Paul W. Pitts Jr., 72, of Derry, beloved husband of Ruthann (Caswell) Pitts, passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at the Elliot Hospital, Manchester, NH, after his nine-year battle with prostate cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Stoneham, MA, he was the son of the late Paul Sr. and Margaret Pitts. Raised and educated in Massachusetts, Paul had been employed by Wang Laboratories prior to retirement. A dedicated husband and father, Paul was the pillar of strength for his family. He was a lifetime member of the Melrose Fish and Game Club and cherished time spent with his family and friends camping. A motorcycle enthusiast, Paul enjoyed working with his hands. Paul will be best remembered for his generosity and his kind heart. In addition to his devoted wife, Ruthann, with whom he shared 47 years of marriage, Paul is survived by his son, Michael Pitts and his wife Rhonda of Theresa, NY; his daughter, Kristina Pitts and significant other, Chuck Rine, of Lowell, MA; his doting grandchildren, Michael, Justice, David, and Miranda; his sister, Linda Scott of Wisconsin; his brother, Raymond Pitts of Massachusetts; and extended family and friends.