Iris Contaras Dikeman, a Norwalk resident, died of natural causes on November 19, 2022, at Milford Hospital. She was born on September 29th, 1935, in Norwalk and was the daughter of the late John S. and Minnie Wagner Contaras of Stamford. Mrs. Dikeman was a 1953 graduate of Stamford High School. She worked as a secretary for almost 40 years. She worked for Bunker-Ramo Corp., General Host Corporation and Child & Sholze, Inc. for many years. Shew retired in 1992. She was a member of Peace Through Strength and was the secretary/treasurer of the News Watcher’s Network Inc., Danbury, CT. Mrs. Dikeman is survived by her brother Milton J. Contaras (Gloria) of Milford, CT, her nieces, Mary Jane Robichaud of Norway, ME, and Beth Fernandes (Derek) of Milford, CT, nephew Daniel Contaras (Danette) of Milford, CT, and many friends. In addition to her husband Alan R. Dikeman, she is predeceased by her brother John S. Contaras, and nephew Russell Contaras. According to her wishes there will be no calling hours. Interment will be private. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Lung Association of Conn, 45 Ash St., E. Hartford, 06108-3272, or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5022, Wallingford, CT 06492-7522, or to the charity of one’s choice.