“Gerry” Pickin, 75, of 1804 Bloom Road Danville PA died Tuesday, November 20
2007 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA. She was born May 11 1932 in
Mifflinburg PA the daughter of the late Lester and Mary Jarrett Walters.
She was employed
as a dressmaker in dress factories in Riverside PA, Elysburg PA and
Catawissa PA. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Danville where
she served faithfully in the nursery and was also a member of the Friendship
Class and Circle of Friends. Mrs. Pickin enjoyed growing flowers. She was
a person who always put others needs before her own, especially her
grandchildren and church family. Mrs. Pickin enjoyed exercising at the
Danville Area Community Center which involved both swimming and being a
member of The Silver Sneakers.
She is survived by
her husband of 55 years Charles J. Pickin Sr. whom she married February 9
1952. She is also survived by her sons; Charles J. Pickin of Plantation
Florida; John W. Pickin of Danville PA and Ed Becton of Plantation Florida.
Also surviving are
her daughters; Tish A. Glasgow and her husband Jim of North Augusta South
Carolina; Mary J. Pickin of Danville PA and Kathleen M. Scott and her
husband Charles V. of Conneautville PA. She is also survived by six
grandchildren; Matthew and Jessica Pickin; Tressa, Keri, Alayna and Jordan
Scott. Also surviving are two brothers; Robert W. Walters of Riverside PA
and Harry A. Walters of Danville PA.
A celebration of
Gerry’s life will be held Friday November 23 2007 at 11:00 AM at First
Baptist Church 20 Brookside Drive Danville PA with the Reverend Dr. Harry H.
Wonderland officiating assisted by the Reverend David J. Mouw. Burial will
follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville PA. Friends will be received 9:45
until 10:45 AM at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to either
The Memorial Fund of First Baptist Church or the American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas TX 75231-4596. Arrangements are under the
direction of the Visneski Funeral Home,
Inc. 10 W Mahoning Street Danville PA.