Obin Joseph Pitre

1913 Harvey, Louisiana 1989 Gretna, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Joseph Ede Pitre/Louise Marie Thibodeaux); all known surname descendants:

                  9          Obin Joseph Pitre  b: 26 November 1913  Harvey, Jefferson, LA; d: 2 February 1989  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                                   +Theresa J. Rizzotto  b: Abt. 1913  Labadieville, Assumption, LA; m: 14 April 1934  Gretna, Jefferson, LA [Luca/Jennie Trombatore]  (divorced); d: 1 October 1983  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                              10        June Ann Pitre  b: May 1938; d: Aft. October 1983

                                             +Ronald A. Lepine    m: 7 September 1957  US Marine Base Chapel, Miami, FL [Lawrence J./---]

                              10        Lucy T. Pitre  b: 23 March 1940  Gretna, Jefferson, LA; d: 21 November 1940  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                              10        Obin Joseph Pitre  b: 17 March 1943  New Orleans, LA; d: Aft. October 1983


                             *2nd Wife of Obin Joseph Pitre:

                                   +Mary Olivier Peyres  b: 24 September 1929; m: unknown [Leon/Mary Robins]; d: 17 May 2014  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                              10        David Pitre  b: 28 March 1948; d: 5 April 2015

                              10        Lynn J. Pitre  b: 22 May 1949; d: 18 May 2016

                              10        girl Pitre  b: 23 July 1950  New Orleans, LA

                              10        boy Pitre  b: April 1956  New Orleans, LA


                             *3rd Wife of Obin Joseph Pitre:

                                   +Katherine Margaret Hein  b: 26 February 1910  Wapello Co., IA; m: unknown [Louis/Rose Mary Singleton]; d: 30 June 1992  New Orleans, LA



Notes for Obin Joseph Pitre:


- 1920 Marrero, Jefferson, Louisiana:  Eddie J. Pitre 33 (captain), wife Louisa 27, Wallus 11, Eddie C. Jr. 8, Albert 6, Earnest 4 years 2 months, Agnes T. 2; sister-in-law Julia Thibedeau 17.


- 1930


- 1940 Gretna, Jefferson, LA:  Obin J. Pitre 26 sugar dryer/sugar refinery, wife Theresa R. 27, June A. 1, Lucy T. newborn.


- 1950 Gretna, Jefferson, LA:  Theresa R. Pitre 37 (sep) can packer/can mfg co., June A. 11, Obin J., Jr. 7.


WWII Records:  Obin Joseph Pitre, res. 824 Third St., Gretna, LA; b. 26 Nov 1913 Harvey, LA; wife Mrs. Theresa J. Pitre; 5'10", 138 lbs., gray eyes & brown hair, ruddy complexion, defect in left eye; 16 Oct 1940 Gretna, LA.


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Saturday, 4 February 1989:  Obin J. Pitre of Marrero, LA, on Thursday, February 2, 1989 at 7:30 p.m.  Beloved husband of Katherine M. Hein Pitre.  Brother of the late Agnes Giroir, Ernest, Eddie, Walter and Wallace Pitre.  Son of the late Louise Thibodaux and Edward Pitre.  Also survived by numerous children, step-children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Age 75 years.  A native of Harvey, LA, and a resident of Marrero, LA for the past 8 years.  Relatives and friends of the family also employees of Jo Ellen Smith Convalescent Center are invited to attend the funeral service from Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc., Harvey, LA, on Saturday, February 4, 1989 at 1:00 p.,.  Religious service will be celebrated in the funeral home chapel.  Interment Westlawn Memorial Park.  Parlors will be open Saturday, February 4, 1989 from 11:00 a.m. until funeral time.


Notes for Theresa J. Rizzotto:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 2 October 1983:  Mrs. Theresa Rizzotto Roberts, of Gretna, La., on Saturday, October 1, 1983, at 7:30 o'clock a.m., beloved wife of Clarence E. Roberts, mother of Mrs. June Lepine and Obin J. Pitre, sister of Joseph Rizzotto and the late Jennie and Lucy Rizzotto and Mrs. Marie Prejean; also survived by 7 grandchildren and 2 nieces; age 70 years; a native of Labadieville, La. and a resident of Gretna, La. for the past 65 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of David Walter Wiedman Post No. 64 American Legion and Auxillary are invited to attend Mass of Christian Burial in the chapel of Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc., Harvey, La., on Monday, October 3, 1983, at 1 o'clock p.m.  A parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Interment Restlawn Park Cemetery, Avondale, La.  Parlors will be open Sunday, October 2, 1983, from 6 p.m. until Midnight.


Notes for Mary O. Peyres:

Tombstone Inscription: Westlawn Memorial Park, Gretna, LA:  PEYRES / Mary Robin Peyres / born Dec. 11, 1909 - died Jan. 31, 1958 / Roger R. Borne, Sr. / born Apr. 3, 1930 - died July 7, 1975 / Leon Peyres, Sr. / born May 28, 1901 - died Oct. 7, 1982 / Leon Peyres, Jr. / born Oct. 31, 1936 - died Sept. 6, 2002 / Janice K. Bonvillian / 12-26-54  -  7-13-11 / Roger R. Borne, Jr. / 10-21-57  -  7-7-13 / Mary O. Adams / 9-24-29  -  5-17-14 / David Pitre, Sr. / 3-28-48  -  4-5-15 / Lynn J. Pitre / 5-22-49  -  5-18-16


Obituaries for the children:

Lucy T. Pitre:  New Orleans Item (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 22 November 1940:  On Thursday, November 21, 1940, at 2:45 o'clock p.m., Lucy T. Pitre, beloved daughter of Theresa Razziotto and Obin Pitre, sister of June Ann Pitre, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Pitre, and Luke Razziotto, aged 7 months, 29 days, a native of New Orleans.  The funeral took place Friday, November 22, 1940, at 9:00 o'clock a.m. from the Algiers Funeral Home of E. J. Mothe.  Interment Hook and Ladder Cemetery.  [buried in Rizzotto tomb]


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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)

- South Louisiana Vital Family Records: Terrebonne Genealogical Society

- 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:  13 October 2022.