Joan Ritch Hick, of Chester, CT formally of Duxbury, MA passed away on November 20th after a long battle with cancer. She leaves behind her husband of 57 years, Donald W. Hick, and 3 children, Kristen Cunningham (Gregg) children Emily, Glenn & Scott. David Hick (Elizabeth) children Devin, Dylan & Davis and Douglas Hick (Melissa) children Colby and Katelyn, and 2 brothers Roger (Janet) Ritch of Duxbury and Charles (Pamela) Ritch of East Sandwich. Joan was a Graduate of Bates College and earned a Masters Degree in Elementary Education from CCSU teaching elementary school for 5 years. She loved helping people buy or sell their homes, and enjoyed a successful career in real estate for 33 years. Joan served as president of the Duxbury Newcomers Club, President of the Plymouth and South Shore Association of Realtors and was active in her church and loved her Duxbury community, her 1818 antique home, her many friends and colleagues, and living near the ocean. A Memorial Service will be held to celebrate her life on Saturday November 30th at 2pm at the Pilgrim Church, Washington St. Duxbury, MA 02332
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Published by Hartford Courant on Nov. 24, 2019.