Margaret Welte Pitre Obituary (MS)
The following obituary appeared in the 14 Jan 2003 edition of The Sun Herald newspaper, Gulfport, MS:
GULFPORT - Margaret "Peggy" Pitre, 81, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2003, in Gulfport.
Mrs. Pitre was a native of Kalona, Iowa, and a longtime resident of Gulfport.She was a graduate of DePaul University.She served in the U.S. Army as a registered nurse and was stationed at The Station Hospital Camp Shelby.She was employed by Ochsner's Hospital and Clinic in New Orleans.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl L.J. Pitre; her parents, Gerald and Julia Welte; a sister, Vivian Hibbs; and a grandson, Elliot Pitre.
Survivors include her children, Michelle Pitre of Middleton, Calif., Michael Pitre of Mandeville, La., Denise Galloway, Steven Pitre and Camille Pitre, both of Gulfport.
Burial is in Floral Hills Cemetery in Gulfport.
The family prefers memorials to St. Vincent de Paul Society, which may be sent to St. John Catholic Church, 2414 17th St., Gulfport, MS 39501, or to the charity of one's choice.
Riemann's Funeral Home, 25th Avenue, Gulfport is in charge of arrangements.
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