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Jean F. Hickey

1945 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Jean F. Hickey Obituary
Hickey, Jean F. COHOES Jean Frances Hickey, 69, of Cohoes, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Ellis Hospital, in Schenectady after a longtime illness. Born in Springfield, Mass. on February 4, 1945, she was the daughter of the late John Gerald and Lillian (Bousquet) Healy. She was a graduate of Cathedral High School and the American International College where she received her bachelor's degree. Jean was a school teacher with the North Colonie Central School District most recently as a 2nd grade teacher at Blue Creek Elementary, retiring in 2000 after 31 years of dedicated service. She was an active member of the NYS Teachers Union. Jean was an avid painter whose work was displayed at the Clifton Park Senior Center. She was an animal lover and was devoted to her five dogs and enjoyed all types of birds. She was a marvelous gardener and her yard was beautiful and filled with many blooms. Jean also loved to travel and traveled often with friends. She is survived by her sister, Judith (Donald) Evans of Mesa, Ariz.; her four nieces and two nephews and dear friends, Pat Dumas and Sylvia Sullivan. Memorial services will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 12 p.m. at Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, 149 Old Loudon Road, Latham. Interment will take place in St. Michaels Cemetery, 1601 State St. in Springfield on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2 p.m. As a contributor to many worthwhile organization the family asks that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave., Menands, NY 12204. For directions, information or to light a memory candle for the family please visit dufresneandcavanaugh.com.
Published in Albany Times Union from July 23 to July 27, 2014
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