of Ashby; age 2
ASHBY -- Charles Amick, 2, of New Ipswich Rd., died Friday, April 4, 2014, at Boston Childrens Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
His Sister Amber S. Amick passed away in May of last year.
Charlie was born December 24, 2011, the son of Luke A. and Schuyler E. (Collins) Amick. Charlie was born with a rare progressively destructive metabolic storage disorder called I-cell disease.
Besides his parents, Charlie leaves his paternal grandparents, Mike and Joyce Amick of Pennsylvania; his maternal grandparents, Vince and Jocelyn Collins of Ashby. He also leaves behind many loving aunts and uncles, three sets of great-grandparents and a very large extended family. He will be especially missed by his dog "Petey" whom Charlie adored.
Charlie was an extremely happy and upbeat little boy, who brought joy to everyone he met. He loved cars and animals. Despite Charlie's illness he achieved many milestones in his life. His family is comforted knowing that he is now free from pain and would like to deeply thank all of the teachers, therapists, nurses and doctors who helped take such great care of him.
AMICK -- Calling Hours are to be held on Friday April 11, from 4 until 7PM at the TJ Anderson & Son Funeral Home, 250 Main St.( Rt 119 ) Townsend Center.
A Memorial Service will take place at Highland Baptist Church, 19 Cedar St., Fitchburg, at 3PM Saturday April 12th.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to either; The Yash Gandhi Foundation at http://www.ygf4icell.org/ygf/donate.php
to help fund research for I-cell disease. Or The Kami Boyles Foundation, Inc 256 Colleen Lane, Jesup Georgia 31545 to help bring joy to children with life threatening medical issues, they generously donated Petey to Charlie and supported his family during his hospital stay.
The T.J. Anderson & Son Funeral Home, 250 Main Street, Townsend is assisting the family with arrangements. Please see www.andersonfuneral.com
for additional information.