Thomas Joseph Pitre

1901 Lafourche, Louisiana 1935 Golden Meadow, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (4th child of Victor/Alphonsine Clorise Terrebonne); all known surname descendants:

                9           Thomas Joseph Pitre  b: 12 October 1901  Lafourche, LA; d: 10 March 1935  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                  + Mercess Felarise  b: 29 May 1904  Leeville, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1919  Lafourche, LA [Fernand Joseph/Melvina Elizabeth Callais]; d: 11 April 1992  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA                  

                           10         Linwood (aka Leedwood) Joseph Pitre  b: 6 February 1921  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 28 July 1998  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           + Irene Marie Gisclair  b: Abt. 1921  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1945 [Armand Joseph/Edola Marie Pitre]; d: 1 June 1963  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                         *2nd Wife of Linwood Joseph Pitre:

                                           + Carrie Catherine St. Pierre (Calais)  b: Abt. 1926; m: unknown [Esmin/Rosina ---]; d: Aft. July 1998

                           10         Amay Pitre  b: 22 June 1922  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 11 July 2009  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                          + Pershing St. Pierre  b: 15 March 1920; m: Abt. 1940 [Joachim Jacques/Odelia Marie Cheramie]; d: 21 March 1960  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Norma Marie Pitre  b: 1 July 1924  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. June 2020

                                           + Henry Joseph Lafont  b: 14 February 1924  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1940 [Paul Remi/Viviene Theriot]; d: 7 December 2012  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Roland Pitre  b: 17 September 1927  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 10 November 2011  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Etheline Mary Berzas  b: 3 July 1939  Ville Platte, Evangeline, LA; m: 18 November 1959  Lafourche, LA [Andison/Laura Thompson]; d: 25 October 1980  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Thomas Joseph 'Boo-Doo' Pitre  b: 25 January 1930  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 27 December 1993  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                           + Julia Jean Hess  b: 5 September 1934  Venice, Plaquemines, LA; m: 16 April 1952  Lafourche, LA [Willie/Dora Martin]; d: 10 August 2015  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Alfrances Marie Pitre  b: 27 August 1934  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 15 October 2014  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Lincoln Joseph Martin  b: 28 August 1930  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: 17 September 1949  Lafourche, LA [Aramis/Angelina Angelette]; d: 8 June 2020  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

 

 

Notes for Thomas Joseph Pitre:

Census

- 1920 Lafourche, Louisiana:  ---iller Pitre 40 (boat navigator), wife Alphaine 39, Estilla 20, son Tomas 18 & wife Victorise 15, son Victor 23 & wife Pollen 15.

 

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Thomas Pitre 28 (storekeeper/retail grocery), wife Murcesse 24, Leidwood 9, Amy 7, Moma 6, Rollen 3 years 1 month, Thomas infant.

- 1940 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Widow Merces Pitre 35 [$1000 house value], Leedwood 19 new worker, Norma 15, Roland 12, Thomas 10, E. Frances 5. 

- 1950 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Thomas H. Pitre 20 owner/service station, widowed mother Mercess 47, brother Roland 22 (sep) house repair/family house, nephew Larry 4, nephew (sic niece) Barbara 3.

Tombstone Inscription, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church Cemetery, Golden Meadow, LA:  PITRE / Mother / Mrs. Thomas F. Pitre Sr. / May 29, 1904 / April 11, 1992 / Mr. Thomas E. Pitre Sr. / Oct. 12, 1901 / Mar. 10, 1935

Notes for Mercess Felarise:

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  A Mass of Christian burial took place today at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church in Golden Meadow for Mercess Felarise Pitre, 87, a native of Leeville and resident of Golden Meadow, who died at 7 a.m. Saturday (11 April 1992).  Interment followed in Our Lady of the Prompt Succor Cemetery.  She was mother of Leedwood, Roland, Thomas Jr., Larry, Linton and Elmo Pitre, Amay P.St. Pierre, Norma P. Lafont, Alfrances P. Martin, Barbara Pitre Wilson and Eva Lombas Guidry; sister of Marcedise Esponge, Nativitas Eymard and Lenore Burkett.  She is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren and 28 great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Pitre; parents, Fernand and Molvina Callais Felarise; daughter Neges Lombas Melancon; brother Fernand Felarise Jr.; sister, Angelina Felarise and two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Linwood Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow for Linwood Joseph Pitre, 77, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Cut Off, who died at 5:36 p.m. July 28, 1998.  Visitation will be 8 a.m. until funeral time at the church.  Burial will be at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Cut Off.  He was the husband of Carrie St. Pierre Pitre; father of Neil and Daniel Pitre and Ginger P. Ledet; step-father of Dwayne Callais, Kate Gaspard, Patty Charpentier and Sandra Smith; brother of Roland Pitre Sr., Amy St Pierre, Alfrancis Martin and Norma Lafont.  He is also survived by nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his first wife Irene Gisclair Pitre; parents, Thomas Pitre Sr. and Mercess Felarise Pitre; and brother, Thomas Pitre Jr.  Samart Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Leedwood Pitre / Feb. 6, 1921 - July 28, 1998 / Leedwood J. Pitre / TEC 5 US Army / Feb. 6, 1921 - July 28, 1998

 

Amay Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), Monday, 13 July 2009:  Amay Pitre St. Pierre, 87, a native and resident of Golden Meadow, La., passed away Saturday, July 11, at her residence.  She is survived by her son, Pershing "P.J." St. Pierre Jr. and wife Beverly; three daughters, Dianna Terrebonne and husband Rodney "P.T.", Jannette Brunet and husband Andrew "T-Tan", and Robbin Martin and husband Dennis; one brother, Roland Pitre Sr.; two sisters, Norma Lafont and Alfrancis Martin; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Marcess F. Pitre Sr.; two brothers, Leewood Pitre and Thomas Pitre Jr.; one granddaughter, Tricia Martin; and one great-great-granddaughter, Theresa Guidry.  She was a member of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church and the Ladies of LaSalette.  She was a retired business owner of a restaurant and a service station.  Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, July 13, and 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, at Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano, La.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow with entombment at the church cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church Cemetery, Golden Meadow, LA:  St. PIERRE / Pershing J. St. Pierre Sr. / Mar. 15, 1920 - Mar. 21, 1960 / Amay Pitre St. Pierre / June 22, 1922 - July 11, 2009  [photos]
 

Roland Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Roland J. Pitre Sr., 84, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Galliano, died at 12:03 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to funeral time Monday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow.  Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.  He is survived by his companion, Dorothy Cheramie; two sons, Larry P. Pitre Sr. and Roland "Joey" J. Pitre Jr.; four daughters, Barbara Wilson, Laura Pitre, Faye Blanchard and Ophelia Galliano; two sisters, Norma Lafont and Alfrancis "Dada" Martin; and 21 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Etheline Barzar Pitre; his parents, Thomas Pitre Sr. and Marcess Felarise Pitre; one grandchild, Eliot Cantrelle; two great-grandchildren, Chase "Chi Chi" Anthony Pitre and Michael Paul Cheramie; two brothers, Linwood Pitre and Thomas "Bodo" Pitre Jr.; and one sister, Amey St. Pierre.  Samart-Mothe Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.
 

Thomas Joseph Pitre:  Thomas J. Pitre Jr., 63, native and resident of Golden Meadow, died Monday, Dec. 27, 1993.  Services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor in Golden Meadow, burial in church cemetery.  Survived by wife, Julia Hess Pitre; son, Thomas J. Pitre lll; daughters, Gwen Pitre, Van Pitre, Dinah Stallings and Buffy Boura; brothers, L.J. and Roland Pitre; sisters, Alfrances Martin, Norma Lafont and Amay St. Pierre; 11 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by parents, Thomas Pitre Sr. and Mercess Ferelise Pitre; daughters, Ray and Fay Pitre.

 

Alfrances Marie Pitre:  Alfrances 'Dada' Pitre Martin, 80, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Galliano, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until funeral time Friday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow.  A Mass of Christian burial will be at noon Friday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Lincoln Martin Sr.; children, Lincoln J. Martin Jr. (Evelyn), Cornel Martin Sr. (Cynthia), Debra Martin (companion, Billy Plaisance) and Hope Adams (Michael); sister, Norma Pitre Lafont; grandchildren, Tiffany Hymel, Ross Martin, Samantha Martin, Revee Dufrene, Cornel Martin Jr., Graham Martin, and Duncan Martin; great-grandchildren, Kerington, Kaylee, Colston, Stella and baby Dufrene; and sister-in-law, Lucille Gillenwater.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Pitre Sr. and Mercess Felarise Pitre; brothers, Leedwood Pitre, Roland Pitre Sr. and Thomas Pitre Jr.; and sister, Amay Pitre St. Pierre.  Alfrances was a member of the Ladies of LaSalette and the KC Auxiliary.  She was also a Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church.  Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- 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:  25 May 2022.