Kerry A. Pitman, 70, of Atlantic Highlands passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018 surrounded by his family at CareOne at King James, Altantic Highlands. He was born in Long Branch, resided in Monmouth County, and settled in Atlantic Highlands in 2018. Kerry loved to play bingo, poker, and collect baseball cards. He was a dedicated Cowboys fan and was the president of the self-advocacy group. Kerry was caring, loving, affectionate, and kind. He was truly a gentle soul.
Kerry was predeceased by his father, John J. Pitman in 2001; mother, Dorothie Pitman in 1988; sister, Gail A. Rue in 1994; brother, Robert J. Pitman in 2007; and nephew, John E. Rue, III in 2005. He is survived by his twin brother, Kenny Pitman and his wife, Kathie of Forked River; brother-in-law, John Rue of Atlantic Highlands; his niece and angel, Diane Rue of Atlantic Highlands; four nieces and nephews; thirteen great nieces and nephews; six great great nieces and nephews; and a special thank you to the love and care given from the staff at CareOne at King James in Atlantic Highlands.
A visitation will be held on Monday, July 2, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township with his funeral service to follow at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow in CloverLeaf Memorial Park, Woodbridge. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kerry’s name to Ascend Hospice, 1600 St. George Avenue, Suite 312, Rahway 07065. For information, directions, or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.