be open at Mothe Funeral Home, 7040 Lapalco Blvd, Marrero, LA on Friday from 9 AM until 11:30 AM.  Donations in Mark's memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 110 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Suite 160, Metairie, LA 70005.


 

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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.

 

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