The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

July 10, 2013

Joyce A. Rickard


Star Beacon

FAIRVIEW PARK — Joyce Ann Rickard, age 81, a resident of Fairview Park, Ohio, was born Sept. 26, 1931, and passed away June 26, 2013.

Daughter of Walter and Kathryn (King) Calkins; wife of 62 years to Ernest C. Rickard; mother of Ronald, Timothy (Pam) and Susan (Gary) Calhoun; and grandmother of five and great-grandmother of three. In addition to Ernie, her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Joyce is survived by her sister, Kay Babich of Fairport Harbor. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews, and sister-in-law, Louise Rickard of Conneaut, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Eileen Wreith of Rockford, Ill.

A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, July 20th, at the Dover Congregational United Church of Christ, 2239 Dover Center Road, Westlake, Ohio 44145.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (for research), P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011; donations may also be made on-line at www.alz.org / or by phone (800) 272-3900.

Arrangements by JENKINS FUNERAL CHAPEL 440-871-0711. Obituary and condolences at starbeacon.com.