Mary Katherine Melchers
Norfolk - Mary Katherine Melchers, 86, passed away on September 11, 2013 at Sentara Nursing Center. Born in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late William and Katherine Hickey. She graduated from DePaul School of Nursing and worked at DePaul Hospital in the Neonatal Nursery for 25 years. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Upon her retirement, she volunteered at her parish and DePaul Hospital.
Survivors include her brother, William Hickey Jr. and four children Kathleen Sebring (William), Thomas Melchers (Terri), Barbara Wickre (Wade) and William Melchers; eight grandchildren Darrick Wickre (Megan), Brian Melchers, Danny Melchers (Jamaila), Diana Rector (Travis), David Wickre, Benjamin Sebring, Jonathan Melchers and William Sebring III; and great-granddaughter Bayla Rector.
The family will receive friends at a visitation on Sunday, September 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk Chapel and the Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, September 16 at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Norfolk, Va.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 154 West Government Ave., Norfolk, VA 23503. Online condolences may be made to the family through www.hdoliver.com