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Kill Saint Lawrence, Waterford City, Waterford / Ballyhaise, Cavan / East Wall, Dublin

Maurice Sabour Pickett/ Maurice Pickett

Kill St Lawrence


8th March 2023


Formerly of Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan and East Wall, Dublin. 



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


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 12th) 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


Date Published:

Friday 10th March 2023

Date of Death:

Wednesday 8th March 2023

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