Vivian Licari, 86

Vivian J. Licari, 86, Wabash, died at 8:45 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Bickford Cottage in Wabash. She was born Dec. 12, 1926 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Joseph and Josephine (Naso) Alaimo.

Vivian married Anthony Licari in New York on April 21, 1951; he died March 3, 2008.  She retired from Contemp Processing in New York. Vivian was a longtime resident of Middle Village, N.Y. and Fort Myers, Fla. She has been a resident of Wabash since 2008. 

She is survived by two sons, William (Trisha) Licari, Wabash, and Robert Licari, Middle Village, N.Y.; six grandchildren, Julie Licari and Natalie Licari, both of Fort Wayne, Abby (Josh) Atkins and Emily Booth, both of Wabash, Brian DeLuca and Mark DeLuca, both of Queens, N.Y., two great-grandchildren, Isabella Rose Coleman, Fort Wayne, and Carter Reese Atkins, Wabash.  She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, and daughter-in-law, Linda Licari.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with David Phillips officiating.  Friends may call 1-3 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Margaret's Catholic Church, Middle Village, N.Y., later next week, with calling at Hess-Miller Funeral Home.  Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, N.Y.

Preferred memorial is Bickford Cottage, Wabash.

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Posted on 2013 Nov 21