Mary Louise Hickey, 86, of Lucerne, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in her residence.
Born on October 18, 1933 in Monette, Arkansas, she is the daughter to the late Harry C. and Hasel Fern (Pursifull) Snider. On June 18, 1955 in Lucerne, she married Arthur James Hickey who preceded in death on December 7, 2010.
Mary retired in 1998 from Pioneer School Corporation where she taught for many years. She had also taught at Daniel Webster in Logansport and Lucerne School. She was a member of PERTS, ISTA and CCARTA. She was also a charter member of the Lamplighters Home Economics Club.
Surviving is a daughter Lisa Jean (Rick) Birnell of Lucerne; son, John Howard (Anne) Hickey, Fort Wayne; five granddaughters, Marissa (Brian Fry) Hickey, Fort Wayne; Abigail (John) Birnell-Beall, Logansport; Delaney E. Hickey, Fort Wayne; Maggie Mae Hickey, Fort Wayne; Jamie Hickey, Fort Wayne; three grandsons, Trevor A. Hickey of Michigan; R Jonathan James Birnell, Lucerne; Jackson Hickey, Fort Wayne; great granddaughter, Calliope Cady; greatgrandson, Huxton James Hickey; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, James Allen Hickey, granddaughter, Bethany Hickey, and a sister, Myra Reed.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Lucerne Lions Hall in Lucerne, Indiana. A Memorial Mass will be held the following day at 8 a.m. at All Saints Catholic Church.
The family requests no flowers please.
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