Funeral Plans Announced for Deceased Cape Tech Alumnus

Joel Ricketts' visitation is Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Joel Ricketts (Obituary photo)

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Joel Ricketts, the Cape Tech alumnus who died January 10th of injuries sustained in a car crash while visiting Jamaica.  Mr. Ricketts' struggle attracted broad community support as friends and family worked to raise funds to fly him to Massachusetts General Hospital.

The visitation will be Friday, January 18th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Morris, O'Connor & Blute Funeral Home, 58 Long Pond Drive, South Yarmouth.   

Joel's funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, January 19th at 11:30.  Burial will follow at Island Pond Cemetery in Harwich.

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