Marie F. Sikking Obituary – The Daily Journal

Marie F. Sikking, 85, of Vineland, NJ, entered eternal peace on June 24, 2022. Marie was born on June 6, 1937 in Vineland to the late Lawrence and Sophia (Granato) Marandino. Marie was built alongside her husband and ran the Sikking Wholesale Flower Farm for over 50 years. She has been an active member of her church all her life. Serve on numerous committees and as Eucharist and Hospitality Ministers. Marie was an avid baker and won $25,000 in a national baking contest for her Hawaiian pineapple pie. Marie was passed away at the age of 61 by her loving, devoted husband Neil. She is deceased along with her husband and parents by their son Robert. Marie is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Sandra and Robert Lamcken, and Diana and Joe Kurtz; and her daughter Karan Melini and her fiancé Mike Mohr; four grandchildren, Stephanie and Joe Tucciarone, Gino and Candace Pagano, Courtney Bullock and Jimmy and Kelly Melini; eight great-grandchildren and nine step-grandchildren, brothers and sisters-in-law Jack and Theresa Marandino, Joe and Joan Marandino, and Larry and Kim Marandino; and her sister Delores Byer, as well as many close nieces, nephews, and cousins. Her unwavering faith in God sustained her in everything she did. She found peace in the Lord and being in the Church always brought out her infectious smile. On Thursday, June 30, 2022, there will be a church visitation from 9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 12:00 p.m. in the parish of Our Lady of the Most Holy Sacrament. St. Michael’s Church, 504 S. West Ave., Minotola. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Victories Cemetery in Landisville. ORDERS are under the authority of the Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360. Memorial donations may be made to: the Alzheimer’s Association (225 N. Michigan Ave., FL 17 Chicago IL 60601); Autism Speaks (216 N. Haddon Ave., #403 Westmont, NJ 08107); and/or Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish, Church of St. Michael, 104 Catawba Avenue, Newfield, NJ 08344. To send online condolences, please visit our website at

Posted June 27, 2022

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