Richmond Independent (California)

   The Rosary will be recited tonight for Mrs. Mary Ann Pickett, 90, a survivor of the 1912 sinking of the steamship Titanic.
   Mrs. Pickett, when in her early 30's, was placed in Lifeboat No. 13 before the giant ship sank in the mid-Atlantic Ocean after striking an iceberg. The ship was on her maiden voyage. About 1,500 persons drowned.
   Born in Gaspe, Quebec, Canada, Mrs. Pickett came to this area 40 years ago, and was living at No. 1 Thomas Court, Rodeo.
   She died in a Pinole hospital yesterday morning. Her husband died in 1960.
   She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, San Pablo.
   The recitation of the Rosary will begin at 7 P.M. tonight in the Wilson and Kratzer San Pablo Chapel.
   Leaving from the chapel at 9 A.M. tomorrow, the services will include a Requiem Mass at 9:30 A.M. in St. Paul's Catholic Church.
   Concluding services will be held at St. Joseph's Mausoleum, San Pablo.
   Survivors include a son, Earnest Pickett of Concord, two sisters, Miss Agnes Perreault of Gaspe, Quebec, Canada, and Mrs. Celina Quarterly of Bellflower, Calif., a granddaughter, Julanna Morris of El Sobrante, a great-grandson, Todd Morris of El Sobrante.
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