The Stanley & Jean Pitt Distinguished Alumni Entrance Scholarship

Established in October 2006 from the estate of Jean Pitt, B.A. 1932, and Stanley Pitt, Sc. 1930, and awarded on the basis of financial need to students in any year in the School of Medicine in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Stanley Pitt

Born on a farm at Brinston Corners, Dundas County, Ontario. He was educated at Dixons Corners, Ontario Public School and Iroquois High School and Queen’s University.

Stanley was married for 65 years to Jean McLaughlin, Arts ’52. Stanley worked 42 years for Ontario Hydro at Niagara Falls and at the time of his retirement he was River Control Superintendent. Following retirement he traveled extensively to most countries of the world and spent his winters in Florida. He was a member of Kiwanis, the Ontario Hydro Pensioners Association and was Past President of both the local and Provincial Associations and the United Church.

His hobbies were taking pictures on his trips, bridge playing and reading.

Stanley moved from his home to Lundy’s Retirement Manor in 1995, living there until his death at 90 years of age.

Jean Elizabeth (McLaughlin) Pitt

Born on a farm at Dundela, Dundas County, Ontario, the original home of the McIntosh Apple. She was educated at Dundela Public School, Morrisburg High School and Queen’s University.

Jean was a member of the Niagara Falls University Women’s Club and was a Past President. She was also Past President of Niagara Falls Local Council of Women and was a member of the United Church.

Her hobbies were playing bridge, travel, reading, gardening and handicrafts. Winters were spent in Florida. Jean lived until 93 years of age.