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Robert S. Pickett
Robert S. Pickett, age 94, of Wells Street, passed away December 12, 2011 at the Varney Crossing Nursing Care Center in North Berwick, Maine with his daughter by his side.
He was born March 23, 1917 in North Weare, NH, the son of Charles E. and Florence (Goodwin) Pickett. He attended North Berwick High School and spent his entire life in North Berwick, growing up on the farm on Maple Street. He married Edith Chadbourne October 12, 1935 and they were married 65 years. He then served his country in the United States Coast Guard during World War II. Bob worked as a weaver at the North Berwick Woolen Mill, a carpenter, then a Cushman Bakery salesman, and retired as an agent for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.
Bob was a member of the First Congregational Church of North Berwick, where he sang in the choir until the age of 92.
He was a member of the Yorkshire Lodge #179 AF & AM of North Berwick, ME, Scottish Rite Valley of Portland, York County Shrine Club, Pioneer Club, KORA Shrine Temple A.A.O.N.M.S.of Lewiston. Bob was a member of the American Legion Quint-Cheney Post #87, where he was the oldest living member. He also belonged to the William Hill Engine Company in North Berwick.
Bob was an active member of the North Berwick Republican Committee and an 80 year member of the Bauneg Beg Grange in North Berwick. He served on the School Board and as a Selectman of North Berwick.
Bob and his wife Edith loved spending summers at their cottage at Wells Beach. He made fond memories on his annual fishing and hunting trips with his family and friends in the Allagash Region of Maine, where he had gone since he was 16 years old, pulling the deer out of the woods with horse and wagon. Bob was a member of the North Berwick Historical Society who had a vast knowledge of history and considered a local historian of the Town. He and his wife Edith lived in the Thomas Hobbs Hostelry, a historical landmark built by his ancestors.
He was pre-deceased by his wife Edith (Chadbourne) Pickett in 2001 and a son-in-law, Anthony Waszkielewicz, Jr. brothers Max and Maurice and sisters Katherine and Dorothy. Surviving are two sons, Spencer Pickett and his wife Gloria of Wells, ME and Vero Beach, FL, Blaine Pickett and his wife, Carole of Nashville, TN; A daughter, Andrea Lovell and her husband Walter �Joe� of Somersworth, NH; 7 grandchildren Danielle Kio and husband Bill; Kimberly Blanchard and husband Scott, Robert Picket and wife Melissa, Christina Wilson and husband Gregg John, Lisa Waszkielewicz, Matthew and Andrew Pickett; 7 great-grandchildren, Ian, Isabella, Spencer, Sophia, Max, Zachariah and Joseph, cousins and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, December 16, 2011 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm with a Legion service at 7pm and Masonic Service at 7:30 at the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market Street, North Berwick, ME. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 17 at 1PM at the First Congregational Church, High Street, North Berwick. Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery in North Berwick with Military Honors.
Donations may be made to the 1st Congregational Church, P.O. Box 565, No. Berwick, ME 03906 or Shriners Children�s Hospital, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114. Arrangements are in the care of the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market Street, North Berwick. Online condolences may be made at www.JohnsonFuneralHomeME.com.