PHOENIX, NY – Donald E. “Don” Pittsley Sr., 86, of Granby, (Fulton) passed away peacefully at his home, with his loving family beside him on Saturday January 2, 2016.
He was born in Fulton to his late parents, Lois (Abbott) and Theodore Pittsley on May 1,1929.
Don was a carpenter with the Carpenters’ Union Local 747, Syracuse; a
member of the Lysander Grange; Little Utica United Methodist Church Council
and the Men’s Association; honorary member of the Cody Fire Department, Granby; an avid camper; in his retirement years, he worked diligently at the
Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander, making improvements on existing grave lots
preparing for the new large section of grave lots and other tasks.
He was predeceased by his loving wife of 59 years, Molly A. (Goman) Pittsley, on October 16, 2006; and his brothers and sisters.
Surviving are his children, Donald E. (Sue) Pittsley Jr., Thomas M. (Phyllis)
Pittsley, Deborah L. (Paul) Smith, David A. Pittsley, Theodore M. Pittsley and Paula L. (Paul) McKlasen; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren;
three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; many friends.
Don dearly loved his grand, great and great-great-grandkids.
Don was loving and loved by all.
He will be missed.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.
Funeral services will be on Thursday 7, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home, with the Rev. George Reed officiating.
Burial to follow in Jacksonville Cemetery, 9250 Fenner Road, Lysander.