SUMTER, S.C. – Maryann H. Van Dorn Rickerd, 39, beloved wife of Michael J. Rickerd, died on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at her residence.
Born in Neptune, N.J., she was the daughter of Peter E. Van Dorn and Maryann E. Franchino Van Dorn.
Mrs. Rickerd was an educator working with children across several states and ages. She had a passion for teaching science, worked with Gifted and Talented, and was also a soccer coach. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and aunt.
Surviving in addition to her husband, Michael, are two children, Deannah M. Rickerd and David M. Rickerd of Sumter, S.C.; three siblings, Peter Van Dorn and his family of Puddletown, United Kingdom, Dori Jones and her husband, Blaine, and their two daughters, Natalie and Maria of East Machias and David Van Dorn and his family of Suffern, N.Y.; and father and mother-in-law, William and Donna Rickerd of Sumter, S.C.
Services will be private. Memorials may be made to the Caring for Carcinoid Cancer, 198 Tremont St., P.O. Box 456, Boston, MA 02116. The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements. You may sign the family’s guest book at www.bullockfuneralhome.com