Gertrude R. Chick
October 4, 1937 –
July 22, 2022
Gloucester – Gertrude R. (Komi) Chick, 84, of Gloucester, wife of the late Frank Chick, died at her home on Friday morning 22 July 2022.
She was born on December 4, 1937 in Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire to the late Toivo and Sylvia (Hill) Komi.
Gertrude was a graduate of Rockport High School, class of 1955.
She worked for Sylvania, Sea Lion Inn, Action Inc. and later became a caretaker. She was very active in her church, Gloucester United Methodist Church.
She loved dining at Cupboard and had a special bond with the owners. She enjoyed playing Pokeo with friends from Sheedy Park, driving around Cape Ann with friends and church members, and also watching game shows.
Gertrude is survived by her son Timothy Mitchell and his wife Gleyds; two granddaughters, Ana Miranda and Amanda DeOliveira; Sister Linda Spiewak; Brother Waino “Ted” Komi; Nieces, nephews and many special friends at Sheedy Park.
She was predeceased by her special cousin, Fran Leach-Pierce.
Her memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at Gloucester United Methodist Church, 436 Washington Street, Gloucester. Relatives and friends are cordially invited.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made on her behalf to the Joslin Diabetes Center, Inc., 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215 or to the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers, Breast Oncology Program, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.
Arrangements by Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester, MA.
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Published on July 28, 2022