In Loving Memory of Howard J. Chick

January 23, 1934
Ridgefield, NJ
September 21, 2019
Greenwich, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824

Visitation

Sunday, 2-5 p.m.

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield,
CT 06824

September 29, 2019

Service

Our Lady of the Assumption Church

Mass of Christian Burial

545 Stratfield Road,
Fairfield,
CT 06825

Monday, September 30, 2019 11:00 a.m.

Cemetery

Family Gathering

Charity

North Shore Animal League

25 Davis Avenue,
Port Washington,
NY 11050 (www.animalleague.org)



Howard J. Chick

Howard J. Chick, age 85, of Greenwich, beloved husband of Leanora Galletta Chick, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Born in Ridgefield, NJ, the son of the late Louis and Patricia Chick, he had been a Greenwich resident for the last 55 years. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from New York University and a MBA from the University of Connecticut-Stamford. He served in the U.S. Army as a medic and was stationed in Germany. Mr. Chick worked as an executive in the construction field traveling all over the world. He was an active member of the Greenwich Democratic Town Committee and served on the Greenwich Zoning Board of Appeals for many years. Howard loved animals of all kinds and was a dedicated supporter of no-kill shelters. He loved to watch old classic movies. Survivors in addition to his loving wife Leanora include two beloved children, Cindy Chick Hoffkins and her husband Kevin of Fairfield and John Chick of Alton, IL; a cherished granddaughter, Kathleen Hoffkins of Fairfield and two nieces, Stephanie Milani and Jennifer Miller. He was predeceased by his sister, Patricia Smith. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, September 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road, Fairfield. Interment will be private in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Greenwich. Friends may call Sunday from 2-5 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. In lieu of flowers friends may consider a donation in Mr. Chick’s memory to the North Shore Animal League, 25 Davis Ave., Port Washington, NY 11050 (www.animalleague.org). For information or to offer an online condolence please visit www.spearFuneralHome.com

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9 Guestbook Entries for Howard J. Chick

  1. I am writing to Lee, our wonderful, talented, much loved friend. All of her very good close friends from the Special Ed Group at Springdale School want to offer our loving support to Lee and to her family.
    With great affection, Ginny Lucey

  2. Dear Lee,
    Dennis and I were so sorry to hear of Howard’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. We all miss you at Ginny’s get togethers and think of you often. Take comfort in all the happy memories you have of Howard and your life together.
    Love
    Sharon and Dennis

  3. I am so very sorry to hear about Howard- he was a kind and loving man and I know how much he loved Lee and all his family. Please know our prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this difficult time.
    Love,
    Kathy Belmont

  4. Lee and Chick family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Howard. A very kind and thoughtful man to all of Lee’s Special Education friends. I enjoyed the many interesting and endearing stories that Lee relayed to us about Howard and your family.
    Sincerely, Jeannie O’Neil

  5. Dear Lee,
    I was so sorry to learn of Howard’s passing. My thoughts are with you and your family
    as you mourn his loss and celebrate the life you had together.
    Marilyn Lyhte

  6. Dear Lee,
    I was so sorry to hear about Howard’s passing. My thoughts are with you and your family as you mourn his passing and celebrate his life.
    Marilyn Lyhte

  7. Dear Lee,
    I was so sorry to hear about Howard’s passing. My thoughts are with you and your family as you mourn his passing and celebrate his life.
    Marilyn Lyhte

  8. Lee and Chick family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Howard. A very kind and thoughtful man to all of Lee’s Special Education friends. I enjoyed the many interesting and endearing stories that Lee relayed to us about Howard and your family.
    Sincerely, Jeannie O’Neill

  9. Dear Lee,
    We are so very sorry to just hear of Howards passing. We loved him so much…as we love you, too! We will always remember all of his wonderful stories and cherish the memories of the times we had together, especially our Sunday brunches at the Long Ridge Tavern with the kids. Lee, please know we are here for you and would love to see you. Sending you big hugs and all our love, along with our deepest condolences to you and your beautiful family. With sympathy and love, Robin, Michael, Anthony and Nicholas Portanova