Manuel Roch Pitre

1904 Larose, Louisiana 1942 Galliano, LA



Continuation of tree (3rd child of 'Voltaire' Joseph Pitre/Laura Pauline Toups); all known surname descendants:

                9          Manuel Roch Pitre  b: 15 August 1904  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 21 August 1942  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                  +Naomi Catherine Gisclair  b: 25 November 1902  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1924  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA [Dominique/Camilla Toups]; d: 21 June 1972  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Gustave J. Pitre  b: 13 October 1925  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 13 March 1988  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Rita Naquin    m: Aft. 1950

                           10         Gloria 'Lamae' Pitre  b: 23 October 1926  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 15 July 2006  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                            +Roosevelt J. Cheramie  b: 18 January 1917  Leeville, Lafourche, LA; m: unknown [Olucien/Elmire Lombas]; d: 12 April 1993  Galliano, Lafourche, LA


Notes for Manuel Roch Pitre:


- 1930 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Manuel Pitre 22 (oyster fisherman), wife Neunnie 23, Gustave 4 years 6 months, Gloranay 2 years 2 months.


- 1940 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Manuel Pitre 38 truck driver/shrimp factory [$900 house value], wife Noemie 36, Gus 14 helper/shrimp factory, Glora 13.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Noamie G. Pitre 46, Gustave 24 station attendant/petroleum retail, brother Louis Gisclair 42 (sep) boat captain/commercial hauling

Tombstone Inscription:  Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Manuel Rock Pitre / Aug. 15, 1904 / Aug. 21, 1942


Notes for Naomi Catherine Gisclair:

Obituary:  Times Picayune, 23 June 1972:  Naomi Gisclair Pitre, at Galliano, La., on Wednesday, June 21, 1972 at 8:45 o'clock p.m., beloved wife of the late Manuel Pitre; mother of Gus Pitre and Mrs. Roosevelt Cheramie; sister of Dominique Jr., Louis, Nat, Freddie and Gaston Gisclair, Mrs. Gustave Guidry, Mrs. Nordie Gisclair, Mrs. O.A. Roberison, Mrs. Louis Guidry, Mrs. Fredrick Bradberry, and Mrs. Cleveland Triche, also survived by 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; age 69 years, a native and a resident of Galliano, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes Inc., Galliano, La., on Friday, June 23, 1972, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, La., at 10 o'clock a.m.  Interment in Cheramie Mausoleum, Galliano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes Inc., Galliano, La., in charge.


Obituaries for the children:

Gustave J. Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Gustave / J. Pitre, Sr. / "Gus" / Oct. 13, 1925 / March 13, 1988


Gloria Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  Gloria 'Lamae' Pitre Cheramie, age 79, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Galliano, died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 15, 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 two daughters, Sally Cheramie Orgeron and husband, Jimmy, and Vida Cheramie Cheramie, and husband, Neddy; seven grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by her husband, Roosevelt J. Cheramie; her parents, Emmanuel and Naomi Gisclair Pitre; one brother Gus Pitre Sr. and infant twin sisters.  Seamstress and a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxillary and Homemakers club.  Enjoyed traveling and was very active in local festivals.  Samart Funeral Home in Cut Off.


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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:  18 June 2022.