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Lois Rickert, 87

February 24, 2021



Lois (Lindley) Rickert, of Williamstown died on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born in North Adams, on May 3, 1933 a daughter of the late George & Tressa (Estes) Lindley.

Lois graduated from Williamstown High School in 1951 and married Gerald “Gerry” Rickert on June 21, 1952, he died on February 3, 2018. Lois was employed at Rudnick Cleaners as a bookkeeper for four years. She then assisted her husband in the operations of the family business, Rickert Electric in Williamstown since its establishment in 1961. Lois was a lifetime member of White Oaks Congregational Church, in Williamstown. Lois held many positions including Sunday School Teacher, president of Mary and Martha Society, and treasurer for 25 years. She was head of Flower Committee and a Deaconess.

Lois took care of her mother until she passed away in 1999. Lois loved to work in her flower garden and did a lot of crafting throughout the years especially making things for the Church Bazaar each year in the fall.

Survivors include three children, David and his wife Lori of North Adams, Wendy Rosher and her husband Michael of Clifton Park, NY and Tim and his wife Tammy of Williamstown. She also leaves her grandchildren, Daniel Rickert, Tracy Kelly, Julie Wheeler, Brian Rosher, Kyle Rosher, Tyler Rickert, Jill Rickert, 12 great grandchildren, brother, John Lindley of Pittsfield.


FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Lois Rickert are private.Burial will take place in the family plot in Eastlawn Cemetery in the Spring. Donations may be made to the White Oak Church through the Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home- CENTRAL Chapel 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit

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David, Tim and the Rickert family, We are saddened to learn of Lois's passing. We have lived near the Rickerts for many years and it was a joy knowing them both. Our sincere condolences.

Tom and Judy Bleezarde
from: on: 03-04-2021

So sorry for your loss.
from: Mary Ellen Morrisseyon: 03-03-2021

I am sorry for your loss.
from: Joe cainon: 03-02-2021

Condolences to all of the Rickert Family from all of the DeMayos.
from: Carin DeMayo-Wallon: 03-02-2021

To the Rickert Family, I'm very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Please accept my condolences.
from: Deborah Gamarion: 03-01-2021

To the Rickert family, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. My prayers & thoughts are with you.
from: Val Girardon: 02-27-2021

Our condolences to the Rickert family. I worked for Gerry and Lois for 6 years . I can never remember Lois without a smile and a kind word. They were both amazing people to work for and to know personally. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
from: Allen & Debbie Kushneton: 02-27-2021

Julie so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of her and Jerry .
from: Shari Dumason: 02-27-2021

So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing...she'll be helping Gerry give putting lessons at the great golf course in the sky. We're thinking of you all...
from: Skeets and Barb Richardson: 02-27-2021

To the entire Rickert family, Karen and I wish to extend our sincere condolences for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.
from: Craig Pedercinion: 02-26-2021

So very sorry to hear of the passing of Lois. She and Gerry were wonderful people. Mike's family lived across the street from them for decades. Their entire family are warm and generous people. We are glad to know all of them. Gloria, Mike's mother, and Lois were close friends forever. Our hearts go out to Dave, Tim and Wendy and all their families members.
from: Michael and Joan Cardon: 02-26-2021

Tim...on behalf of the mccann school committee I want to express our sincere condolences during this difficult time. May you be comforted by the wonderful memories that will remain in your heart forever.
from: Gary Riverson: 02-26-2021

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