Friday, March 10, 2023

The death has occurred of Maurice Sabour Pickett/Maurice Pickett of Kill St Lawrence, Waterford, March 8, 2023. Maurice was a former resident of Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan and East Wall, Dublin.

Maurice Sabour Pickett passed away peacefully in Waterford University Hospital in the presence of his loving family.

Maurice is predeceased by his brother Gerard who recently passed.

He is lovingly remembered by his wife Ala, his children Sarah, Ali and Florence and their spouses, Kent and Puneet, his grandchildren Layli, Nura, Zayn and Rian, by his sister Margaret, brothers Oliver, John and Grahame, sisters-in-law Charlotte, Stasia and Geraldine, and brother-in-law, Derek.

A member of the Bahá’í Faith for over 45 years, he devoted his life to the promotion of the oneness of mankind.

A Bahá’í funeral service will be held at Newtown School, Waterford (X91XR20) at 11am on Sunday (March 12) followed by burial at Kilbarry Cemetery, Waterford.

Family flowers only, please.

All are welcome.

“O my God, Thy Trust hath been returned unto Thee. It behooveth Thy grace and Thy bounty that have compassed Thy dominions on earth and in heaven, to vouchsafe unto Thy newly welcomed one Thy gifts and Thy bestowals, and the fruits of the tree of Thy grace.” – Bahá’í Writings

The family would like to extend particular thanks to the staff at University Hospital Waterford for their care and compassion before and after his passing, particularly the nurses and doctors in the ICU.

Book of Condolence: A message of sympathy can be left in the condolence section below. Maurice’s family appreciates your sympathy, support and understanding at this difficult time. Sympathy cards can be posted to Robert Thompson Funeral Directors, Barrack Street, Waterford or you can leave a message for the family by visiting our web link at

Contact Newsdesk: 051 874951

More Family Notices

More by this Journalist

Similar Articles