John Barry Pitman, 53

John Barry Pitman, 53, of Dagsboro, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes.

He was a self-employed painter and a member of Moose Lodge #2542 and the National Rifle Association.

He is survived by his father, John B. Pitman Jr. and stepmother, Thersa Pitman; his mother, Marie Eberhardt and stepfather, Jim Eberhardt; sisters, Susan Cain and Teri Gower; half-sister, Laura Pitman; step-sisters, Sheila Reinke and Michelle Johnson; adopted sister, Tara Saladyga; three nephews, four nieces, one great-niece; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A graveside memorial service was scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at 11 a.m. at Mariner’s Bethel Church Cemetery in Ocean View.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Mariner’s Bethel United Church, 81 Central Avenue, Ocean View, DE 19970.