Marjorie C. Wicks

Age 102, of Galena, MD, died December 8, 2012 in Sunrise Senior Living in Wilmington, DE.

Mrs. Wicks was born on June 15, 1910 in Hempstead, NY, daughter of the late Frederick and Ida Calcagnino Wieners, Jr. Marjorie worked for the New York Water Service in Merrick Long Island until her marriage in 1935, when she and her husband began farming in Melville, Long Island. They moved to Galena in 1954, where they owned a vegetable and grain farm. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Chestertown, the Chesterville Homemakers, serving as treasurer for 40 years, Kent County Farm Bureau, Chesterville Farm Bureau Planning Group and assisted with the Galena Lions Club fuctions.

Mrs. Wicks was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years Paul W. Wicks in 1979 and a brother, Robert F. Wieners. She is survived by her children, Richard F. Wicks (Carol) of Fredericktown, MD, and Carol A. Maffett (Sidney) of Wilmington, DE; 5 grandchildren, DeeAnn M. Wicks, Dean T. Lowman, Ronda Bolinger, Karen Wicks-Biggs and Marcia Mabry; 6 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 12, at 12 noon in Trinity Lutheran Church, 101 Greenwood Ave. Chestertown, MD, where friends may call after 11 am. Burial in Galena Cemetery, Galena, MD.

Memorials may be offered to Trinity Lutheran Church or a .

Arrangements by Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, Galena, MD.


Published in The News Journal from Dec. 11 to Dec. 12, 2012