Norval “Peekie” Pitre

Published 1:24 pm Saturday, August 20, 2016

Norval “Peekie” Pitre, 86, went to his Heavenly home on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He is a lifelong resident of Montegut.

Norval “Peekie” Pitre

Norval “Peekie” Pitre

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montegut on Saturday, Aug. 27, beginning at 9 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.

Inurnment will follow in Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery.

Norval is survived by his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth Englade Pitre; son Roy Pitre and wife Kathy of Montegut; daughters Connie Fabre and husband Brian of Baton Rouge, Janet Pitre and fiancé Pete Flores of San Antonio, Texas and Kathy Pitre of Montegut; grandchildren Jamie Fabre LeBlanc and husband Zac, Jeffrey Fabre and wife Lauren Hunter, and Stefan Pitre and Gavin Pitre; great-grandchildren Collin LeBlanc and Hunter Fabre; brothers Andrew Pitre Jr. and wife Ernestine and Charles Pitre and wife Elaine; sister Mona Pitre Stoufflet and sister-in-law Arlene Pitre.

Norval was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Sr. and Edna Prosperie Pitre; brother Gerald Pitre and brother-in-law Lynn Stoufflet.

Norval was a blessing to many, a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He met the love of his life Elizabeth Englade and married on Oct. 26, 1957. Norval loved to travel with his family and thoroughly enjoyed his grandkids.

He was an avid Tulane football and baseball fan. He retired from Texaco after 32 years of service as a drilling superintendent and served our country in the U.S. Army.

The family would like to thank Haydel Hospice for their care and compassion. Special thanks to Nathanial and Germaine for their outstanding care to Norval.

Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Pitre family.

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