Elaine Winecoff Lantz Pickering

Apr 30 1944
Mar 15 2024
79 Years
Downingtown, Pennsylvania

Elaine Winecoff Lantz Pickering, 79, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday March 15, 2024 after a brave struggle with Lymphoma.

Elaine graduated from Octorara Area High School in 1963, and was working in the Chester
County Commisioners Office when she met and married the love of her life, Norman Pickering.

She was full of life and enjoyed bicycling, skiing, traveling around the country in their camper
bus; and of course golfing.

She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Norman Pickering; two sons, Charles Lantz
(Tiffany), Doug Lantz; step-daughter, Terri Cummings (Kevin); one sister, Patricia McFadden
(Tom); seven grandchildren: Brent, Ashley, Nathan, Alexander, Emily, Olivia and Caroline; six
great grandchildren: Ada, Knox, Saylor, Juniper, Liam and baby arriving in April.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Mildred WInecoff; brother Robert
WInecoff; and her sons’ father, Charles Lantz.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday March 20, 2024 at Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main Street Parkesburg, with a visitation beginning at 1:30PM followed by a service beginning at 2:30PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Chester County Hospital’s
Abramson Cancer Center in Elaine’s name.

A livestream will be provided for those unable to attend the service. To view the livestream please click HERE.

Online condolences can be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com

Service Date: 
Mar 20 2024 - 2:30pm
Service Location: 
Wilde Funeral Home


Dear Doug,

I am so sorry for the loss of your mom.  I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. 

Lots of Love,




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Doug & Bucky , fellows, im sorry for your loss, there isn’t anything to say except that i know your pain and it stinks , my father has been  gone for a while and i still have fleeting moments where i pick up my phone to tell Dad about a fishI cought or a buck i got,  i hope your pain of moms loss is short for you both 

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To Elain's family

Sorry for your loss. I was in class of 63 with her.  Since i live in North Carolina now I won't be able to make services but will remember all of you in prayer.

She will always be in your hearts!

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