Mark Howard "Sparky" Rickert, 57 of Adams, MA. died Tuesday March 2, 2021 at his home. He was born in North Adams on August 26, 1963 a son of the late Robert and Eleanor (Vanhorn) Rickert. He attended schools in Williamstown and graduated from Mt. Greylock Regional High School.
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Mark was employed as a chef at several restaurants in the area and worked for several years for the Town of Adams Cemetery Department. He was an avid sports fan and followed the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, NASCAR racing. Mark was an accomplished chef and loved cooking big holiday meals for his family; he enjoyed gardening, detailing cars and an avid crossword player.
Survivors include his three daughters Kirstin Rickert of Wichita, Kansas, Michele Kubicki of Dalton, MA. , Erica Rickert of North Adams, MA. Mark leaves behind eight grandchildren including Abel and Addilynn Knight and a sister Holly Draughn of Ohio and his longtime companion Michele Lavigne of Adams, MA. and her father Leo Lavigne. Mark will be missed by his two cats Dalton and Shelby.
Calling Hours for Mark "Sparky" Rickert will take place Monday March 15, 2021 at the Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA. from 4-6 PM. Burial will take place at a later date in Bellevue Cemetery, Adams, MA. Memorial donations are suggested in his memory the Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.