Herbert Archange Pitre, Sr. entered peacefully into heaven on Friday, December 13, 2013. Devoted husband of the late Earline Orgeron Pitre of 64 years. Loving father of the late Herbert Archange Pitre, Jr. Grandfather of Herbert A. Pitre, III and Dawn Pitre and 3 great grandchildren. Son of the late Euline M. Rodrigue Pitre and Oben Pitre. Preceded in death by his brothers and a sister, Alton Pitre, Sherman Pitre, and Utah Pitre Prestenbach. He is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Age 89, a native of Harvey, LA and a resident of Marrero. Herbert served his country in the U.S. Army and retired from Continental Can Company after many years of service. A backyard mechanic who loved working on cars for his friends, it was his hobby. A parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Marrero. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, LA on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 11:00 am. Visitation from 9:00 am to funeral time. Interment in Restlawn Park in Avondale. The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff of Marrero Healthcare Nursing Home for their loving care of Mr. Herbert. On line condolences at www.westsideleitzeaganfuneralhome.com
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Dec. 13 to Dec. 15, 2013