Victor Joseph Pitre

1911 Cheniere, Louisiana 1994 Cut Off, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (2nd child of Julien Appolloni Pitre/2nd Wife Clemence Augustin Cretini); all known surname descendants:

                9           Victor Joseph Pitre  b: 27 November 1911  Cheniere, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 July 1994  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                     + Dorida Marie Vegas  b: 14 January 1913  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1932 [Antoine Prosper/Alidia Guidry]; d: 18 March 2000  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10             Lange Pitre  b: 1934; d: 2 June 1934  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10             Diana T. Pitre  b: 11 June 1939  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 26 June 2015  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                               +Carol J. Dufrene    m: Abt. 1960; d: Aft. June 2015

   

 

Notes for Victor Joseph Pitre:

Census:

- 1940 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Victor Pitre 28 fisherman/sea foods [$1100 house value], wife Dorida 27, Dianna 10 months [ Hwy 77 between Cut Off & Galliano]

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Victor J. Pitre 38 shrimp fisherman/shrimp fishing, wife Dorida M. 32, Diane T. 12.

WWII Records:  Victor Joseph Pitre, res. Cut Off, LA; b. 27 Nov 1911 Cut Off, LA; contact wife Mrs. Victor Joseph Pitre; 5' 7", 140 lbs., brown eyes & black hair, dark complexion; 16 Oct 1940 Thibodaux, LA.

 

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Victor Joseph Pitre, 82, a native of Cheniere and resident of Cut Off, who died at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 12 (1994).  Visitation will be 9 a.m. until funeral time Thursday at the church.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  He was the husband of Dorina Vegas Pitre; father of Diana Pitre Dufrene; stepbrother of Ave Danos.  He is also survived by three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Julian Appolone and Clemence Cretini Pitre.  He was a 4th Degree member of Knights of Columbus Council No. 3150 and a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland is in charge of arrangements.

 

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  VICTOR J. PITRE / Victor J. Pitre / Nov. 27, 1911 - Jul. 12, 1994 / Dorida V. Pitre / Jan. 14, 1913 - Mar. 18, 2000

 

Notes for Dorida Marie Vegas:

Obituary:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at noon today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Dorida Vegas Pitre, 87, a native and resident of Cut Off, who died at 3:47 a.m. March 18, 2000.  Visitation will be 10 a.m. until funeral time at the church.  Burial will be at the church cemetery.  She was the mother of Diana "Lady Di" Dufrene; sister of Wilfred "Co Co", Edway and Earl Vegas, Ruby Adams, Marian and Beatrice Charpentier.  She is also survived by three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor J. Pitre; parents, Antoine and Elidia Guidry Vegas; brothers, Raphael, Alfred and Joseph Vegas; and sisters, Madeline Duet and Edwina Ginter.  She was Catholic and a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  She was a member of the Catholic Daughters and Ladies Altar Society.  Samart Funeral Home and Crematorium Inc. of Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Diana Pitre:  Diana P. 'Lady Di' Dufrene, 76, a native and resident of Cut Off passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015.  Visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Tuesday, June 30, from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. with burial to follow in the church cemetery.  She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Carol J. 'Du Colonel' Dufrene; daughter, Carolyn D. 'Moose' Guidry (Tab); sons, Jack Dufrene (Kirstin 'KiKi'), Andy Dufrene (Darlene 'Curly'); grandchildren, Andy Dufrene, Jr., Ross Guidry (Meagan), Amanda G. Rousse (Arthur 'Boyfriend'), Ryan Dufrene, Shaylynn Dufrene; great-grandchildren, Abigail Guidry, Aria Rousse; partner in crime, Linda 'Bum' Pitre.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Dorida 'Dod' Pitre.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Bayou Bell Ringers, We Can All Ring, Inc., Cut Off, LA.  She was a Girl Scout leader and TOPS leader.  She was a member of the Red Hat Society and Catholic Daughters.  Special thanks to the doctors and nurses in C.C.U. at T.G.M.C.  Samart-Mothe Funeral Home 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:  17 June 2022.