AUBURN — Rachel L. Chick, 86, a longtime resident of Wales passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 17, at Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice with her loving family by her side.
She was born in Falmouth on Nov. 19, 1926, the daughter of Archie Wing Sr. and Louise Bean Wing. She was educated in Greene and Monmouth schools.
After graduating high school, she became a telephone operator. Then she worked at Albany Felt Co. and Bert's Restaurant. Later, she worked for her son, Elliot Chick, at different businesses in Boothbay Harbor until she retired in 1992.
She was a loving, devoted and hardworking mom and grandmother who will be dearly missed by her family. She was known to her grandchildren as"Nana" and "Rae" to close friends. She love to dance, spend time with her children and host card games with her daughters each Wednesday.
She is survived by her seven children, Sheila McDonald, Stephen and Elaine Chick, Elliot Chick, Deborah and Paul Bouchard, Randy and Tamara Check, Judy and James Longchamps, Jeff and Bethany Chick; son-in-law, Jerry Freeman Sr.; and her former husband, Edward Chick.
She was predeceased by her mother and father; her daughter, Linda Freeman; son, Timothy; son-in-law, Blaine McDonald; and brother, Robert Wing.
Mom, Linda and Timothy, our angels, rest in peace. We love you.
We also want to thank Odd Fellows' and Rebekahs' Home, Central Maine Medical Center and Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice for their care of our mother during this sad journey. God bless you.