Passed away peacefully at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital on the 8th of October 2015, Mr. John Richard Pittman of Blue Cove, in his 86th year. left to mourn his passing are his special friend Annie, Mary Ann Dredge (Bob and Family), Mary Jane Taylor (Sister), Maude (James)  Chambers (Sister),  George (Ruth) Pittman (Brother), Elizabeth Myrtle (John ) Crane (Sister), Gladys Gibbons (Sister in law), as well as a large circle of family and friends.  John was predeceased by his  wife Mary Ann, his father John Pittman, Mother Mary Margaret Pittman, sister Deborah  (Oliver) Toope and his brother in law Gordon Taylor. The funeral service was held at the Church of the Advent in Plum Point at 2:00pm with Rev. Harold Harvey officiating. Burial followed at the Anglican Cemetery on Darby's Island. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatres, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.