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Mr. Mason T. Pittman

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“So sorry for your loss Debbie and family,he was a very nice person,a gentleman.Gloria Bolton Coney. ”
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Mr. Mason Thomas Pittman, 80, of Nottingham Terrace, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital VITAS after a brief illness.

Mr. Pittman was born September 11, 1938 in Edgecombe, NC a son to the late Willie and Hattie (Henry) Pittman.

Mason was educated in the NC public school system graduating from George Washington Carver High School in Pinetop, NC class of 1956. After relocating to CT, he graduated from Barber School in Hartford, CT and went on to open Pittman's Barber Shop in Waterbury. He also worked for Laurel Heights Medical Hospital, New Opportunities of Waterbury, Chapel Memorial Funeral Home and Southbury Training School where he retired after many years of service. He was a longtime member of Zion Baptist Church. Mason also managed the Waterbury Tigers Baseball Team and was a longtime member of Elks Goodwill Lodge #1325 IBPOEW, where he served on various committees and departments. Mason loved to entertain. He enjoyed socializing and having a good time with his friends and was always there to lend a helping hand when asked. Mason was a genuine good hearted and caring person who had no problem getting his point across. He is missed by all who had the pleasure and honor of knowing him.

He leaves one son; Charles (Tracy) Pace of Savannah, GA, two grandchildren; Xavier Pace and Charlea Pace both of Savannah, GA, one sister; Bettie Pittman of Waterbury, one brother; James (Leona) Pittman of Waterbury, sisters in law; Bessie Mae Pittman, Helen Pittman and Ernestine Pittman, several nieces, nephews, including special nephew, Dwayne Pittman, cousins, extended family and friends. He was predeceased by four brothers; Mark Pittman, Willie Pittman Jr., McCoy Pittman and Marvin Pittman.