RIP: The Rev. Louis W. Pitt Jr.

The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice.

March 28, 2022

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Louis Wetherbee Pitt Jr. in Bedford, Massachusetts, on March 24, 2022.

Louis was rector of St. Mark’s Church in Foxboro from 1949 until 1954, rector of All Saints Parish in Brookline from 1954 until 1972, and canon pastor of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston from 1980 until 1983.

Louis’s service extended to the wider church as well. He was dean of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Lusaka, Zambia, from 1972 until 1977, and sub-dean at the Cathedral of St. Mary and All Saints, Harare, Zimbabwe, from 1984 until 1987. He also served for many years on diocesan commissions devoted to global mission.

The funeral will be Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at the Parish of the Epiphany in Winchester. Visiting clergy are invited to vest (white stoles) and gather in the chapel before the service for designated seating; visiting clergy will not process.

May the soul of God’s faithful servant departed rest in peace and may light perpetual shine upon him.

Faithfully yours,

The Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates
The Rt. Rev. Gayle E. Harris

Condolences may be sent to the Pitt Family at

Memorial donations may be made to:
Episcopal Relief & Development
P.O Box 7058
Merrifield VA 22116-7058