William Frank Pitre

1908 Golden Meadow, Louisiana 1970 Raceland, LA



Continuation of tree (2nd child of James Joseph Pitre/Marie Arthelise Guillebaux); all known surname descendants:

                9        William Frank 'Yum' Pitre  b: 1 January 1908  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 16 June 1970  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                  +Bessie Falgout  b: 6 March 1913  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1929 [Charles/Augusta Breaux]; d: 14 November 2010  Raceland, Lafourche, LA



Notes for William Frank Pitre:


- 1930 Cut Off, Lafourche, Louisiana:  William F. Pitre 22, wife Bessie 17.

- 1940 Houma, Terrebonne, LA:  Willis Pitre 32 mechanic/garage, wife Bessie 27.  [1208 Margaret]

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  William F. Pitre 42 oil field work/oil industry, wife Bessie M. 37.

WWII Records:  William Frank Pitre, res. 720 Margarite St., Houma, LA; b. 1 Jan 1908  Leesville, LA; wife Mrs. Bessie Falgout Pitre; 5'4", 163 lbs., brown eyes & black hair, light complexion; 16 Oct 1940 Houma, LA.


Obituary:  Times Picayune, 17 June 1970:  William Frank Pitre at Raceland, La., on Tuesday, June 16, 1970 at 1:15 o'clock a.m.  Beloved husband of Bessie Falgout; brother of Henry Pitre of Raceland, La., and Joseph Pitre of Galliano, La.; son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Pitre.  Age 62 years, a native of Golden Meadow, La., and a resident of Raceland, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers, employees of Inez Sako Nursing Homes Inc., of Raceland and Houma, La., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., on Wednesday, June 17, 1970, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Hillary Catholic Church at Mathews, La., at 10:00 a.m.  Interment Holy Savior Catholic Cemetery, Lockport, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes Inc., Raceland, La., in charge.


Tombstone Inscription:  Holy Savior Cemetery, Lockport, LA:  William Frank Pitre / Louisiana / MOMM2  US Navy / World War II / Jan. 1, 1908 - June 16, 1970 / Bessie Falgout Pitre / Mar. 6, 1913 - Nov. 14, 2010


Notes for Bessie Falgout:

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), Tuesday, 16 November 2010:  Bessie Falgout Pitre, 97, a native of Golden Meadow and a resident of Raceland, died at 5:50 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010.  Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to funeral time Wednesday at St. Hilary of Poitiers Catholic Church.  Mass will be held at noon Wednesday at the church, with burial in Holy Savior Catholic Cemetery.  She is survived by 19 nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William Pitre; her parents, Charles and Agusta Breaux Falgout; one brother, Harris "Bud" Falgout Sr.; and three sisters, Alida F. Alario, Elmire F. Louviere and Inez F. Rizan Sako.  Samart-Mothe of Raceland 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:  10 August 2022.