Mercedes Prejean Pitre, 80, a native and resident of Cut Off, died at 10:41 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until funeral time Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic church in Cut Off. A Mass of Christian burial will be at noon Monday at the church, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery in Galliano.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Eugene Pitre; one son, Carol Pitre and wife, Mary; one daughter, Lenette Pitre Angeron; one daughter-in-law, Patsy Pitre; five grandchildren, Ryan Pitre (Angie), Melissa Angeron Toups (Rene), Mary Angeron Bouvier (Ferle), Chase Pitre (Lillian), and Misty Pitre Richoux (Ryan); and nine great-grandchildren, Chris Billiot (Kim), Stephen Guidry, Trey Arceneaux (Jaime), Arden Arceneaux, Ruston Toups, Renee Toups, Drake Winkler, Leia Pitre and Dax Pitre.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Eleanor Prejean; one son, Len Pitre; two brothers, Donald and Carol Prejean; one grandchild, Marc Pitre; and two great-great-grandchildren, Amelie and Elise Arceneaux.
She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, shopping and spending time with her family and friends.
Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.