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Lois Edna Pick

April 11, 1916 — October 11, 2012

Lois Edna Pick, 96, of 115 Weikert Road, Laurelton entered into rest at 10:06 PM on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at her residence.

She was born on April 11, 1916 in Glen Iron, the 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, Pa 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 a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth L. and Pamela J. Pick of Shillington, Pa; two grandchildren, Alexis S. (Pick) Butler of Cupertino, Ca and Andrew C. Pick of Philadelphia, Pa; and two great grandchildren, Gavin K. Butler and Julie K. Butler of Cupertino,CA.

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

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut Street, Mifflinburg. The funeral will be held at 11 on Monday from 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.


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