John A. Pitts, 82 passed away on June 30, 2016. Born in New York on October 16, 1933 to John and Leotta Pitts. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Michael Pitts. John served his country in the United States Navy retiring after 20 years as a Senior Chief. He went on to work for civil service for another 20 years. He is survived by his loving wife Cheryl as well as step daughters Jennifer (Dean) McBride and Kelly Guglielmini, five grandchildren who loved him dearly, and his faithful canine Juno who will miss him greatly. John is being cremated at Altmeyer Funeral Home. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date.