Rose G. Pickett

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  • "We are with you in our thoughts and prayers. We are sorry..."
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    - Sally Sampson
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Rose Galairde Pickett, 90, of Ellicott City, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Angel's Touch Assisted Living in West Friendship.

Born Aug. 23, 1922, in Youngstown, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late John and Louise Zitto Galairde. She was the wife of the late Sewell R. Pickett, who died on April 3, 1995.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed baking treats, such as her Italian pizzelles, and apple and carrot cakes, and distributing them to her family and friends throughout the community. She also enjoyed crocheting and made more than 300 afghan blankets for family and friends.

Surviving are children Ronald and wife Anne Pickett, of Springfield, Va.; Denise Pickett, of Columbia; and Barbara and husband Gary Unverzagt, of Ellicott City; sisters Mary Fanelli, of Sharon, Pa., Josephine Seifert and Jenny Markovich, both of Youngstown; and granddaughter and husband Laura and Scott Beebe.

She was predeceased by a brother, Carl Galairde.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Miriam Mathews officiating. Entombment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to The Arc of Howard County, Inc., 11735 Homewood Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042 or a .

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Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 9, 2012
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