Jim Pickering

Jim Pickering, Jr.

of Hop Bottom, PA


Louis “Jim” Pickering, Jr., 86, of Hop Bottom, PA passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, October 10, 2021.  Born February 17, 1935 in Brooklyn, PA, the son of the late Lewis and Beatrice [Razey] Pickering, Sr.


Jim was employed by Walczak Lumber as a sawyer for 55 years.


Some of Jim's pastimes included bowling and fishing. Jim was very mechanical and great at fixing things, even if meant duct tape and a bungee. He loved dirt track racing and was a devoted fan and mechanic for his grandson's racing team. Jim was previously a member of the Hop Bottom Vol. Fire Company.


He will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of 65 years, Rose Pickering of Hop Bottom, PA, his son John J. Pickering (Marie) of Olyphant, PA, daughters Diana G. Pickering of Kingsley, PA, and Tina D. Arnold of Hop Bottom, PA, his grandchildren, Geoff Arnold (Vanessa Kyttle) and Kristen Collarini (Julio) his great-granddaughter, Sophia, and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, his siblings, William, Clare, Harold, Richard, LeRoy, Paul and Jesse predeceased him.


Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite local animal shelter or rescue.

Services:  Private