Ortis Mark Pitre

1912 Leeville, Louisiana 1996 Galliano, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (7th child of Adrien Pitre/2nd wife Lorencia Martin); all known surname descendants:

                9           Ortis Mark Pitre  b: 7 October 1912  Leeville, Lafourche, LA; d: 18 October 1996  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                  + Maggie Lerille (Terrebonne)  b: 19 July 1911  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1934 [Clemille/Marie Gros]; d: 25 April 1994  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                             10        Raleigh Pitre  b: Abt. 1935  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. 1950

           

 

Notes for Ortis Mark Pitre:

Census

- 1940 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, Louisiana:  Ortis Pitre 28 laborer/odd job [$600 house value[, wife Maggie 28, Raleigh 4, stepson Calvin Terrebonne 11.

 

- 1950 Westwego, Jefferson, LA:  Ortis M. Pitre 37 laborer/seafood co., wife Margarite L. 39 weighs crab meat/seafood co., Raleigh J. 14.

 

WWII Records:  Artis Mark Pitre, res. Golden Meadow, LA; b. 7 Oct 1912 Leeville, LA; wife Mrs. Artis Lerille Pitre; 5'5", 125 lbs., black eyes & brown hair, dark complexion, right hand finger cut on thumb; 16 Oct 1940 Thibodaux, LA.

 

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), October 1996:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Ortis "Pete" Pitre, 84, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Galliano, who died at 2 a.m. today, Oct. 18, 1996.  Visitation will be 8 a.m. to funeral time Saturday at the church.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  He was the father of Raleigh Pitre and Lionel, Lurey and Calvin Terrebonne; brother of Morgan Pitre, Pauline Chabert and Lorencia Adams.  He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Maggie Lorille Pitre; parents, Adrien and Lorencia Pitre; a half-brother; two sisters; and two half-sisters.  He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart and a retired employee of Danos and Curole.  Falgout Funeral Home Raceland is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tombstone Inscription:  Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Ortis M. Pitre / Oct. 7, 1912 - Oct. 18, 1996  (2nd from bottom name on slab with 8 names; seems to be his wife's relatives).  Similar slab with 5 names: Maggie L. Pitre / July 19, 1911 / April 25, 1994

 

Notes for Maggie Lerille:

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), April 1994:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 3 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Maggie Lerille Pitre, 83, a native of Lockport and resident of Cut Off, who died Monday, April 25.  Visitation will be 1 p.m. to funeral time today at the church.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  She was the wife of Otis Pitre; mother of Raleigh Pitre and Lurey, Lionel and Calvin Terrebonne; sister of Elta Jones.  She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Clamille and Marie Gros Lerille; three brothers, Percy, Emile and Gaston Lerille; two sisters, Edna Allemand and Agatha Boudreaux; and three grandchildren.  She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland 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:  14 August 2022.