Joseph C. Schick, age 88, former president and CEO of Raub Supply, passed away Aug. 4, 2019.
Born in 1930 in Little York, New Jersey, Schick attended Frenchtown High School, was a U.S. Navy veteran and a graduate of Rutgers University. While at Rutgers, he was on the Varsity Crew and tried out for the 1952 Helsinki U.S. Olympics team. After graduation, he was employed by Johnson & Johnson, Proudfoot Management Consultants and formed his own company, Schick Inc.
In the 80s, Schick purchased Raub Supply Co., headquarted in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Raub was a distributor of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, sealing devices, PVF, flooring and appliances. Schick sold Raub Supply to Noland Co. in 1997, located in Newport News, Virginia.
Schick is preceded in death by his wife Patricia (Cottrell) and is survived by a daughter, Betsy Schick – Niederer; two sons, David Schick and Gary Schick; and six grandsons, Jacob Schick, Adam Joseph Niederer, Edward Schick, Maxwell Niederer, Emery Schick and Tanner Schick. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.