Floyd J. Wickett, Jr., age 78, of 2914 Ridgway/Johnsonburg Rd., Ridgway, died Wednesday evening, March 6, 2019, at his residence following a short illness. He was born August 17, 1940, in St. Marys, son of the late Floyd J. and Ann (Unick) Wickett, Sr. He married Patricia A. Meyer on December 13, 1960, she survives. He resided in Ridgway for 31 years and was a former St. Marys resident. Floyd had attended St. Marys Area Schools. He was Catholic by faith. He was a member of the Ridgway V.F.W., the American Legion, the NRA, the Moose, the Elks, and the Eagles. He served in the U.S. Army and was a Veteran of the Vietnam War. He had been employed by Eastern Sintered Alloys for 34 years.
He is survived by his wife Patricia A. Wickett of Ridgway, 1 son Scott (Rebecca) Wickett of Ridgway, 1 daughter Kimberly (Martin) Kim of St. Marys, 3 grandchildren: Logan Wickett, Holly Kim, and Alicia Kim, 3 sisters: Mary Ann Wickett of Weedville, Diane (James) Christoff of St. Johns Islands, SC, and Lisa (George) Salter of Emporium, and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother Ruth (Mertz) Wickett, 2 sisters: Carol Parisi and Laurie (George) Long, and a grandson Hunter F. Wickett.
A Memorial Service for Floyd J. Wickett, Jr. will be held at the Thompson Funeral Home on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at 11:00 AM. Officiating will be Deacon Raymond Ehrensberger of the St. Marys Catholic Church in St. Marys. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to The Community Nurses, Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857.
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