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Beautiful “Morning Beautiful, The weather is starting to change fall is coming. So Im seeing you in everything this time of year. Sunflowers everywhere, ...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Patricia Lundgren - friend

“Morning Beautiful. Well todays a year. Not a single day goes by, I have thought of you every day. I have a Candle lit for you today. I miss you...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Patricia Lundgren - Staten Island, NY

“Joy and I are sorry to hear of your loss. A parent should never bury a child. ”
3 of 22 | Posted by: Neale Aslett - Los Angeles, CA

“Hey Beautiful, Walking around today in a place called The Grotto, surrounded by beautiful crops of Sunflowers and groves covered in For-get-me nots...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Patricia Lundgren

“Graham, Donna, and Lauren,It is with sincere sympathy I offer my condolences for you family's loss. Naomi was a shining light that will forever glow...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Donna Aldridge - Swampscott, MA

“Dear Graham, My heart is heavy for your loss and praying for you and your family during this difficult time.Wishing you peace to bring comfort..&...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Writoja Mitra - Ossining, NY

“Dear Graham, I am so sorry to learn that Naomi lost her fight. I love the notice you and your family shared with the rest of us. I know you will miss...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Jennifer Speer - Round Rock, TX

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Andria Luscher - Staten Island, NY

“My sincere condolences to the family. May God's loyal love comfort you during this difficult time...Psalms 119:76 ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Jackie M - Neighbor

“I had an honor to meet Naomi, at her sister Lauren's wedding. Her smile filled the room and sparkled in my lens. My heart is heavy.My thoughts and...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Danielle Conklin - Kingston, NY

“May your family and friends find hope through heartache, joy through sadness, strength through incredible weakness, to love even when it's hard, to...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: A. Esser - Friend

“My soulmate, soul sister, best friend Naomi. You have changed my life for the better, and I will forever be grateful. Thank you for being you. I will...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Sarah Colosimo - Wilmington, MA

“It was a blessing for us to cross paths. You're the number one reason I am who I am today, I'll never forget your big smile, love for others & strong...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Shakeal Robinson - Boston, MA

“About 4 years ago our niece, Sarah, asked if she could bring her best friend, Naomi, to our house for Thanksgiving and of course we said yes, and...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Deborah Shruhan - Wrentham, MA

“Graham Donna and my dearest Lauren and Donnie....I've searched for the right words but there are none. Don and I are the lucky one's to have known...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Debbie Chambers - Kingston, NY

“Dearest Graham, Donna and LaurenOur most sincere condolences to you. Naomi will - without doubt, bring smiles to the faces of angels ❤ ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: Angie Cartwright - Family Friend

“Graham I am so sorry for your loss. I heard about it on Friday from Tom Mccardle. I am working with him now again at MPI in Poughkeepsie. If there...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Graham Foster - Poughkeepsie, NY

“Our dearest Naomi. You were part of our family the second we met you. Your bubbly personality won us over. Thank you esoecislly for being a best...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Cathy and Ed Colosimo - MA

“Naomi it was a blessing knowing and working with you. We started our journey together...I'm so sorry yours ended too soon. I'll miss you. ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Arlene Smith (Dunn) - Roslindale, MA

“Naomi I love you and will miss your loving smile your humor and those signature nails everyone talked about. John 14 gives us a promise with Jesus,...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Yvonne Johnson - Boston, MA

“Rest well Naomi, you were a burning, fiery light of good in the word. You deserve the peace you have now. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Pierce Jones - San Antonio, TX

“Naomi is always a beautiful flower and it was always a pleasure to visit her garden. ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: David Rego - Boston, MA

Naomi Chick lived!

While blessed with only twenty-five years she assured her family and friends she lived a full life. She accomplished much, loved unconditionally…and made the world a better place. 

In the comfort and presence of her parents surrounded by love Naomi Susan Chick died peacefully on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln. Her family will continue to talk to her in their minds, remember and love her with their hearts and in their souls know she now enjoys everlasting peace.

Born on November 7, 1992 in Iserlohn, Germany she was the second daughter of Graham Edward and Donna (Aslett) Chick. As a young child she immigrated to the United States settling in the Hudson Valley, New York area. She graduated with the class of 2010 of Rhinebeck High School. Always goal oriented and determined she attended Simmons College in Boston where she completed her Bachelor's degree in English minoring in Social Justice and Women and Gender Studies in only three years.

She made a difference!

Mother Teresa is quoted as saying, 'Not all of us can do great things but we can all do small things with great love!' Naomi did both and her professional career began with AIDS Action in Boston and later with ABCD in Boston. As interim work she served as an exam proctor for Pearson Publications and most recently Naomi was working as housing coordinator for HomeStart in Boston. She was a tireless advocate for the underprivileged, marginalized people in societies who needed a voice and she fought hard for equality.

She had wisdom beyond her years.

Diagnosed with osteosarcoma three years ago she fought as hard to eradicate her body of the dreaded disease as she did for the rights of the people with whom she worked and encountered in the various agencies. In December of 2017 after the disease recurred and more treatment ensued she talked with her parents about acceptance and shared her decision to suspend further medical treatment and embrace the time that remained with them and her many friends. It was a gift she gave herself and those who love her and Naomi did it with such strength…and grace…and wisdom. She assured them again…that in her twenty-five years she lived a good, productive and full life. Love wins!

She enjoyed all that life had to offer her.

When she arrived in Boston she was a NY Mets fan but quickly became an adopted daughter of the city she loved so very much and as a result embraced and supported all the New England sports teams. She played rugby and soccer during high school and later at Simmons in a league that competed in a consortium of Boston schools. She participated in one of the most difficult 'Tough Mudder's' in Maine with her dad as partner. She rode horseback on the beaches of the Dominican Republic, experienced the excitement of paragliding as well as parachuting, and even rode Codzilla in Boston Harbor with her Mum.

She exuded love and in return received the same.

Naomi leaves her parents, Graham and Donna; her sister, Lauren Ann Chambers and her husband, Donnie; many aunts and uncles including Janet Pledger and her husband, Richard; her grandfather Donald Charles Aslett; cousins, co-workers and a host of friends and her mark on them is forever etched in their hearts. Awaiting her arrival in heaven was her much loved grandmother, Margaret Jean Ann Aslett.

Honor. Remember. Celebrate.

Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Naomi's life on Saturday, June 16th 2018 in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20) Waltham where her Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 p.m. The Rev. Sharon Dunbar-Link will officiate. Colorful attire is encouraged.

Her family strongly requests that flowers please be omitted. Honor her memory with a contribution to Care Dimensions Hospice House, 125 Winter Street, Lincoln, MA 01773.