Vallery Joseph Pitre

1905 Berwick, Louisiana 1970 New Orleans, LA



Continuation of tree (4th child of Harris Pitre/Elizabeth Madeleine Pontiff); all known surname descendants:

                9          Vallery Joseph Pitre  b: 9 January 1905  Berwick, St. Mary, LA; d: 11 August 1970  New Orleans, LA

                                  +Thelma Catherine Bonck  b: Abt. 1903; m: 9 January 1924  New Orleans, LA [Nicholas C./Adolphine Carpenter]; d: 28 January 1968  Algiers, Orleans, LA

                            10        Shirley Mae Pitre  b: Abt. 1925  New Orleans, LA; d: Aft. January 1982

                                                +--- Guillory    m: Abt. 1946 (divorced)

                            10        Carroll A. Pitre  b: 4 September 1930  New Orleans, LA; d: 11 January 1982  New Orleans, LA

                                                +Norma Weber  b: 8 January 1932; m: Aft. 1950; d: 30 May 1987  New Orleans, LA

                            10        Vallery J. Pitre  b: Abt. 1937  New Orleans, LA; d: Aft. January 1982

                                                 +Ruth Chavannes    m: Abt. 1958 [Ernest/Sarah Carboni]

                            10        Marvin Raymond Pitre  b: 12 August 1939  New Orleans, LA; d: 18 February 1992  New Orleans, LA

                                                 +Barbara Nowak



Notes for Vallery Joseph Pitre:


- 1930 New Orleans, Louisiana:  Anthony Vince 48, wife Ada 53, son-in-law Vallery Pitre 25, wife Thelma 26, Sherley 5.


- 1940 New Orleans, LA:  Vallerie C. Pitre 35 warehouse/electrical supply, wife Thelma 36, Shirley B. 15, Carroll A. 9, Vallerie C. 3, Marvin R. 8 months.   [533 Tonti Street]

- 1950 New Orleans, Orleans, LA:  Vallery J. Pitre 45 truck driver/electric system delivery, wife Thelma C. 46, Carroll A. 19 chauffeur/cab company, Vallery J. Jr. 12, Marvin R. 10, Shirly M. 25 (div) stenographer/wholesale drug co.

WWII Records:  Vallery Joseph Pitre, res. 533 S. Tonti, New Orleans, LA; b. 9 Jan 1905 Terrebonne, LA; contact wife Mrs. Vallery J. Pitre; 5' 9", 150 lbs., gray eyes & brown hair, sallow complexion; 16 Oct 1940 New Orleans, LA.


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 12 August 1970:  Vallery J. Pitre Sr., on Tuesday, August 11, 1970 at 2:30 o'clock a.m., husband of the late Thelma K. Bonck, father of Mrs. Shirley Mae Gillory, Carroll A., Vallery J. Jr., and Marvin Pitre; brother of the late Adam Pitre, Eva Falgout and Annie Muscarello, son of the late Valeri Pontiff and Harris Pitre, also survived by 1 grandchild, age 65 years, a native of Berwick, La., and a resident of this city for the past 45 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Times-Picayune Publishing Corp., Electric Delivery Service, Southern Memorial Co., Pontchartrain Motor Co. and Liberty Bell Cab Co., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Lamana-Panno-Fallo Inc., 625 N. Rampart St., near Municipal Auditorium on Wednesday, August 12, 1970 at 10:30 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Christopher church.  Interment Garden of Memories.


Notes for Thelma Catherine Bonck:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 29 January 1968:  Pitre - Of Algiers, La., on Sunday, January 28, 1968, at 1:15 o'clock a.m., Mrs. Thelma Catherine Bonck, age 63 years; beloved wife of Vallery Joseph Pitre; mother of Mrs. Shirley Guillory, Carroll A., Vallery J. Jr. and Marvin R. Pitre; sister of Mrs. Ora Claret and Nicholas J. Bonck; daughter of the late Adolphine Carpenter and Nicholas C. Bonck; also survived by one grandchild, Wayne Joseph Pitre.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Electric Delivery, Garrard-Milner Chevrolet Inc., Southern Memorial Co. and Liberty Bell Cab Co., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Westside Funeral Homes Co., 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, La., on Monday, January 29, 1968, at 11:15 o'clock a.m.; Requiem Mass at St. Julian Eymard Church, Algiers, La.  Interment in Garden of Memories.


Obituaries for the children:

Carroll A. Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 12 January 1982:  Carroll A. Pitre, on Monday, January 11, 1982, at 6 o'clock a.m.  Beloved husband of Norma Weber, father of Mrs. Helen Wright, son of the late Thelma Bonck and Vallery Pitre Sr., brother of Mrs. Shirley Guillory, Vallery Jr., and Marvin R. Pitre, grandfather of Donnie R. Wright Jr., age 51 years.  A native of New Orleans, La. and a resident of Marrero, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Electric Delivery System, Times Picayune States Item and National Tugs, Inc., Toups Marine and Transport are invited to attend the funeral.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the chapel of Jacob Schoen and Son Inc., 3827 Canal St. at North Scott on Wednesday, January 13, 1982 at 1:15 o'clock p.m.  Interment in Garden of Memories Cemetery.  A parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Marrero, La.  Friends may call after 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Tombstone inscription, Garden of Memories, Metairie:  Carroll A. / 9-4-30 -- 1-11-82 / together forever / PITRE / Norma W. / 1-8-32 -- 5-30-87


Marvin Raymond Pitre:  Death Notice:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 19 February 1992:  A New Orleans man was killed Tuesday when the automobile he was driving rear-ended an 18-wheeler in St. Charles Parish, State Police said.  Marvin Pitre, 52, of 4831 Sherwood Drive, was driving a Ford Probe east on Interstate 10 over the Bonnet Carre spillway shortly before 7 p.m., Trooper Al Majeau said.  The tractor-trailer was also in motion, heading east, police.

Tombstone inscription, Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans:  Marvin R. Pitre / husband of Barbara Nowak / Aug. 12, 1939 - Feb. 18, 1992


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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:  14 June 2022.