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Gregory Nicholas Pittman

November 1, 1959 ~ March 29, 2021 (age 61)

Obituary

Gregory Pittman Life story
Gregory Nicholas Pittman was born on 11/1/1959 in Brooklyn, NY, to Nicholas Edward Pittman and Dorothy
Pittman. He was the eldest of 3 born into that union. Greg attended public schools in Brookyln, NY where he
graduated from Canarsie High in 1978. As a teenager, Greg enjoyed raising and training pigeons. He also loved
Lionel Model train sets which he continued to love through adulthood. Upon graduating, he entered the United
States Army where he served in active duty. In 1981, Greg married the mother of his children, Margie Ann
Burroughs. Together they had 3 children. 1 son and 2 daughters. Together they traveled the world until he retired
in 1993. In mid-year of 1993, Greg moved his family to Philadelphia, PA where he went into the Reserves and
worked at CFCF as a C/O in the Philadelphia prison system. In 2002, Greg married his 2 nd wife, Barbara Ellis Pittman
whom proceeds him in death. Greg was a handsome, brave and a hard-working man who would never take a
break. He worked for Patriot Ambulance for 10 years and currently was employed by Safety First Ambulance. Greg
loved spending time with family. He loved his children and grandchildren to death. He enjoyed visiting all his family
in New York and North Carolina. He loved to have a good time and made it his priority to show up to every event
when he could. He always had a smile on his face and knew how to put a smile on yours. Greg was truly a soldier
and will truly be missed.
Greg leaves to mourn his mother Dorothy Pittman, 1 brother Keith Pittman, 1 sister Beverly Pittman, 3 children
Kevin Burroughs (Latisha), Yolanda Pittman, Latoya Pittman-Clowney (Quindelle), 2 stepsons Damen and Dorian,
10 grandchildren Yhari, Taniyah, Mariah, Emiyah, C’yani, Kevin Jr., Asiyah, Cynai, Dorian, Tywayne Jr.(his 2 bonus
grands) 1 great grand Ava, 2 nephews Shawn and Keith Jr. (Dawn) 1 niece Nia Pittman and a host of aunts, uncles,
cousins and friends.

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Services

Viewing
Wednesday
April 7, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Triumph Baptist Church
1648 W. Hunting Park Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Celebration of Life
Wednesday
April 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Triumph Baptist Church
1648 W. Hunting Park Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Interments
Thursday
April 8, 2021

9:00 AM
Washington Crossing National Cemetery
830 Highland Road
Newtown, PA 18940

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