Dorothy Newgent Pickett, 85, died Wednesday at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville, N.J.
Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of L. Russell and Gertrude Newgent.
She resided with her family in Indiana for many years before moving to Bridgewater, N.J., in 1972. She was employed as an assistant buyer for L.S. Ayers in Indiana.
A graduate of Butler University, she was a member of Tri Delta sorority and Irvington Presbyterian Church.
She married Doyle C. Pickett, who died in 2003.
Surviving are children Brian Pickett and Marsha Ann Robers, and five grandchildren.
A private burial service is planned Sept. 18 in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis.
Arrangements are being handled by VanArsdale Funeral Home, Somerville, N.J.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brucecvanarsdalefuneralhome.com.