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Sheila J Pickard

July 31, 1954 — October 13, 2022



Templeton-Sheila Pickard, 68, died Thursday, October 13, 2022 at the Highlands in Fitchburg after a long illness. 

She leaves her husband and soulmate of 50 years, Harry Drury; one daughter Tanya Pickard of Templeton; two stepsons, Brian R. Drury and Scott Drury, six grandchildren Jordan Harper and Shaelyn Augusto, Kahl Drury, Olivia Drury Wahlen, Jamie Michelle and Shawn Marshall; five brothers, Albert Pickard of Iowa, Tim Picard of Indiana, Cliff Ladeau of Barre; Charlie Ladeau of Indiana and Kenneth Ladeau of Indiana; two sister, Sharlene HIcks of Gardner and Crinda Fontaine of Hubbardston; many nieces and nephews. 

She was born in Peterborough, NH on July 31, 1954 a daughter of the late Arthur Edward and Joan Agnes (Charlonne) Pickard. She worked as a CNA for several different nursing homes, the last was Wachusett Manor in Gardner. 

She enjoyed country music and loved to travel with Harry around the US, Mexico and Canada. She also loved to spend time with her family, friends and loved ones.  

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Templeton, MA

There are no calling hours. 

If you wish please make a memorial contribution in her name to the American Heart Association at

To leave an online condolence please visit,

The Mack Funeral Home, 105 Central Street, Gardner, MA 01440 has been entrusted with Sheila’s funeral arrangements. 

Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor and Douglas M. Stone, funeral directors

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