Sunya M. Pitman

SOUTH CHATHAM, N.H. — Sunya (Sunny) M. Pitman, 68, of South Chatham, N.H., passed away peacefully after a long illness Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011 at home surrounded by her family.

Sunny was a lifelong resident of South Chatham. She was born Dec. 31, 1942, the daughter of Woodrow L. and Abbie W. Munroe. She attended local Conway elementary schools, and graduated from Kennett High School. Sunny married William Pitman right after graduation, and was a homemaker for many years before working for several years at the Irving Service Station in Fryeburg. Sunny was the ultimate in customer service; a greeter, an ambassador and cheerful cashier making many friends while employed at the Irving Service Station.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, William M. Pitman of South Chatham, N.H.; two sons, Matt W. Pitman of South Chatham, N.H. and Mark M. Pitman of North Chatham, N.H.; a grandson; two sisters, Mona Ames of Plainfield, Conn. and Wanda Irish of South Chatham, N.H.; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 7 at Greenhill Cemetery in South Chatham, N.H.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Universalist Community Chapel, 558 Fish Street, Fryeburg, ME 04037 or Fryeburg Rescue, P.O. 177, Fryeburg, ME 04037.

Arrangements are made with Wood Funeral Home, Fryeburg. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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