Sidney Simon Pitre

1908 Thibodaux, Louisiana 1973 New Orleans, LA



Continuation of tree (8th child of Mathurin Gilles Pitre/Ernestine Hebert); all known surname descendants:

                9           Sidney Simon Pitre  b: 28 October 1908  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 7 June 1973  New Orleans, LA

                                 + Eunice Leona Savoie  b: 24 May 1911  Des Allemands, Lafourche, LA m: Aft. 1930 [Joseph G./Adeline M. Duhe]; d: 7 July 1991  Marrero, Jefferson, LA



Notes for Sidney Simon Pitre:


- 1930

- 1940

- 1950 New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana:  Sidney Pitre 41 chauffeur, wife Eunise 30 waitress/dept. store.

WWII Records:  Sidney Simon Pitre, res. 244 S. Claiborne, New Orleans, LA; b. 28 Oct 1908 New Orleans, LA; contact (girl) Althea Howard (415 S. White, N.O.); 5' 11", 160 lbs., brown eyes & black hair; 16 Oct 1940 New Orleans, LA


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 8 June 1973:  Sidney Simon Pitre of New Orleans, on Thursday, June 7, 1973, at 7:30 o'clock a.m.; beloved husband of Eunice Savoie Pitre; brother of James Pitre, Mamie Clew and Daisy Pitre; age 64 years; a native of Thibodaux and a resident of this city.  Relatives and friends of the family, also members of the American Legion, Post 125, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Magazine at Philip on Saturday morning, June 9, 1973, at 11:30 o'clock a.m.; religious services at the Leitz-Eagan parlor.  Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.  Parlors will be open Friday evening 7 p.m.


Tombstone Inscription, Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans, LA:  Sidney Simon Pitre / Louisiana / PVT US Army / World War II / Oct. 28, 1908 - June 7, 1973 / PITRE


Notes for Eunice Leona Savoie:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 10 July 1991:  Eunice H. Pitre, a homemaker, died Sunday of congestive heart failure at Wynhoven Health Care Center in Marrero.  She was 80.  Mrs. Pitre was born in Des Allemands and lived in Marrero for many years.  She is survived by several nieces and nephews.  A Mass will be said today at 11 a.m. at West Side Funeral Home, 5101 West Bank Expressway, Marrero.  Burial will be in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery in Westwego.


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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:  20 August 2022.