Robert Joseph Pitre

1927 Galliano, Louisiana 2012 Galliano, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (7th child of Elphege Pitre/Cecile Argentine Bychurch); all known surname descendants:

                 10         Robert Joseph Pitre  b: 8 October 1927  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 18 December 2012  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                      + Dora Marie Cheramie    m: 5 November 1951  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. December 2012

                               11         Robert Joseph Pitre

                                               +Dinah ---

                               11         Patsy Pitre

                                               +Ricky Kiffe

                               11         Linda Pitre

                                               +Eunice Griffin

                               11         Christine Pitre

                                               +Kenneth Schulte

                               11         Jeanelle Pitre

                                               +Curtis Cheramie



Notes for Robert Joseph Pitre:


- 1940 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Elphag Pitre 48 farmer, wife Argentine 39, Laurentia 21 maid/house, Francis 19 fisherman/sea foods, Eusebe 17 fisherman/sea foods, Robert 12, Nora 9.  [Hwy 77 between Cut Off & Galliano]


- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Elphege J. Pitre 57 fisherman/fishing, wife Argentine M. 50, Robert J. 22 fisherman/fishing.


WWII Records:  Robert Joseph Pitre, res. Cut Off, LA; b. 8 Oct 1927 Cut Off, LA; contact Elphege Pitre (same address); 5' 8", 145 lbs., brown eyes & blonde hair, sallow complexion; 15 Oct 1945 Thibodaux, LA.


Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Robert J. Pitre Sr., 85, a native and resident of Galliano, died at 2:36 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012.  Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until funeral time Thursday at United Methodist Church in Golden Meadow.  Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, with burial in Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  He is survived by his wife, Dora C. Pitre; one son, Robert J. Pitre Jr. and wife, Dinah; four daughters, Patsy Kiffe and husband, Ricky, Linda Griffin and husband, Eunice Jr., Christine Schulte and husband, Kenneth III, Jeanelle Cheramie and husband, Curtis; ten grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Elphege and Argentine B. Pitre; three brothers, Volcare, Francis and Eusebe Pitre; four sisters, Stella Cantrelle, Lorencia Saia, Nora Pitre and Louise Griffin; and one great-grandchild.  Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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- Some birthdates in RED taken from Social Security records based on obituary/tombstone inscription deathdate.


Last updated:  10 October 2022.