Marion A. (Amsden) Picard

July 11, 1925 ~ May 1, 2020 (age 94)


Marion A. Picard, 94, of Patnode Avenue, Hope, RI and formerly of Spring Hill, FL, where she resided for twenty years, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2020 at Riverview Nursing Home, Coventry, RI. Born on July 11, 1925 she was the wife of the late Gerard C “Gary” Picard. They were married for fifty-six years. She was the daughter of the late Chester and Gertrude (Whalley) Amsden.

Marion was a nurses aid at the RI Medical Center, Cranston, RI, for twenty years until retiring in 1962.

Marion is survived by three daughters; Cheryl J. Greene, Barbara J. Fontes and Paulette T. Rawlinson, eight grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. She was predeceased by two grandchildren; Barbara-Ann Fontes and Kevin Fontes, three brothers; William Amsden and Fayette Amsden and Lawrence Amsden and three sisters; Helen Farbanks, Mildred Wragg, and Muriel Fessler.

Her services will be private.

A memorial service for Marion will be announced at a later date.

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