ROCHESTER - Helen T. Pickard, 84, of 14 Adrien Circle died Thursday November 22, 2012 at her home after a long illness.
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Born July 24, 1928 in Canterbury, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Jennie (Sargent) Pickard.
Helen lived in Rochester for the past 15 years after moving from Concord. She was employed as an inspector for Sprague Electric for 12 years and Cleary Cleaners for 10 years though she spent most of her life as a homemaker. She enjoyed reading, watching soap operas, latch hooking, collecting Indian dolls and trinkets and going to country western concerts. She was a huge Red Sox fan and never missed a game.
Loved and adored by family and friends, she will forever be missed.
Members of her family include her daughter, Barbara A. Fortin and her husband John of Lebanon Maine, her sons; Joseph Cabana and his wife Sharon of Buxton, Maine; and Ronald Cabana of Springvale, Maine, her brothers; Kenny Pickard of Warren, Stanley Pickard of N.C. and Edward Pickard of Concord, her sisters; Dorothy and Evelyn Green of Loudon, Virginia Philbrick of Canterbury, Bernice Grant of Epsom and Jeannie Skafidas of Concord; 17 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. She is predeceased by four brothers; Arthur Pickard, Harold Pickard, Charles Pickard and Freddy Pickard.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rochester VNA and Hospice, 178 Farmington Rd., Rochester N.H. 03867.
A memorial service will be held Saturday December 1, 2012 at 12 p.m. with a calling hour to be held one hour prior in the chapel of the R.M. Edgerly & Son Funeral Home, 86 South Main St., Rochester N.H. 03867. To sign an online guest book please visit us at www.edgerlyfh.com.
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R. M. Edgerly & Son, Inc. Funeral Services
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Rochester, NH 03867
Published in Fosters from Nov. 27 to Nov. 30, 2012