Norris Joseph Pitre

1892 Houma, Louisiana 1961 Houma, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (1st child of Joseph Alidor Pitre/Amelia Babin); all known surname descendants:

                 9          Norris Joseph Pitre  b: 12 December 1892  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 10 October 1961  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                    +Mary Alcida Trahan  b: 16 April 1896  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1913  Terrebonne, LA [Oscar/Fedora Olivier]; d: 14 May 1993  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Beulah Josephine Pitre  b: 23 December 1914  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 18 December 2004  Bridge City, Terrebonne, LA

                                           +Whitney Joseph Poche  b: 2 June 1913  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1937 [Alexander/Judith Bourgeois]; d: 6 April 1982  Bridge City, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Harold Joseph Pitre  b: 1 May 1918  Franklin, St. Mary, LA; d: 13 May 1993  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                           +Elsie Newman  b: 16 September 1920; m: Abt. 1949; d: 4 April 2013  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Marguerite Pitre  b: 29 April 1920  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 31 October 1993  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                           +Victor Solito  b: 16 January 1918; m: Abt. 1945; d: 20 March 1984  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Willa Mae Pitre  b: 1 January 1922  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 15 November 1986  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                           +Benjamin Hur Taylor  b: 2 March 1913  Denton, Denton, TX; m: Abt. 1945 [John Benjamin/Amma Hynds]; 12 September 1980  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Ethel Rita Pitre  b: 17 March 1924  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 8 July 2014  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                           +Weaser Joseph Charpentier  b: 24 November 1920  Little Caillou, Terrebonne, LA; m: February 1942  New Orleans, LA [Lawrence/Alice Martin]; d: 17 June 2001  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Michael Norris Pitre  b: 27 May 1927  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 25 April 2009  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                           +Josephine Ann Sacco  b: 16 November 1926  Labadieville, Lafourche, LA; m: 8 July 1958 [John Melchoire/Anna M. Paternostra]; d: 2 May 2006  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Lois Pitre  b: 7 June 1931  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 7 February 2002  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                           +Norris Anthony Carlos  b: 22 March 1922; m: Abt. 1947 [Bartolmae/Ida Boudreaux]; d: 24 September 1996  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                            10        Leroy Francis Pitre  b: 11 October 1932  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 2 July 2005  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                           +Annie Lee Lecompte  b: Abt. 1929; m: 13 April 1952  Lafourche, LA [Fernand/Annette Chiasson]; d: Aft. July 2005

 

 

Notes for Norris Joseph Pitre:

Census

- 1920 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Norris J. Pitre 27 (canning factory/process man), wife Alcida M. 24, Barbale 5, Harry J. 1 (Brooklyn Avenue).

- 1930 Terrebonne, LA:  Norris Pitre 37, wife Alcida 34, Beulah 15, Harold 12, Margaret 10, Willemae 8, Ethel 6, Michael 2 years 10 months.

- 1940 Houma, Terrebonne, LA:  Norris J. Pitre 47 truck driver/transfer line, wife Alcida M. 44, Harold J. 22 truck driver/transfer line, Marguerite N. 20 laundress, Willa M. A. 18, Ethel R. 16, Michael N. 12, Lois M. 8, Leroy F. 7 [255 McKinley Street]

- 1950 Houma, Terrebonne, LA:  Norris Pitre 57 laborer/delivery freight, wife Alcida 54, Michael 23 clerk/retail dry goods, Leroy 17.

WWI registration records:  Norris Joseph Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 12 Dec 1892 (Houma); wife & 2-year old child; medium height, medium build; brown eyes & brown hair.

WWII records:  Norris Joseph Pitre, res. 255 McKinley St., Houma; b. 12 Dec 1892 Houma, LA; contact Murphy Pitre (Wright St.); employed by Pitre Bros. (Wright St.); 5'11", 137 lbs., gray eyes & gray hair, light complexion; 26 Apr 1942 Houma, LA.

 

Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, Houma, LA:  Norris J. Pitre / Dec. 12, 1893 - Oct. 10, 1961 / PITRE / Alcida T. Pitre / born April 16, 1896 / died May 14, 1993 / Harold J. Pitre / born May 1, 1918 / died May 13, 1993 / Elsie N. Pitre / born Sept. 16, 1920 / died April 4, 2013

 

Obituaries for the children:

Beulah Josephine Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), 20 December 2004:  Beulah Josephine Pitre Poche', 90, a native of Houma and resident of Bridge City, died at 11:34 a.m. Dec. 18, 2004.  Visitation will be 8 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home chapel, with burial at St. Francis de Sales No. 2 Cemetery.  She is survived by her daughter, Mabel Landry of Bridge City; brothers, Michael and Leroy Pitre, both of Houma; sister, Ethel Charpentier of Houma; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Whitney Joseph Poche'; parents, Norris and Alcida Trahan Pitre; son, Carroll Poche'; brother, Harold Pitre; and sisters, Lois Carlos, Willa Mae Taylor and Marguerite Solito.  Chauvin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Harold Joseph Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 14 May 1993:  Harold Joseph Pitre at East Jefferson General Hospital on Thursday, May 13, 1993 at 10:16 o'clock AM.  Beloved husband of Elsie Newman Pitre.  Son of Alcida Trahan Pitre and the late Norris Pitre.  Brother of Beulah Poche, Marguerite Solito, Ethel Charpentier, Lois Carlos, Michael Pitre, Leroy Pitre and the late Willa Mae Taylor.  Also survived by nieces and nephews.  Aged 75 years.  A native of Franklin, La. and resident of Metairie, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of American Legion Post No. 0125, employees of Southeastern Motor Freight, and Friends of Bond Crown Co-- of Continental Can Company are invited to attend the funeral from the Jefferson Chapel of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home, on Saturday, May 15, 1993 at 11:00 o'clock AM.  Interment in St. Francis De Sales No. 2, Houma, La. at 1:00 o'clock PM.  Visitation on Friday, May 14, 1993 after 6:00 o'clock PM until 10:00 o'clock PM and on Saturday after 9:00 o'clock AM until service times.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, Houma, LA:  Norris J. Pitre / Dec. 12, 1893 - Oct. 10, 1961 / PITRE / Alcida T. Pitre / born April 16, 1896 / died May 14, 1993 / Harold J. Pitre / born May 1, 1918 / died May 13, 1993 / Elsie N. Pitre / born Sept. 16, 1920 / died April 4, 2013

 

Marguerite Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, Houma, LA:  Victor "Vic" Solito / Jan. 16, 1918 - Mar. 20, 1984 / Marguerite P. Solito / Apr. 29, 1920 - Oct. 31, 1993

 

Willa Mae Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, Houma, LA:  Ben H. Taylor / AOM 2 US Navy / World War II / Mar 2, 1913 - Sep 12, 1980 / Willa Mae P. Taylor / Jan. 1, 1922 - Nov. 15, 1986 / Gerald F. Taylor / Oct. 25, 1954 - July 5, 2009

 

Ethel Rita Pitre:  Ethel Pitre Charpentier, 90, a native and resident of Houma, died at 7:55 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014.  Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at Falgout Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with burial in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 2.  She is survived by her son, Charles "Poug" and wife, Lois Charpentier; daughters, Beverly Cressoine, and Alice and husband, Myron "Moon" LeBoeuf; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Weaser "Hood" Joseph Charpentier; parents, Norris and Alcida Trahan Pitre; brothers, Harold, Michael and Leroy Pitre; and sisters, Beulah Poche, Willa Mae Taylor, Margarette Solito and Lois Carlos.  Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, Houma, LA:  CHARPENTIER / Weaser J. / Nov. 24, 1920 / June 17, 2001 / Ethel Rita / March 17, 1924 / July 8, 2014

 

Michael Norris Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), Monday, 27 April 2009:  Michael Norris Pitre, 81, a native and resident of Houma, La., died Saturday, April 25, at 5:35 a.m.  He is survived by his sons, John Pitre and wife Holly, and David Pitre and wife Merry; daughters, Anne Pitre Dufresne and husband Timothy, and Janet Pitre Brunet and husband Glenn; sister, Ethel Charpentier; grandchildren, Jesse Brunet, Sarah Folse, Jennifer Pitre, Cindy Pitre, David Pitre Jr. and Cody Pitre; and step-grandson, Michael Gros.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine S. Pitre; parents, Norris Pitre and Alcida Trahan Pitre; brothers, Harold Pitre and Leroy "Bo" Pitre; and sisters, Beulah Poche, Willa Mae Taylor, Lois Carlos and Marguerite Solito.  Visitation will be 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, at Falgout Funeral Home in Houma with the funeral service to follow.  Burial will be at St. Francis #2 Cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, Houma, LA:  Michael Norris Pitre / May 27, 1927 / April 25, 2009 / rest in peace  //  Josephine Sacco Pitre / Nov. 16, 1926 / May 2, 2006 / rest in peace

 

Lois Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), Friday, 8 February 2002:  Lois Pitre Carlos; age 70, a native and resident of Houma, died at 12:25 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002.  Visitation today and until funeral time Saturday at Chauvin Funeral Home.  Mass at the funeral home with burial in St. Frances de Sales Cemetery No. 2.  She is survived by three sons, Wayne Carlos of Franklin, and Bary and Craig Carlos of Houma; two brothers, Michael and Leroy Pitre of Houma; two sisters, Beulah Poche of Bridge City and Ethel Charpentier of Houma; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Norris Anthony Carlos; her parents, Norris Pitre and Alcida Trahan Pitre; one brother, Harold Pitre; and two sisters, Willa Mae Taylor and Marguerite Solito.  She was a homemaker and a parishioner of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, Houma, LA:  Norris A. Carlos / US Navy / World War II / Mar. 22, 1922 - Sep. 24, 1996 / Lois P. Carlos / June 7, 1931 - Feb. 7, 2002

 

Leroy Francis Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), Monday, 4 July 2005:  Leroy "Bo" Francis Pitre, 72, a native and resident of Houma, died at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2005.  Visitation will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday at Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma and from 8:30 a.m. to funeral time Tuesday at St. Bernadette Catholic Church.  Mass will be 11 am. Tuesday at the church, with burial at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 2.  He is survived by his wife, Annie Lee LeCompte Pitre; three daughters, Myra Adams and husband, John, of Gray, Connie Hebert and husband, Joel, and Denise Marmande and husband, Al, of Houma; one brother, Michael Pitre of Houma; one sister, Ethel Charpentier of Houma; seven grandchildren, Gregory Adams, Jeffrey Adams, Jennifer Landry, Travis Hebert, Sarah Zeringue, Al Marmande II and Eric Marmande; and four great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Noris J. Pitre and Alcida Trahan Pitre; one brother, Harold Pitre; and four sisters, Beulah Poche', Marguerite Solito, Willa Mae Taylor and Lois Carlos.  He was a retired wireline operator with Otis-Halliburton.  He was a volunteer at Southland Market Place, St. Bernadette Catholic Church and Annual Retreatment Manresa Retreat Home.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.  He was a parishioner of St. Bernadette Catholic Church.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Bernadette Church Building Fund.  Chauvin 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:  1 September 2022.