1940 – 2014
Thompson – George H. Pickett, Sr., 73, of Quaddick Town Farm Rd., died Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Hubbard Hospital. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Ray F. and Marion (Goodell) Pickett.
Mr. Pickett enjoyed auto racing at Waterford Speedbowl, Thompson, Stafford, and Seekonk Raceways.. He was last employed as a welder for both Rawsons and LaFramboise Well Drilling.
George is survived by a son George H. Pickett, Jr., two daughters Nancy J. Pedersen and her husband Richard and Laurie A. Pickett – Boire all of Thompson; a brother James Mason of FL and a sister Margaret Freeman of CO; four grandchildren Elizabeth, Alisha, Christopher, and Harmony, a great grandchild Talon-John, and several nieces and nephews. George is predeceased by a sister Barbara Higginbotham.
Funeral services are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman-Valade Funeral Home of Putnam and North Grosvenordale. In lieu of flowers memorial donation may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.