Patricia "Pat" Muller Hickey, resident of Pasadena since 1950, died November 15, 2013. Beloved wife of Joseph A. Hickey for 65 years, loving mother of Gregory Hickey (Nancy), Sheila Hickey, and James Hickey (Martha) and proud grandmother of Justine, Jordan, Tori, Isabella, Alondra and Justin. Also survived by her sister Marilyn Stockemer, sisters-in-law Mary Hickey and Janet Muller, and brother-in-law James Hickey. Predeceased by her brother Robert Muller and parents Edith and Robert Muller, Jr. Pat grew up in Los Angeles and was a graduate of Marshall High School. She was a member of the Class of 1945 at USC, where she was President of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, a member of Amazon and Mortar Board, and a recipient of the University Women's Award. Pat treasured the time she spent with family and friends. Often called the Perle Mesta of San Pasqual St., she adored playing tennis, golf, cards, dominos and hosting parties. She loved people and her fun spirit touched the hearts of many through her social and community activities. She was a long time member of The Assistance League of Pasadena, Christ Child Society of Pasadena, Trojan League, National Charity League, and President of the Women's Club of St. Felicitas & Perpetua. A funeral mass will be celebrated on November 22, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Felicitas & Perpetua Catholic Church in San Marino, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to The Southern California Tennis Foundation, P.O. Box 240015, Los Angeles, CA, 90024-9115 or Heart of the Nation Catholic Mass, 1126 S. 70th St., Milwaukee, WI, 53214-9826 or
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Published in the Los Angeles Times from Nov. 19 to Nov. 22, 2013