Jean Elizabeth Hicks, aged 92 years, of New Paltz, NY, passed away on January 10, 2021, at Vassar Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Jean, Mom, Grammie, G.G. (Great Grandma), Mrs. Hicks, Mrs. B, was born in Canandaigua, NY, to Gerald B. Earley and Dorothy M. Earley.
G.G. was a graduate of Scio Central School and obtained bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Geneseo University in Elementary Education Administration. G.G. retired from Spackenkill Union Free School District, in Poughkeepsie, NY.
G.G. led an active life that directly inspired her grandchildren to expand their boundaries in life. Family trips to the Rocky Mountains, Canada and the Great Plains, camping under the night sky – G.G. was not one to be idle and watch the world go by. Her fierce independence and desire for knowledge will be deeply missed.
G.G. is survived by her son Brian Hicks, his wife Deborah Hicks, cousin Allison Newman, grandchildren Kyle Hicks, Aaron Hicks, Brandon Hicks, Ashley Duffy, and great-grandchildren Alexis Howard, Mackenzie Duffy, Ronan Hicks, and Fiona Hicks.