EUNICE~It is with heavy hearts that the family of Chris Pitre announces his passing on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loved ones at the age of 74. A Celebration of Life will be celebrated at 2:00 pm on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Ardoin’s Funeral Home Chapel in Eunice. Entombment will follow in the St. Paul Mausoleum with Deacon Chuck Ortego officiating.
Chris was well known for his dry humor, and in his younger years played a trumpet in a band and was a pilot. He will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him especially his wife of 52 years, Hedy Fontenot Pitre of Eunice; his daughters, Chrisanna Fontenot and husband, Todd, Jennifer Ortego and husband, Channon, all of Ville Platte, and Elizabeth LaFleur and husband, Shane of Eunice; brother, Steve Pitre and wife, Cindy of Moss Bluff; sisters, Carmen Moran of Key Biscayne, FL, and Liz Pitre of Ville Platte; and nine grandchildren, Zachary Arnold, Phillip Arnold, Morgan Arnold, Alexander Ortego, Hayden LaFleur, John Luke LaFleur, Haley LaFleur, Landon Fontenot, and Morgan Fontenot; as well as extended family and friends. The family would also like to especially thank Dr. Chris Fontenot and the rest of the Heart of Hospice staff for their care, kindness, and compassion shown to Chris and his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Mary Fontenot Pitre; and brother, Carlos Pitre.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice on Thursday, April 14th from 9:00 am until time of services.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave. (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.