Percy Ernest Pitre

1907 Lafourche, Louisiana 1982 Cut Off, LA



Continuation of tree (8th child of Didier Leon 'David' Pitre/Marie Julia Pitre); all known surname descendants:

                9      Percy Ernest Pitre  b: 5 October 1907  Lafourche, LA; d: 27 November 1982  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                + Oricia Rousse  b: 30 January 1908  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1929  Lafourche, LA [Louis Etienne/Claudia Chouest]; d: 30 October 2001  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                       10               Lois M. Pitre  b: Abt. 1943

                                            +--- Guilbeau

                       10               Linda N. Pitre  b: Abt. 1947

                                            +--- Dufrene


Notes for Percy Ernest Pitre:


- 1930 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Percy Pitre 22, wife Arvacinici 21.

- 1940 Cut Off, Lafourche, LA:  Percy Pitre 32 fisherman/own shrimp boat [$800 house value], wife Oricia 31.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA: Percy E. Pitre 42 fisherman/fishing industry, wife Orica M. 42, Lois M. 6, Linda N. 2.

Burial:  Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off


Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 28 November 1982:  Percy Pitre, 75, a resident of Cut Off, died at 2:40 a.m. Saturday (27th).  He is survived by his wife, Orica Rouse Pitre; two daughters, Mrs. Lois Guilibou and Mrs. Linda Dufrene; three brothers, Paul, Anthony and Eads Pitre; three sisters, Mrs. Richess Theriot, Lillian Lefort and Thelma Rodriquez; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  He is preceded in death by two brothers, Mark and Leo Pitre; and a sister, Mrs. Edith Curole.  Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland is handling the arrangements.


Notes for Oricia Rousse:

Obituary:  Thibodaux Daily Comet, 1 November 2001:  Oricia Rousse Pitre, 93, a native of Galliano and resident of Cut Off, died at 4:33 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2001.  Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to funeral time Friday at Sacred Heart Church in Cut Off.  Mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by two daughters, Lois P. Guilbeau and Linda P. Dufrene; two sisters, Mercedes Pitre and Rose Adams; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy E. Pitre; her parents, Etienne and Claudia Chouest Pitre; one infant son; five brothers, Harrison, Maurice, Clovis, Cleophas and Nolan Rousse; and two sisters, Marcelette Guidry and Lorina Rousse.  She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.



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