Mary Ellen Pitman, age 71 of Powder Springs, GA died Friday, March 1, 2013 of complications of diabetes. Mary Ellen was born in Queens, NY on January 25, 1942 to Fredrick and Mary Alice Pitman. She spent her childhood in central Florida. Mary Ellen retired after 22 years service in the accounting department at The Home Depot. She is survived by her cousin, Earl Pitman of Ocala, FL and her best friend, Mary Conley of Powder Springs. Mary Ellen requested that no formal service be held and in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to the American Diabetes Association, 225 Peachtree St., NE Suite 550 Atlanta, GA 30303. Arrangements by Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta (770) 424-4924.