THOMAS R. PICHER
AUGUSTA – Thomas Richard Picher, 47, of Augusta, died at home on Friday, September 7, 2018, following a short battle with cancer. Thom was born May 15, 1971, in Augusta, the son of Pastor Robert and Gail Picher, of Vassalboro.
Graduating from Erskine Academy, of South China, class of 1989, Thom worked as a machine line operator at Cives Steel Company, in Augusta, for the last 20 years as a member of Local #807, Iron Workers Union.
Halloween being a favorite time of year for Thom and Rebecca Gilbert, 47, the couple was married October 31, 2013, at the Kennebec River, in Augusta.
Every fall, Thom spent November hunting with his dad, family and friends. In his spare hours, Thom enjoyed tinkering with small engines, working in his yard at home and craft beers.
Especially grateful for his three step-daughters, their husbands and seven grandchildren, Thom spent several weekends every month spoiling them.
Thom is survived by his wife of five years, Rebecca Picher; his parents, Bob and Gail Picher, of Vassalboro; step-daughters Reagan Davenport (Evan Davenport), Katie Gilbert Wiley, (Steven Wiley), Vanessa Gilbert, (Joe Charles); grandchildren, Steven, Greg, Owen, Connor, Janet, Amelia and Annabelle.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, September 23, at 2:30 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 69 Winthrop Street, Augusta. The service will be officiated by Rev. Carie Johnsen. Condolences may be expressed at www.funeralalternatives.net.
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