Anna Pickard, 72, of Ostrander

Anna Marie Pickard, 72, of Ostrander, died on Thursday, April 18, 2019, while at her brother’s home surrounded by family.

She was born on Oct. 9, 1946, to Lester A. and Pauline A. (Winans) Schild in Chatfield.

She grew up in rural Chatfield and graduated from Chosen Valley High School in 1964.

In January of 1965 she entered the United States Marine Corps for two years and was honorably discharged in January 1967.

She married Edward A. Grzechowiak on March 8, 1966, and was later divorced.

She later married Charlie M. Pickard.

She loved traveling, gardening, bird watching, cooking, crafting, spending time with family and friends and attending church functions. She was also a member of the Chatfield American Legion.

She is survived by two sons, Edward A. Grzechowiak (Heather) of West Seneca, N.Y., and Robert A. Grzechowiak of Lancaster, N.Y.; three grandsons, Steven, Gavin and Hunter; one sister, Alice Mottley (Dennis) of Petersburg, Va.; two brothers, Russell (Cindy) Schild and Michael (Susan) Schild, both of Chatfield; many nephews and nieces and great-nephews and great-nieces.

She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers, two nephews and a niece.

A celebration of her life will be at Bear Creek Christian Church in Rochester at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, with the Rev. Jeff Urban officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 26, at Riley Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. and one hour prior to services at church. A family committal service will take place on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. at Chatfield Cemetery with military honors by Chatfield American Legion Post 197.

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