Paul Arthur Pitre

1901 Thibodaux, Louisiana 1967 Waggaman, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (4th child of Hippolite Willes Pitre/Josephine Hebert ); all known surname descendants:

                9           Paul Arthur Pitre  b: 15 January 1902  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 20 December 1967  Waggaman, Jefferson, LA

                                  + Cecile Marie Bourgeois  b: 19 February 1904  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: 4 December 1922  Lafourche, LA [Albert Pierre/Victoria Folse]; d: 2 April 1997  New Orleans, LA

                           10         Dovey Cecile Pitre  b: 18 February 1924  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 21 July 1968  New Orleans, LA

                                             +Julius Joseph Borne  b: 1 December 1920  Amite, Tangipahoa, LA; m: 1 December 1939 [Emanuel/Aline ---]; d: 21 July 1968  Luling, St. Charles, LA        

 

                              *2nd Wife of Paul Arthur Pitre:

                                   +Hazel Roberta Datusch (Peres)  b: 20 December 1900; m: Bef. 1940 [Edward C./Viola Dorand]; d: 12 February 1971  Waggaman, Jefferson, LA

 

 

Notes for Paul Arthur Pitre:

Census

- 1930

 

- 1940 New Orleans, Louisiana:  Paul Pitre 35 road laborer/WPA road construction, wife Hazel 39.   [8 Alice Court]

- 1940 Kentwood, Tangipahoa, LA:  Clay Darcey 42 bartender/retail saloon, wife Cecile 34, Peggy 8, Clay Jr. 6, Terry 4.

 

- 1950

 

WWII Records:  Paul Arthur Pitre, res. 7 Alice Court; b. 15 Jan 1902 Thibodaux, LA; contact Mrs. Paul Pitre (same address); employer Deltoe Shipyard; 5'9", 165 lbs., gray eyes & brown hair, ruddy complexion, operation for appendicitus; 16 Feb 1942 New Orleans, LA.

 

Obituary: Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 21 December 1967:  Of Waggaman, La., on Wednesday, December 20, 1967, at 6:40 o'clock a.m., Paul Arthur Pitre, beloved husband of Hazel Datusch, father of Mrs. Julius Barnes, stepfather of Merlin Peres, brother of Irvy and Teresa Pitre; also survived by 4 grandchildren, age 65 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Avondale Shipyards and Monsana Chemical Co., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Westside Funeral Homes Co., 5101 West Bank Espressway, Marrero, La., on Thursday, December 21, 1967, at 10 o'clock a.m.  Followed by Requiem Mass at Holy Angels church, Waggaman, La.  Interment in Holy Savior Mausoleum, Luling, La.

 

Tombstone Inscription, St. Charles Cemetery, Luling, LA:  Paul A. Pitre / 1902 - 1967  //  Hazel D. Pitre / 1900 - 1971

 

Notes for Cecile Marie Bourgeois :

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 4 April 1997:  Cecile Marie Bourgeois Pitre Dorsey Hervieux LeCocq, at Ochsner Foundation Hospital, on Wednesday, April 2, 1997 at 1:21 PM.  Wife of the late Paul Pitre by first marriage, Clay Dorsey by second marriage, Albert Hervieux by third marriage and Lawrence LeCocq by fourth marriage.  Mother of Margaret Dorsey Wegmann, Terry A. Dorsey and the late Dovey Pitre Borne and Clay J. Dorsey.  Sister of Hilda Bergeron, Viola Sampey and Roy Bourgeois.  Preceded in death by 4 sisters and 3 brothers.  Also survived by 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.  Age 93.  A native of Raceland, LA and a lifelong resident of New Orleans, LA.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass from the Metairie Funeral Home of Lamana Panno Fallo, on Saturday, April 5, 1997 at 12:00 noon.  Followed by interment in Lake Lawn Cemetery.  Visitation on Saturday morning from 10:00 AM until Funeral Time.

 

Notes for Hazel Datusch:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 14 February 1971:  Mrs. Hazel R. Pitre of Waggaman, La., on Friday, February 12, 1971, at 10:45 o'clock p.m.; beloved wife of the late Paul Pitre; mother of Merlin Peres; sister of Mrs. Ethel Hezeau, Mrs. Thais Levesque and the late Earl Datusch; also survived by 2 grandchildren and 4 step-grandchildren; age 70 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Avondale Shipyards and Wall Shipyards, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Westside Funeral Homes, Co., 5101 Westbank Expry., Marrero, La., on Monday, February 15, 1971 at 11:15 o'clock a.m.  Requiem Mass at Holy Angels church, Waggaman, La.  Interment Holy Savior Mausoleum, Luling, La.  Friends may call Sunday, February 14, 1971 after 6 p.m.  Recitation of the Rosary 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

 

Obituary for the daughter:

Dovey Cecile Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 23 July 1968:  Of Luling, La., on Sunday, July 21, 1968, at 3 o'clock p.m., Dovey Pitre, age 44; beloved wife of the late Julius Joseph Borne; mother of Wanda and Gary J. Borne, Mrs. Judi Curr of Medway, Ohio, Mrs. Linda Verdun of Ama, La.; sister of Mrs. Emmett Wegmann, Terry and Clay Dorsey; daughter of Mrs. L.E. LeCocq and the late Paul Pitre; also survived by one granddaughter, Lori Lynn Verdun.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Monsanto Chemical Co., officers and members of V.F.W. Post, Luling, La., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Westside Funeral Homes, Co., 5101 West Bank Expressway, Marrero, La., on Tuesday, July 23, 1968, at 10:30 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Lakewood West Presbyterian Church, Luling, La.  Interment in Holy Savior Mausoleum, Luling, La.

Tombstone inscription: St. Charles Cemetery, Luling, LA:  Dovey Pitre Borne / 1924 - 1968 / Julius J. Borne / 1920 - 1968

- Misc.:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 1 December 1968:  (photo of couple)  In loving memory of our dear mother and father Mr. and Mrs. Julius J. Borne nee Dovey Pitre.  On their 29th Wedding Anniversary.  Died - July 21, 1968.  Oh! Sacred are the memories / We hold, dear hearts, of you.  Fond memories that will never leave, Until life's journey's through.  We ever pray - when comes the way, That life's bright sun is set, We'll meet you both in God's own home, And be together - yet.  Sadly missed by son Gary, daughters Judith, Linda and Wanda, Family and Friends.

 

 

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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.

 

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