Joan F. Hickey

September 29, 1928 - March 19, 2019

Joan F. Hickey, 90, of Valley City passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Joan was born in Shelby, Ohio on September 29, 1928 to the late Louis and Marie (nee Miller) Gosser. She has resided in Medina County since 1970. Joan and her late husband John together had worked their beef and grain farm in Litchfield for many years. She was a devoted member of St. Martin of Tours, Valley City. Joan was noted for her beautiful talent of embroidery and her love for reading. She is survived by her children- Jude (husband Randy), and Joseph. Grandchildren- Travis, Sarah and Sean. Sisters- Dorothy Heiser and Ruth Hirt; Brothers- Paul, Leo and David Gosser. Preceded in death by her husband- John, 2001; sister- Florine and a brother Carl. Calling hours- Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 3:00-8:00 PM at the Bauer Funeral Home 2089 Columbia Road Valley City, OH. Funeral Mass: 11:00 AM, Friday, March 22, 2019 at St. Martin of Tours Chapel, 1800 Station Road, Valley City. There will be an hour visitation, Friday in St. Martin’s Gathering area Friday, 10:00- 11:00 AM. In Lieu of Flowers- The family suggests memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.


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