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Nicole P. Picard

December 16, 1981 ~ December 16, 2019 (age 38)


Nicole P. Picard (born December 16, 1981) passed  away  unexpectedly  December 16, 2019, on her  38 th  birthday, after a long and hard-fought battle with addiction. Nicole spent most of her life  in Braintree and was a graduate of Braintree High School, class of 2000. During her high school graduation ceremony she was proudly awarded with a certificate of perfect attendance for never missing a single day of school throughout her entire high school career.  Nicole  went on to earn her BSN in Nursing as a member of the 2004 graduating class of the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Upon graduation, she worked  as an RN at  Mass achusetts  General Hospital.

Most recently, she worked as a waitress at Sam’s Restaurant in Quincy and Jimmy’s Broad Street Diner in Weymouth . The last 15 years of her life were spent tirelessly caring for her disabled father. She lived her life for the happiness of others, always willing to extend a helping hand to any and all who needed it, often even to a fault. She had an unwavering smile and an adorable freckle-face that will be sorely missed by all who knew her.  Nicole was the devoted  mother of her 4-year old beloved daughter, Madeline Picard.  She is also survived by her mother, Catherine Picard of Braintree; her father, John Picard, of Quincy; her stepfather, Scott Howard, of Braintree; her sister Kristen Gumz and her husband Nelio Gumz, of Weymouth; her brother Eric Howard and his wife Shannon Howard, of Rockland; and sister Christina Devlin, of Quincy. Aunt of  Annabelle Nicolar,  Talina   Gumz , and Emily, Andrew and James Howard.   Niece of Robert Peoples and his wife Jessica of Pennsylvania; Mary Picard and her husband Peter Reilly, of New Hampshire; and Linda Picard, of Quincy. Granddaughter of the late Joanne Warmington Peoples, of Quincy; and the late Robert and Mary Picard, of Quincy.  Also survived by many cousins and friends.  Funeral services will be private. Donations may be made in her memory to the


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