Beatrice E. Picard - North Smithfield

Beatrice E. Picard - North Smithfield

Beatrice E. (Trudeau) Picard, 94, of North Smithfield, formerly of Woonsocket, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in St. Antoine Residence.

Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Florence (Bernier) Trudeau.

Beatrice was a 1936 graduate of Woonsocket High School. She was a secretary from Citizens Memorial Elementary School until her retirement in 1981.

Beatrice was a communicant of Precious Blood Church. She enjoyed making cherry confetti cake, fudge and surprise squares.

She leaves her son, Ronald Picard and his wife Simone of Bellingham; her daughter, Carol S. Crook and her husband George of Athens, Maine; her sister, Sylvia Bacon of Cumberland; seven grandchildren, Doreen Picard, who predeceased her, Cynthia Crook-Pick, Michael Picard, Christopher Crook, Cheryl Branchaud, Ronald Picard and Christine Sawicki; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter, Vivienne Ella Crook, whom she was very proud of.

Her funeral will be held Saturday, January 18, 2014, at 10 A.M. from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 A.M. in the chapel at the St. Antoine Residence, 10 Rhodes Ave. Burial will follow in Precious Blood Cemetery, Rathbun St., Woonsocket. Calling hours are Friday from 4-8 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to St. Antoine Residence, 10 Rhodes Ave., North Smithfield, RI 02896.