Grace Theresa Roberts Pickering, 88, of Abington passed away Nov. 22, 2012, after a period of failing health, at Bay Pointe Nursing Home in Brockton. Wife of the late Robert Pickering Sr., she was the beloved mother of Robert Pickering (wife Linda), Gayle Martz (husband Tom), Gary Pickering (wife Susan), late son Mark Pickering (wife Mary), Judy Kerr (late husband Michael), David Pickering (wife Paula), Donald Pickering (wife Debbie) and Jack Pickering; sister of Pauline Roberts of Quincy. Also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, including the late Marcy Pickering Logan and Jason Pickering. Daughter of the late Prim and Grace Theresa Roberts, she was raised and educated in Weymouth, and had lived most recently in Whitman and Abington. She was an avid bingo player and enjoyed family celebrations as well as her beloved pet cat, Tiger. A private service will be held at a later date. Donations in Grace's name may be made to Vista Care Hospice, Southboro, MA 01745.