EDWARD HICKS, JR.
Edward Hicks, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, died peacefully on March 18, 2012 at Brighton Gardens of Columbia with all his family and some close friends in attendance. He is survived by wife of 47 years, Kathleen; his daughters, Karen, Darlene Kelly, Katherine Claire with her husband Dan Ryerson; along with the grandchildren, Steven, Lauren, Michael, Jasmin and Madison ages 4 to 17. He also has two brothers, Nathan and Larry, two sisters, Marjorie and Denise along with numerous cousins and nieces and nephews. Sister-in-law, Augustine and her daughter, Laleesha had come from California. Denise will attend the funeral also coming from California. The wake will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Road (Rt. 109), Barnesville MD (hiltonfh.com
). The Funeral Mass and burial will be at St. Mary's Church in Barnesville, 18230 Barnesville Road, at 11a.m., Saturday morning. Light refreshments after at the Pavilion. Flowers accepted. Donations can be made to Our Lady of Poland Church in Silver Spring, MD. God bless us with wisdom, knowledge and discernment. -Kathy-