Paula Noel Hickey-Pozas, 63, a resident of Weymouth, formerly of Scituate and Hingham, passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at the Pat Roche Hospice Home in Hingham. She was born December 26, 1957, to Anne Pisani and Herbie Hickey in Hingham. Paula was a graduate of Hingham High School, Class of 1975. In 1988, Ms. Hickey-Pozas married Valente Pozas in Chicago, IL. She lived her life as a master of her environment and enjoyed every moment. She touched the lives of everyone she knew and will be missed by all. She leaves their daughter, Veronica Pozas Woods, her husband Brian Woods formerly of Scituate, and their daughter Calliope Anne Woods, all of whom reside in St. John, USVI. Little Calliope lovingly referred to Paula as her "Nona". Paula will also be missed by her 13-year old miniature poodle mix, Rudy, who brought her great joy and served as a loving companion through the years. Paula is survived by three brothers and their families, Kevin Hickey, his wife Nellie and their two children; Brian Hickey, his wife Sara and their son; Brendan Hickey, his wife Judith and their two daughters. She joins her late brother Christopher Hickey. A public memorial service will be held Saturday, September 4, at 11 am at the Old Ship Church in Downtown Hingham, located at 90 Main Street, Hingham. Masks are required for the service. There will be a private interment where she will be laid to rest in the Old Ship Memorial Garden along with her mother, Anne, and her late brother, Christopher. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Paula Hickey-Pozas may be made to the World Central Kitchen, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that uses food to empower communities in crisis and strengthen economies that have been affected by natural disasters. For more information, please visit www.wck.org
Published by The Patriot Ledger on Sep. 2, 2021.