Edward Richard Hickey
Peacefully passed away on Thursday April 22nd, 2021, at the age of 81. A most Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather, his love of family superseded all. Born in Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital to the late Dennis R. and Lillian (nee Desher) Hickey. He attended and graduated from West Catholic High School in 1957, lettering in Drama, also participating in the school choir. He went on to pursue degrees at Temple and Brown University.
He retired in 1995 from Germantown Savings Bank, as Vice President of Human Resources, being previously employed in executive roles at PSFS and Western Savings Bank.
While growing up in SW Philadelphia he attended St. Barnabas Church. Upon marriage to his loving wife he became a member of St. Matthew’s Reformed Episcopal Church, where years he served as a Vestryman, sang in the choir and was an active volunteer for many years.
In his youth Ed was an amateur boxer as well as lifelong Philadelphia Eagles fan.
Ed was creative and loved working with his hands. His hobbies included woodworking, making jewelry, rings, and necklaces. He enjoyed listening and singing along to the music of the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, show tunes, country and doo-wop.
Edward is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Margaret (nee Harp), his children, Edward D. (Lisa) Hickey, of Bristow, VA, Scott S. (Sharon) Hickey, of Exton, PA, his grandchildren John (Mary), Brendan, Lauren, Ryan, Reagan, as well as brother Richard (Florence) Hickey of Springfield, PA. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews , and a multitude of dear friends.
His Funeral Service will be part of the Sunday Morning Worship Service on May 2, 2021 at St. Matthew Reformed Episcopal Church, 200 Glen Gary Drive, Havertown, PA 19083 beginning at 10 am.
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Topic: St Matthews Sunday May 2 Worship & Memorial Service
Time: May 2, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent in his name to either the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105, Tunnel to Towers, 2361 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306, or Wounded Warriors Foundation P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516
Arrangements by Logan-Videon Funeral Home, 2001 Sproul Rd., Broomall, PA
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tunnel to Towers
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Wounded Warrior Project
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