Erin B. Vick, 22, nursing student, volunteer with outreach programs
Erin Bridget Vick, 22, of Ridgefield, beloved daughter of Michael J. and Colleen (Sullivan) Vick, died on Friday, December 7, 2012 in New Jersey as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident on I-95.
Erin was born in Winfield, Ill., September 7, 1990, and resided in Glen Ellyn, Ill. In 1996, at the age of 6, she relocated to Ridgefield with her parents and siblings.
Erin attended Ridgefield schools, graduated from Ridgefield High School in the Class of 2009 and was in her senior year at Catholic University of America (CUA), Washington, DC in the School of Nursing program.
A volunteer in various outreach programs, she recently participated in a medical mission trip to Nicaragua with members of the nursing program at CUA. She also raised money for Autism awareness, was active in the March for Life and a variety of other causes.
In addition to being a devoted member of her community, she was employed as a patient care attendant at Stamford Hospital.
A person of deep faith and commitment, she was a member of St. Mary Parish, Ridgefield.
In addition to her parents, Michael and Colleen of Ridgefield, she is survived by a sister, Caitlin A. Madhoun and her husband, Dr. Maher of Ridgefield; two brothers, Brendan M. Vick and his wife, Kristen of Chicago, Ill. and Colin P. Vick of New York, NY; her maternal grandmother, Malvern Sullivan of Ridgefield; a niece, Ella Kate Vick; a nephew, Jayden Issa Madhoun; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Erin was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Marina and Timothy Vick and by her maternal grandfather, Charles Sullivan.
A Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 10:15 AM in St. Mary Church, Ridgefield. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield.
The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 4 PM to 8 PM.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Erin's memory may be made to the Erin B. Vick Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund, Catholic University of America, School of Nursing, c/o Dean Pat McMullen, 630 Michigan Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20064.