Alexander “Bruce” Pitre Sr., 78, of Chesapeake, VA, passed away after a battle with liver cancer on March 2, 2021 surrounded by his girlfriend of 15 years KellyAnn D’Amalio and family and friends.
He was born in Basile, LA on January 12, 1943 to the late Alexander “Remi” Pitre and Lezia Margaret Richard McGee. He was raised at Boys Village in Lake Charles, LA. Served in the US Navy from 1960-1966, married on February5, 1964, raised three children, Susan Pitre’, Kerry Lynn Allen(Mark), Alexander B. Pitre’ Jr.
He is survived by five grandchildren; Elizabeth McNeil(Robert), Krislynn Allen, Victoria Allen, Jessica Pitre’, Isabella Perkins, and thirteen great-grandchildren, he is also survived by his brother Adam J. Pitre’ and three sisters Dorothy Michard, Theresa McGee, Peggy Frey and predeceased by three siblings Thomas Vidrene, Gladace La Doux, TJ Pitre’.
He moved to Chesapeake in 1974 where he worked for the City Police Department, as well as the City Public Works. He was a member of the Chesapeake City Retirees Association, a fourth degree Knight of 38 years in the Knights of Columbus, Council #11984, All Saints Assembly Father Richardson Council, member of St. Stephen the Martyr Church.
We would like to express our deep gratitude to Medi Home Hospice, Dr. Felip Tiongco, Physician’s Assistant Mary Corley; Fr. Jim Connelly for all they have done to ease the passing of Bruce.
There will be a memorial service at Altmeyer Funeral Homes- Chesapeake Chapel (929 S. Battlefield Blvd) on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 2 PM.
In lieu of flowers, please make any donations to Knights of Columbus at St. Stephen’s the Martyr, or the American Cancer Society, both that represented Bruce’s passion like no other. Please CLICK HERE.
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