Medway – Evelyn (Duquette) Hicks, 76, formerly of N. Grosvenordale, Woodstock, and Putnam, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 in Medway Country Manor Nursing Home, Medway, MA. Born in Webster, MA, she was the daughter of the late Arsene and Lovina (Laflamme) Duquette.
Evelyn was a homemaker who enjoyed dancing, shopping, walking, and going to Foxwoods. Having very strong faith, she loved going to Mass at St. Joseph Church and Saint Mary Church of the Visitation. Grandma enjoyed caring for her family, especially her grandchildren. She particularly enjoyed travel, especially when it involved visiting her children and grandchildren.
Evelyn is survived by her sons, Gary Hicks and his wife Cathy of Loveland, CO, Donald Hicks of Centennial, CO, and Stephen Hicks and his wife Sabrina of Hooksett, NH; her daughter, Susan Marrano and her husband Jim of Charlestown, MA; her sisters, Lorraine LaBonte of Fabyan, CT, and Alice Danis of North Grosvenordale, CT; and her five grandchildren, Holly Hicks Dirks of Cheyenne, WY, James Marrano, Jr. of Charlestown, MA, Sam Hicks of Boulder, CO, Daniel Marrano of Brighton, MA and Erica Marrano of Waltham, MA.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Evelyn’s family at 10:00am on Thursday July 3, 2014 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., North Grosvenordale CT followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in St. Joseph Church, 20 Main St., North Grosvenordale. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.