A. Pickup, 77, passed away November 19, 2020 at home with her loving
family by her side. Born in Albany to the late Alfred and Grace
Newkirk she lived in Selkirk most of her life.
Barbara attended RCS High School. She was a floral designer for most
of her life and had a talent and a passion for gardening. Barbara
also enjoyed bowling, spending time with family, and always had a
gentle heart and kind word for everyone.
Barbara is survived by her devoted and loving husband Don Pickup;
children Steven (Kim Quigley) Pickup, Donald (Tina Bush) Pickup, and
Karen Pickup; siblings Louise (Skip) Goes, Johnny (Sandy Myers)
Newkirk, Edward (Marjorie Smith) Newkirk, Donald (Nancy Smith)
Newkirk; one grandchild, four great-grandchildren and many nieces
and nephews. Barbara is predeceased by her brother Theodore Newkirk.
A graveside service will be held 12:00 PM on Monday November 23rd,
at Elmwood Cemetery Route 9W Selkirk. Masks are required and social
distancing will be observed. In lieu of flowers contributions may be
made to the Bethlehem Volunteer Ambulance, PO Box 246, Selkirk,