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William Pitt Jr., 95, Former Westport Builder

WESTPORT, Conn. – William S. Pitt Jr. of Shelton, Conn., and formerly of Westport, died Sept. 28 at Cambridge Manor Health Care in Fairfield. He was 95.

Pitt was born Aug. 28, 1917, in Bridgeport to William S. and Agnes Craw Pitt. Before moving to Shelton 14 years ago, Pitt lived in Westport for 50 years. He worked as a builder in Westport and owned and operated Saugatuck Builders Inc.

He was a former member of the Home Builders Association of Fairfield County, YMCA Men of Westport and Westport Rotary. Pitt was an avid bird watcher and golfer with a hole-in-one to his credit. He loved traveling, especially to destinations near or on the water. During World War II, he served as a second lieutenant with the 3036th Army Air Corps.

Pitt is survived by a son, William S. (Jayne) Pitt III, of Huntington, Conn. and a grandson, William S. Pitt IV.

Services and interment are private. A memorial gathering will be held at a date to be announced. Harding Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of the Northeast, 45 Ash St., East Hartford, CT 06108.

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