Viola Pictou

Viola Mildred Pictou

Wednesday, August 19th, 1925 - Friday, January 24th, 2020
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PICTOU, Viola Mildred – age 94 of Yarmouth passed away peacefully on January 24,2020 at Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Yarmouth Co, she was a daughter to the late George and Cecilia (Spates) Lambert. Viola was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother who loved her family dearly. She was a homemaker her entire life and took great pride in raising her children. She absolutely loved to go for rides with her family and would go 7 days a week if she could. One of her wonderful joys of her life was to rake wild blueberries with her family. She is survived by her sons, Bernard (Beverley) Pictou, Yarmouth; Peter Pictou, Beaver River; Thomas (Amanda Myra) Pictou, Chebogue; Clifford Jr. “Jim” (Donna) Pictou, Gardeners Mill; Albert (Tina Goodwin) Pictou, Yarmouth; Donald Curry, Halifax; Charles Curry, Arcadia; daughter, Mildrey “Mickey” Curry; brother, George Lambert “Peanut”; sister, Brenda Smith; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her loving husband, Clifford Pictou; sisters, Avis Lambert, Eleanor Robicheau, Florence Moulaison, Sharon Stevens; brother, Donald Lambert; and a grandson, Trevor Pictou. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. As per Viola’s wishes a private graveside service will take place in Gavelton Cemetery in the spring. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association. A very special thank you to all the nurses, doctors and staff on 4th floor North at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital that took wonderful care of our mom. Online condolences may be made to or you may sign the guestbook online at
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Edward & Corinna Muise

Posted at 04:22pm
Tom and family. We are so sorry for your loss.
Edward & Corinna Muise

Loretta Hurlburt

Posted at 12:31pm
My sincerest condolences to son Tom Pictou and all the family of Viola Mildred Pictou. I pray God will strengthen and be a comfort to you at this very difficult time. Cherish the loving memories you made with her. God bless.

Sheila (Nixon) Surette

Posted at 09:47pm
To Peter Pictou and all family members Our condolences.
Ron and Sheila Surette, Yarmouth, N. S.

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