2009-02-05 / Obituaries

Mary Edith Wicks, 65

Mary E. (Lariviere) Wicks, 65, of Middletown, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, in Newport Hospital.

She was the wife of William R. Wicks.

Born in Fall River, Mass. on June 17, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Edward

and Mary (Silvia)


Mrs. Wicks worked for the family's business, Wicks Nurseries, as a plant propagator. She had also worked for Louis Hand Company as a sewing machine operator. Mrs. Wicks enjoyed knitting afghans and camping with her family and friends. She and her husband wintered in North Ft. Myers Florida where she enjoyed riding her threewheeled bicycle.

Besides her husband, she leaves a daughter, Kerry E. Daily and her husband Ronald of Middletown as well as her grandchildren, Bryce W. Daily and Aleya M. Daily both of Middletown. She also leaves a brother, Edward Lariviere and a sister, Madeline Harrington both of Somerset, Mass. She loved her nieces and nephews who loved her in return.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009.

Her niece, Melissa, is a staff member at the Jamestown Press. She will miss her very much.

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