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Rita Wickert, 90, Bridgeport Resident

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Rita Johnson Wickert, a Bridgeport resident, died Oct. 7. She was 90.

She was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., to the late Irving and Beatrice Thomas Johnson.

Wickert is predeceased by her husband, Donald E. Wickert; a brother, Irving T. Johnson; sisters, Patricia Gladchuk, and Jewel Locke and daughter, Kim Donnelly and her husband Tim.

She is survived by Thomas Wickert and wife June of Bridgeport; six grandchildren, Heather Jackson, Kristin DeFelice, Mary Shelton, Karen Moran, Eric Donnelly, and Tara Gottlieb; six great-grandchildren; sister Barbara Roche of Fairfield, brother Edward Johnson of Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews.

Wickert's family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to Dr. John Flores and the staff of Constellation Hospice. Private services will be held.

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