Posted March 18, 2009, at 7:38 p.m.

MADAWASKA – Alfreda G. Picard, 82, died unexpectedly March 13, 2009, at her residence. She was born May 28, 1926, in Madawaska, the daughter of Abel and Regina (Fournier) Picard. Alfreda loved to play the organ and piano for the church. She is survived by two brothers, Normand of Madawaska and Patrick of Columbia, Conn.; several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at St. Thomas Catholic Church with the Rev. James Albert. Burial will be held in the spring at St. Thomas Cemetery.