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Theodore W. “Ted” Pickering

  • Birth 12 Nov 1922 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Death 25 Apr 2012 Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Burial Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Memorial ID 89201497

THEODORE W. "TED," PICKERING 89, of Warwick, died peacefully Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Kent County Hospital with his family by his side. He is survived by his wife and children.

Born in Providence, the son of the late Beatrice Pickering, he lived in Warwick for 60 years. He was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II and served in the Philippines. Ted worked as an industrial photographer for BIF Industries in Providence and West Warwick until he retired in 1985. For over 40 years he was a professional wedding photographer and owner of Ted Pickering Studios. To the thousands of brides who he photographed, he was simply known as "Teddy Bear."

He leaves three sons, Thomas, Allan and Kenneth; two daughters-in-law, Jane and Lynn; and three grandchildren to whom he was devoted, Lauren, Taylor and Ryan.

His funeral will be held on Monday, April 30, at 8 a.m. from the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in St. Benedict Church, 135 Beach Avenue, Warwick.

Burial with military honors will be in the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Benedict Church in his memory would be greatly appreciated.

Published in The Providence Journal on April 27, 2012 .


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  • Added: 27 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89201497
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Theodore W. “Ted” Pickering (12 Nov 1922–25 Apr 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89201497, citing Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by SCVet (contributor 47208046) .