Thomas Pitre

1902 Lafourche, Louisiana 1934 Raceland, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (3rd child of Charles Pitre/Julia Dantin); all known surname descendants:

                9          Thomas Pitre  b: Abt. 1902  Lafourche, LA; d: 26 February 1934  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                  +Blanche Gaudet  b: 11 March 1903; m: Abt. 1921  Lafourche, LA [Allen Joseph/Marcellite Falgout]; d: 21 June 1989  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                           10        Warren Pitre  b: 29 November 1921  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 26 May 1994  Luling, St. Charles, LA

                                          +Josephine Dempster  b: Abt. 1923  Lafourche, LA; m: 21 October 1939  Raceland, Lafourche, LA [Marcel/Christina Granier]; d: Aft. May 1994

                           10        Thomas Joseph Pitre  b: 20 April 1924  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 December 1993  Luling, St. Charles, LA

                                          +Florence Thibodaux  b: 6 August 1930  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: unknown [Alcest Joseph/Melodia Fonseca]; d: 24 October 2007  Luling, St. Charles, LA

                           10        Curren J. Pitre  b: 31 December 1928  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 17 August 1974  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Anna Mae Guidroz    m: Aft. 1950

                           10        Dorothy Mae Pitre  b: 2 January 1931  Lafourche, LA; d: 19 November 2001  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Emile Paul Daigle  b: 16 November 1924  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: unknown [Paul Buddie/Cecile Moore]; d: 9 December 1997  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                           10        Barbara Ann Pitre  b: 27 October 1933  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 17 February 2008  Lockport, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Raymond Joseph Bourgeois  b: 14 December 1929  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1955 [Raymond/Matilde Dufrene]; d: 30 September 2004  Lockport, Lafourche, LA

 

 

Notes for Thomas Pitre:

Census

- 1930 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Thomas Pitre 27, wife Blanche 27, Warren 8, Thomas Jr. 6, Curran 1 year 1 month.

 

- 1940 Raceland, Lafourche, LA:  Widow Blanch Pitre 37, Thomas 15 labor/packing house, Curren 11, Dorothy Mae 8, Barbara Ann 6, Warren 18 labor/packing house, wife Josephine 16. 

- 1950 Raceland, Lafourche, LA:  Ferdinand J. Meyer 53 trapper/trapping, wife Blanche M. 45 waitress/restaurant, stepdaughter Barbara A. Pitre 16, sons Larry J. 9 & Russell J. 6.  Also in Raceland, Curren Pitre 23 enumerator/census bureau, living with widowed grandfather Allen Gaudet 70.

Notes for Blanche Gaudet:

Tombstone Inscription, St. Mary's Cemetery, Raceland, LA:  Blanche Meyer / March 11, 1903 - June 21, 1989 / age 86

 

Obituaries for the children:

Warren Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), May 1994:  A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. today at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Luling for Warren J. Pitre Sr., 72, a native of Raceland and resident of Luling, who died at 2:10 p.m. Thursday, May 26.  Burial was in St. Charles Cemetery in Luling.  He was the husband of Josephine Dempster Pitre of Luling; father of Warren J. Pitre Jr. of Westwego, Joseph P. Pitre of Catawissa, Mo., Peggy Friloux of Paradis and Mary Ann Fremen of Luling; brother of Russell Meyers, Dorothy Mae Daigle and Barbara Ann Bourgeois.  He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Sr. and Blanche Gaudet Pitre; and three brothers, Curren and Thomas Pitre II and Larry Meyers.  He was a parishioner of St. Anthony's Catholic Church and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.  He was also a member of VFW Post No. 3750 of Luling and Plumbers & Steamfitters Local No. 60.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland was in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Saint Charles Cemetery, Luling, LA:  Warren Joseph Pitre Sr / PFC US Army / World War II / Nov 29, 1921 - May 26, 1994
 

Thomas Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), December 1993: Thomas Pitre Jr. - A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Raceland for Thomas Joseph Pitre Jr., 69, a native of Raceland and a resident of Luling, who died at 7:38 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5.  Visitation will be 5 to 10 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to funeral time Wednesday at Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland.  Burial will be in Restland Memorial Park in Avondale.  He was the husband of Florence Thibodaux Pitre; father of Johnny Pitre of Cleveland, Tenn., Dick and Thomas Pitre III, Hope Zeller and Marilyn Farrell, all of Luling, Joyce Horn of Ama, Jane Ogea of Baton Rouge, Helen Thigpen of Gretna and Carolyn Andrews of Mansfield; brother of Warren Pitre of Luling, Dorothy Daigle of Raceland and Barbara Bourgeois of Lockport; half brother of Russell Myers of Jackson.  He is also survived by 23 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas Pitre Sr. and Blanch Gaudet Pitre Myers; a brother, Curren Pitre; and a half brother, Larry Myers.  He was a member of V.F.W. 3750 and the Military Order of the Purple Heart.  Falgout Funeral Homes of Raceland is in charge of arrangements.

 

Curren J. Pitre:  Times Picayune (LA), Monday, 19 August 1974:  Curren J. Pitre at Galliano, La. on Saturday, August 17, 1974 at 8:00 p.m., husband of Anna Mae Guidroz Pitre; father of Mrs. Willie (Ramona) Gautreaux, Mrs. Danny (Paula) Comardelle, Mrs. Albert (Phyllis) Pinel, also Juanita, Annie, Curren Jr. and James Pitre; brother of Mrs. E.P. Daigle, Mrs. Barbara Bourgeois, also Warren and Thomas Pitre; half-brother of Russell Meyers and the late Larry Meyers, son of Mrs. Blanche Meyers and the late Thomas Pitre, survived by 2 grandchildren, age 45 years; a native and a resident of Raceland, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Home, Inc., Raceland, La. on Monday, August 19, 1974 at 9:30 a.m.  Religious services at St. Hilary Catholic Church, Mathews, La. at 10 a.m.  Interment in St. Mary Cemetery, Raceland, La.  Arrangements by Falgout.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Mary's Cemetery, Raceland:  Curren J. Pitre / DM 3 US Navy / Dec. 31, 1928 - Aug. 17, 1974

 

Dorothy Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 19 November 2001:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Nativity Catholic Church in Raceland for Dorothy Pitre Daigle, 70, a native and resident of Raceland, who died at 5:05 a.m. Nov. 19, 2001.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to funeral time at the church.  Burial will be at the church cemetery.  She was the mother of Jerry, Carl, Emile Jr., Barry, Terry and Darrel Daigle, Cerita Arceneaux, Deborah Rodriguez, Bonnie Toups, and Marlene Daigle; sister of Barbara Bourgeois; and half-sister of Russell Meyer.  She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Emile Daigle Sr.; parents, Thomas and Blanche Gaudet Pitre; brothers, Warren, Thomas Jr., and Curren Pitre; half-brother, Larry Meyer; and a grandchild.  She was a parishioner of St. Mary's Nativity Catholic Church.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Mary's Cemetery, Raceland, LA:  Dorothy P. Daigle / Jan. 2, 1931 - Nov. 19, 2001 / (photo of couple) / Emile Paul Daigle / TEC 5 US Army / World War II / Nov. 16, 1924 - Dec. 9, 1997

 

Barbara Ann Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 19 February 2008:  Barbara Pitre Bourgeois, 74, a native of Raceland and resident of Lockport, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008.  Funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. today at Holy Savior Catholic Church in Lockport.  She is survived by one son, Wayne Bourgeois; one daughter, Darlene Bourgeois Boudreaux; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Bourgeois; five brothers, Russell Meyers, Larry Meyers, Thomas Pitre, Warren Pitre and Curen Pitre; and one sister, Dorothy Pitre.  She was a parishioner of Holy Savior Catholic Church.  Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

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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:  12 August 2022.