Anne Mullen Hickey

Born: Wed., Jan. 6, 1926
Died: Sat., Oct. 26, 2013


Funeral Mass

9:30 AM Mon., Nov. 04, 2013
Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart


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Anne Mullen Hickey
January 6, 1926 ~ October 26, 2013
 
Anne Mullen Hickey, 87, residing in a suburb of Philadelphia, PA and formerly of Angela Blvd in South Bend, IN and Marco Island, FL, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2013.  She was born in Los Angeles, CA on January 6, 1926 to the late Hugh and Anne (Gannon) Mullen.
 
On June 19, 1948 in Los Angeles, CA, she married Donald Francis Hickey, who preceded her in death on September 15, 2003.
 
Anne is survived by daughters, Sarah (Stephen) Connelly of Malvern, PA and Colleen Hickey of Boston, MA; son, Donald F. Hickey, Jr. of Park Ridge, IL; five grandchildren, Dan (Erin), Casey (Amy), Anne and Tom Connelly, all of Philadelphia, PA, and Kerry Hickey (Joel) Nagle of Indianapolis, IN; as well as seven great-grandchildren.
 
Anne was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Upon moving to South Bend, she was active in the PTO at St. Joseph Grade School in the 1960's. She was also active in the Christ Child Society, Service Guild and Junior League of South Bend. Anne was a former administrative assistant for Sacred Heart Parish, where she and Don were parishioners. Anne and Don lived in Marco Island, FL from 1980-1998 before moving to the Philadelphia area.
 
Mass of Christian Burial for Anne will be celebrated at 9:30 am Monday, November 4, 2013, in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Graveside services and burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Palmer Funeral Home - Hickey Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.
 
Memorial contributions to further the study of Alzheimer's and Diseases of the Brain may be made to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania c/o Murray Grossman Lab, 3400 Spruce Street, 3 Gates Bldg, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA  19104 or to Alzheimer's Association, Greater Indiana Chapter, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN  46240.
 
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John and Kathleen Hickey
   Posted Thu October 31, 2013
Aunt Anne will be sorely missed. She was one of the most wonderful people we have ever met. Anne was a most warm and engaging woman who was loved by everyone in the family. Anne always seemed to have a smile and a laugh at every occasion. The glint in those Irish Mullen eyes of hers was always a joy to see. We will always treasure the memories of our dinners with you at Uncle Don and Aunt Anne’s home on Angela Boulevard when we were first married in 1970 and living in South Bend. My parents loved their winter visits to Marco Island when they stayed with your folks during the years they lived there. Aunt Anne was rich in her love of her family. God bless you and your families in her memory and may she rest in peace. Love, John and Kathleen Hickey

John and Cindy Arnt
   Posted Thu October 31, 2013
Aunt Ann, you were and are, still special in all my memories of the past. From our small trips up to Gary, Indiana, so you could visit Uncle Don, while he was being treated, to the loving times when I would bike ride over to your home. There was a special place within me when you would say, hi Johnny, did you come to help me paint or play with Donny. I of course would help you paint and also play, and you always had a smile one could feel and see. As time went by, and so, so fast, everyone aged and went their own ways, but those great memories, just sitting writing this, brings a smile to my face. Thank you for all the good memories, I will love you until all my memories are gone. Rest in peace. May the roads rise up to meet you, may the wind be at your back, and until we meet again, may God hold you in the hollow of his hands.

John and Cindy Arnt

Carolyn Hickey Hatcher
   Posted Fri November 01, 2013
I'm so sorry to hear of Aunt Anne's death. I have many fond memories of our family get togethers at Grandma and Grandpa Hickey's home. I'm sure that I join all of the family in saying that she will be missed by us all. My sympathies to Don, Colleen and Sarah.

Vincent and Rosaria Constantin
   Posted Sat November 02, 2013
Receive all our sympathy and condolences for your loss. Our thought goes to your family.

Amitiés.

Mona and Rich DeCamp
   Posted Sun November 03, 2013
We were so sorry to hear of Mrs. Hickey's passing. She was always a kind, gracious hostess and made all feel welcomed. The world has lost a lovely person. Our sympathies to Don, Sarah, Colleen and Kerry.

David and Joanne Coyle
   Posted Sun November 03, 2013
Dear Don, Sarah and Colleen,

Please know that we extend our deepest condolences to you and all of your families.

I will remember your mom as a dear Aunt who was elegant, kind and always quick to smile.

She has fought the good fight and has gone Home to a place where all of this can make sense to her once again.

Our thoughts and prayers remain with all of you.
Fondly,
David and Joanne

Cornelia and Sean Denvir
   Posted Sun November 03, 2013
Our thoughts are with the Connelly and Hickey family today. I remember Your mom/ grandma as one of the sweetest and warmest people I've ever met. Keep the wonderful memories alive.

Levy Family
   Posted Wed November 06, 2013
To the Hickey Family

God Bless you at this Difficult Time.

May the memories that mean the most to you live for ever in your heart.

The Levy Family


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