Wanda S (Stem) Rickett 1948~2021

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Mrs. Wanda S (Stem) Rickett, 72, of Waynesboro, PA, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021, in The Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA.

Wanda S (Stem) Rickett
Wanda S (Stem) Rickett

Born November 29, 1948 in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Stem. She was a lifelong resident of the Waynesboro area.

Wanda graduated from Waynesboro Area Senior High School with the class of 1966.

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She and her husband of over 53 years, James W. Rickett, were married on October 7, 1967.

In her early life, Wanda worked at Landis Tool Company, Waynesboro, for 4 years. She was currently employed as the secretary at the Waynesboro Church of the Brethren. She had been with the church for over 32 years.

Wanda was a member of Waynesboro Country Club since 1970 and enjoyed playing golf with her grandsons, traveling – especially to the beach, and going to the swimming pool.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Jimmy Rickett, Jr. (Ann Gillespie) of Waynesboro and Geoffrey Rickett (Kendra) of Waynesboro; and 3 grandsons, Austin Rickett, Landon Rickett, and Owen Rickett.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 10, 2021, in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro with Pastor John Weber officiating.

Burial will be private.

There will be no public viewing, however the family will receive friends one hour prior to the services, Saturday morning, in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Antietam Humane Society, 8513 Lyons Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.


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