Harold B. Pittman

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Harold B.
Pittman
EARLVILLE
Harold B. Pittman, age 78, of 5 Abbott Ave., Earlville, and formerly of Dart Drive, Ithaca, NY, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at home. Harold was born March 4, 1936, in Newfoundland, a son of the late Joseph & Mildred Pelley Pittman. Harold was a former resident of New Jersey, having relocated to Central New York in 1968. Locally, he was employed at Cornell University as a construction supervisor. After the death of his companion, Hildegard Perine, he moved to Earlville to be near his children. Harold was an outgoing and personable man who could enjoy talking with anyone he knew or had just met. He enjoyed riding horses, fishing and helping his family and friends. Survivors include his children, Nancy (Marty) McCann, of Avenel, NJ, Ken (Janice) Pittman, of West Long Branch, NJ, Scott (Erica) Pittman, of CA, Harold (Lynnette Cruger) Pittman, Jr., of Hamilton, and Sharon (Milton) Riggall, of Earlville; his siblings, Eileen (Bill) Mercer, of NJ, and John Pittman, of Quakertown, PA; his step-children, John (Candy) Duwell, Christine (Steve) Martin, Donna (Joseph) Sulton, Bruce (Debra) Perine, Doug (Jennifer) Perine, Carl (Stephanie) Perine, Peter (Noreen) Perine and Catheriine (John) Wiiki; and many grand and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Harold was predeceased by siblings, Ivy Byers and Abel Pittman. Funeral services were held at 2 PM, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Perkins Funeral Home with Rev. Jeremy Stopford officiating. Burial was in Green Hills Cemetery, Dryden. Friends called from 12 to 2 PM, Tuesday at the funeral home, 55 West Main Street, Dryden, NY. Memorials are directed to the First Baptist Church of Earlville, 9 West Main St., Earlville, NY 13332. www.perkinsfuneralhome.com
Funeral Home
Perkins Funeral Home, Inc.
55 West Main Street Dryden, NY 13053-0022
(607) 844-8161
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Published in The Observer-Dispatch on July 10, 2014
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