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Daily Item Obituaries

October 12, 2012

Lois E. Pick, 96, Laurelton

LAURELTON — Lois Edna Pick, 96, of 115 Weikert Road, entered into rest at 10:06 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at her residence.

She was born on April 11, 1916, in Glen Iron, a daughter of the late Ray Foster and Sarah Edna (Kleckner) Shirk. On April 14, 1934, she married Harry Irvin Pick, who passed away on July 26, 1970.  

Lois was a 1933 graduate of the Hartley Township High School.

She was a life-time member of Lincoln Chapel United Methodist Church, where she held numerous positions over many years of membership.

She retired from the Laurelton State Hospital in 1977. During her adult life, she took numerous continuing education courses related to her profession. Earlier in life she worked at the Laurelton Shirt Factory and as a cook in the Laurelton Elementary School.

Following her retirement, she took up quilting as a hobby. She became well known and joined the Central Pennsylvania Village Crafts in State College, and sold many quilts through that organization.  

Mrs. Pick was also a member of the Laurelton Woman’s Club as well as several other social groups. During World War II, she and her mother were local plane spotters.

Surviving is one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth L. and Pamela J. Pick, of Shillington; two grandchildren, Alexis S. (Pick) Butler, of Cupertino, Calif., and Andrew C. Pick, of Philadelphia; and two great-grandchildren, Gavin K. Butler and Julie K. Butler, of Cupertino.

She is preceded in death by one brother, Bruce Shirk; and one sister, Betty Jean (Shirk) Koller.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Lincoln Chapel United Methodist Church, Laurelton, with the Rev. Mark Messner officiating.

Interment will be in the Lincoln Chapel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Lois`s memory may be sent to Lincoln Chapel United Methodist Church, Parsonage Fund,  P.O. Box 156, Laurelton, PA 17835.

To share in Lois’s remembrance, visit www.adamofh.com

 

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