Gwen Cobham Hickey
1928 - 2020
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Peacefully at home at the age of 92. Loving mother of Jennifer (Michael), Camilla (pre-deceased), Jan, Valerie, Francis (Sandrine), Teresa (Wayne), Laura and John. Loved grandmother of Meagan, Katie, Gillian, Stephanie, Camila, Amrita, Gregory, Claire, Tristan, Marama and Jaden. Gwen grew up in and attended University in Toronto. She married Frank Hickey in 1949 and raised eight children. Gwen was a person of faith and volunteered her service in the Palliative Care Unit at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto for over twenty years. Always generous and resourceful, she was the host of many meals, while sharing her sense of humour and wit, at her home in Thornhill. She extended this generosity and resourcefulness by opening her vacation home in Florida for all of her family to come and and be a part of her life there. Gwen will be missed but not forgotten.

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Published in York Region News on Oct. 16, 2020.
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October 19, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Maria Cobham!!
Maria Cobham
Family
October 19, 2020
Our condolences to the Cobham family. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone. Howard, Tracy and Pam Cobham.
Howard Cobham
Family
October 18, 2020
Thinking of the Jen and her siblings. I remember Mrs. Hickey as being very welcoming to any member of Mike's family. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Terry O'Hara-Smith
Family
October 18, 2020
Gwen and I we’re friends and neighbors in Simcoe 1962 and have traveled together on many trips Europe NewZealand to visit Francis and also winters in Florida. I have always admired her and her beautiful family . Gwen was beautiful inside and out I will miss her very much
DOnna Thomas
Friend
October 17, 2020
My condolences to Teresa and family. I always enjoyed hearing stories of Teresa’s mom and family at work. May she Rest In Peace.
Jennifer McKinnon
Coworker
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