Thomas W. Wickett

Thomas W. Wickett, 67, of 26037 Lake City Rd., died Saturday evening, May 26, 2012, at his residence. He was born Sept. 20, 1944 in St. Marys, son of the late Raymond and Leona (Kenard) Wickett.He married Virginia Lee Vantassel on June 4, 1971. She preceded him in death on Nov. 11, 1991. Mr. Wickett had resided in Lake City for the last 19 years and was a former Ridgway resident. He was Catholic by faith. He had served in the Pennsylvania National Guard for several years. He had been employed by Penn Pallet for five years.He is survived by two daughters, Angela L. Beiber and her husband Justin of Muncy, and Amanda R. Wickett of Hayes, Va.; two sons, Josh M. Wickett and his wife Karen of Ridgway, and Jeremiah J. Wickett and his wife Michelle of Lake City; eight grandchildren, Sarah, C.J., Jake, Rachel, Elizabeth, Kylie, Nathan and Alissa; two brothers, Robert Wickett of Lancaster, Calif., and Carl Wickett of Holland, N.Y.; two sisters, Loraine Wickett of Niagara Falls, N.Y., and Beverly Card of Delevan, N.Y.; and numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond Jr., Melvin, and James Wickett; and two sisters, Dorothy Fedorko and Patricia Tucker.Funeral and committal services for Thomas W. Wickett will be held at the Thompson Funeral Home on Wednesday at 4 p.m. Officiating will be Fr. Brian E. Vossler, pastor of St. Leo Catholic Church. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Kane.Friends will be received at the Thompson Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 p.m. until the time of service at 4 p.m.Memorials may be made to the Ridgway Public Library, 329 Center St., Ridgway, PA 15853.