Hickey, Ann Sudekum|
Ann Hickey passed away on March 12, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was a native Arizonan and had many wonderful memories of growing up in Phoenix. She attended Phoenix Union High School and Arizona State College where she was a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority. She taught many years in the Madison and Phoenix Union School Districts. She was a wonderful and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband William Edward Hickey (March 12, 2004), her parents Robert and Ellen Josephine Sudekum and sister, Jane McClelland. She is survived by her six children, Caryl Garber (Jim), Jim (Erin), Ellen (Frank Gazzano), Tricia (Tom Woelkers), Mimi, Robert (Ellen), grandchildren, Alex, Seth, Grant, Ryan, Dylan, Bryan, Ayden, and great- grandchildren, Lennox and Kendall. She was loved dearly and will be greatly missed by her family and many dear friends. We will celebrate her life in a Graveside Service on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 11:00 am at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 2033 N. 48th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008. Arrangements entrusted to Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home (602) 840-5600. The family suggests donations to
, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix AZ 85014-5656 (602) 530-6900 or
, 4550 E. Bell Rd. Suite 126, Phoenix AZ 85032 (602)224-0524 (Local office). For donation acknowledgement please notify Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 24, 2013