Joan F. Hickey, 90, of Valley City, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Joan was born in Shelby, Ohio on September 29, 1928, to the late Louis and Marie (nee Miller) Gosser. She had 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 and brothers, Paul, Leo and David Gosser.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John in 2001; sister, Florine and brother, Carl.
Friends and family may call Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road Valley City.
Services will be Friday, March 22, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. Martin of Tours Chapel, 1800 Station Road, Valley City. There will be an hour visitation, Friday, March 22, 2019 in St. Martin's Gathering area from 10 to 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.