Barbara Nickerson, 86, had family in New Milford
Mrs. Nickerson was born Feb. 18, 1921, in Portland, Maine, the daughter of the late Thomas and Emma Wilcox. She was a Bridgeport resident most of her life.
She is survived by six sons, Donald Nickerson, Roger Nickerson and Cedric Nickerson and his wife Myrtle, all of Bridgeport, Gary Nickerson and his companion Linda O'Donnell, Joseph Nickerson and his wife Patricia, Chester Nickerson and his wife Shirley, all of New Milford, and Edward Andrews and his wife Lisa of Monroe; two daughters, Joyce Brotlet and her husband John of Bridgeport and Dolores Macklunis of Portland, Maine; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. The Parente-Lauro Funeral Home in Bridgeport is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, P.O. Box 96173, Wallingford, CT 06492.