Phyllis H. (Levecque) Picard
Loving mother, grandmother, and sister; 80
AYER -- Phyllis H. (Levecque) Picard, 80, of Sugar Hill, NH, formerly of Pine Ridge Drive, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Cottage Hospital, Woodsville, New Hampshire.
Her husband of 54 years, Lionel Picard, died in March 2006.
Mrs. Picard was born in Biddeford, Maine, December 3, 1932. She was the eldest of eight children born to Philip and Catherine (Marshall) Levecque, and resided in Ayer for 30 years before moving to Old Orchard Beach, Maine in 1998, and then to Sugar Hill, NH seven years ago.
For several years, she worked as the purchasing director for the Fort Devens Commissary, retiring in 1980.
She loved to make quilts and christmas items and enjoyed baking but Her true passion in life was spending time with her family that she was so proud of. She had many nick names from Phil, Mum, Mom, Nana and little Nina and loved everyone of them.
Mrs. Picard is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Lionel J. and Sandra Picard of Townsend; a daughter and son-in-law, Judith A. and Eric Lodge of Sugar Hill, NH; four brothers, Philip J Levecque of Old Orchard Beach, John Levecque of Las Vegas, Thomas and David Levecque, both of Dayton, Maine; a sister, Judy Murdock of Old Orchard Beach; six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her son, Stephen J. Picard of Ayer in 1980, and her sisters, Catherine Mallet of Virginia, and Harriet Caouette of Old Orchard Beach.
PICARD -- A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M., on Monday, July 22nd at St. Anthony's Church, 14 Phoenix St., Shirley. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ayer. There are no public calling hours. In Lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be sent to The Jimmy Fund, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115 or to Boys Town, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010. The T.J. Anderson & Son Funeral Home, 25 Fitchburg Rd. (Rte. 2A), Ayer is assisting the family with arrangements. Please see www.andersonfuneral.com
for additional information.