Margaret Pickett Obituary

Margaret M. Pickett
Margaret M. Pickett

December 23, 1925 - May 6, 2019
Born in New London, CT
Resided in Quaker Hill, Connecticut


Margaret M. Pickett, 93, of Quaker Hill, CT died Monday, May 6, 2019 at the L+M Hospital in New London Ct. She was born December 23, 1925 in New London, the youngest daughter, to David and Maryanne (Cook) Moran. Margaret married Edward F. Pickett at St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church on October 21, 1950. He predeceased he in January 2009.

Margaret attended St. Mary's School and Williams Memorial Institute in New London. Upon graduating from high school Margaret attended the Roosevelt School of Nursing in New York City where she later worked as a Registered Nurse. On returning to Connecticut she worked as a registered nurse at the L&M Hospital, Hillside Home and as a rehabilitation nurse for Liberty Mutual Insurance.

Margaret and her husband spent several winters in FL, took numerous trips to Ireland and cruised around the world.

Margaret was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church and their Ladies Guild, the Catholic Nurses Association, the Belleek Society and several other organizations.

She is survived by a son, Edward F. (Ned) Pickett, Jr (Kathy), daughter Mary M. Pickett, son Daniel A. Pickett (Lauren), grandchildren Candice Arcari (Keith), Edward M. Pickett (Nisha), Lindsey M. Pickett, and Julie A. Pickett, and great grandchildren Olivia Arcari, Edward N. Pickett, Brooke Arcari, Shivani Pickett, Katilyn Arcari and Kyle Arcari.

Calling hours will be at the Neilan’s Funeral Home at 12 Ocean Ave. in New London on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Quaker Hill on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 11 a.m. Following the mass a private burial. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation at 187 Williams Street in New London, CT 06320

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Calling Hours
Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home
48 Grand Street
Niantic, CT US 06357
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
63 Old Norwich Road
Quaker Hill, CT US 06375
Thursday, May 9, 2019
11:00 AM

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