Shirley M. Pickett, 78, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Waterview Villa. She was the wife of Donald G. Pickett. Born in East Providence, she was a daughter of the late Peter W. and Alice M. (Breting) Pfeiffer. Shirley was a hairdresser at Antone’s House of Beauty and Edward’s Salon before she retired. She was a lifetime member of the former Tristan Burgess School P.T.A. and was also a den mother. She was a member of Hope Congregational Church and the choir. Besides her husband she leaves three sons, Donald G. Pickett, Jr., Todd W. Pickett and Scott R. Pickett, and one grandson, Duncan Pickett. She was the sister of the late Peter Pfeiffer, Jr. Her funeral will be held on Friday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service at 10:00 AM in Hope Congregational Church, 120 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence. Burial will be in Rumford Cemetery. Calling hours Thursday 5-8. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Hope Congregational Church would be appreciated.