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Margaret Barbara Pickwoad

March 30, 1939 - May 1, 2014
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Margaret Barbara Pickwoad, 75, of Manchester, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, NJ. Barbara was born on March 30, 1939 in Paterson, NJ, and was the daughter of the late Erwin and Margaret Wirth. She was a former resident of Midland Park, NJ, and a longtime resident of Lakewood, NJ, before moving to Manchester 2 ½ years ago. After serving as a billing manager with ITT Marlow Pump in Midland Park, she later served Easter Seals in Belmar, NJ as a Special Needs Aid before retiring after over 10 years of service. Barbara was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. ...
Margaret Barbara Pickwoad, 75, of Manchester, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, NJ. Barbara was born on March 30, 1939 in Paterson, NJ, and was the daughter of the late Erwin and Margaret Wirth. She was a former resident of Midland Park, NJ, and a longtime resident of Lakewood, NJ, before moving to Manchester 2 ½ years ago. After serving as a billing manager with ITT Marlow Pump in Midland Park, she later served Easter Seals in Belmar, NJ as a Special Needs Aid before retiring after over 10 years of service. Barbara was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She enjoyed bowling, walking, especially at the NJ Shore's beaches and boardwalk. Barbara was a bird watching enthusiast and enjoyed crossword puzzles. Barbara enjoyed skiing and was a member of the Bergen County Ski Club which is where she met her husband. Predeceased by her parents and her brother Erwin Patrick Wirth, she is survived by her beloved husband of 45 years, Ray Pickwoad; 3 children, Rae Ann Ruck and her husband Tom, Margaret "Meg" LeBedz, and Maureen Palheta and her husband Israel; a sister Hermina Youngblood and her husband Larry; a sister-in-law, Gladys Wirth; 8 grandchildren, Tommy, Bella and Katie Ruck, Robbie and Emily LeBedz, and Matthew, Daniel and Baby Kyle Palheta; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the D'Elia Funeral Home, 1300 Vermont Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701. Her funeral mass will be celebrated 12:00 p.m. Tuesday in the St. Mary of the Lake Church, 43 Madison Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. For further information or to post a tribute online, please visit www.deliafuneralhome.com

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