Jean G. Bickford
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of Pepperell, MA; 84
PEPPERELL -- Jean G. Bickford age 84, of Pepperell, MA. passed away, at her home, on Friday, December 14, 2012, with family, after a brief battle with Leukemia.
She was the beloved wife of 45 years to the late Lloyd M. Bickford Jr.
Jean was born in Boston March 19, 1928, the daughter of the late Clarence and Gertrude (Smith) Crooker. Jean graduated Class of 1946 from Arlington High School and worked at NEBS and retired from NMRHS District, where she was the Guidance Department Secretary.
She was a parishioner and choir member of the Community Church in Pepperell. She devoted her spare time knitting and sewing items for care packages that were sent to the U.S. Troops and needy children.
Jean is survived by two daughters, Joy Michaud and her husband, Ed, of Temple, N.H.; Lori Smith and her husband, Charly of Pepperell, MA; and was the mother to the late Gary L. Bickford Sr. of Pepperell, MA. two grandchildren, Gary L. Bickford Jr., Townsend, MA. Justin M. Bickford, and his wife Reya, formerly of Pepperell, MA, one sister, Dorothy (Crooker) Byers, NH, one brother, William Crooker, and wife Cindy, CA. one sister-in-law, Doris E. (Bickford) Miller, FL many cousins, nieces, nephews, one cat, Bear and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations, in her memory, to the Music Dept at The Community Church, P.O. Box 320, Pepperell, MA 01463.
BICKFORD -- of Pepperell. Jean G. Bickford age 84, of Pepperell, MA. passed away, at her home, Friday, December 14, 2012, with family, after a brief battle with Leukemia. A Funeral Service will be held 11 A.M. on Friday Dec 21, 2012 at the Community Church of Pepperell Townsend St. In lieu of flowers, please send donations, in her memory, to the Music Dept at The Community Church, P.O. Box 320, Pepperell, MA 01463. Arrangements by the Hamilton-McGaffigan Funeral Home, Pepperell, MA. Please see www.mcgaffiganfuneral.com.
Published in Nashoba Publishing on Dec. 21, 2012