Philip Ernest Pittman

February 25, 1956 - May 29, 2024
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Philip Ernest Pittman

Philip Ernest Pittman, 68, of Elverta, passed away on May 29, 2024 from cancer.

Philip was born on February 25, 1956 to Ivan Pittman and Irene Mocettini in Carmichael, California. He was the youngest of two boys, with his older brother Curtis. After Philip graduated from Foothill High School in 1974, he went on to study at California State University, Sacramento. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Social Science and a Master of Science in Computer Science, he started his first job as a Senior Member of Technical Staff III at TRW, Military Electronics & Aviation Division, at McClellan Air Force Base. He then worked as a Software Development Manager for Sacramento County Municipal Courts and later finished his career at the State of California, EDD, as a Senior Programmer Analyst.

In 1984, Philip met his wife Maria Ho at California State University, Sacramento. Philip and Maria went on to have their daughter, Cara.

In 2017, Philip retired from the State and dedicated himself to home improvement projects around the house, all while cherishing moments with his beloved cat Sir James and dog Lilly. He remained an active participant in theater productions, gracing stages at the Winters Theatre Company, Woodland Opera house, Sutter Street Theatre, Chautauqua Playhouse House, and various other venues across the greater Sacramento area. Philip also prioritized spending quality time with his wife, family, and friends.

Philip is survived by his wife Maria and daughter Cara.

Services will be held at St. Clare Parish on June 13th, 2024 at 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Loaves and Fishes, Meals on Wheels, Mary House, or a charity of your choice in Philip’s name by clicking on the links below.

Thank you for your love for Philip. His memory will live in our hearts forever.


Thursday, June 13, 2024
10:30 AM

St. Clare Catholic Church
1950 Junction Blvd 
Roseville, CA 95747