Manuela Hickey

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, October 26, 2023
Edward D. Lynch Funeral Home, Inc
43-07 Queens Boulevard
Sunnyside, New York, United States


11:00 am
Friday, October 27, 2023
St. Raphael's RCC
35-20 Greenpoint Avenue
Long Island City, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

12:00 pm
Friday, October 27, 2023
Calvary Cemetery
49-02 Laurel Hill Boulevard
Woodside, New York, United States

Obituary of Manuela D. Hickey

Our precious mother, Manuela Hickey passed away at the age of 87. She died peacefully, comfortably and surrounded by her loved ones on October 23, 2023. She was a strong resilient woman that lived a blessed life. Surviving the war in the Philippines she came to the US with her loving sister, Rosario Gonzaga - Camfield in 1963. She married the love of her life, Cornelius Hickey in 1966 and had three kids John, Margaret and Robert. After her husband passed in 1983 at a young age, she raised three teenagers with strength and compassion. Our mother lived her life with a strong sense of community, her apartment and kitchen was open to all our friends & family. We are fortunate to have the love and support of the Sunnyside neighborhood where she lived for almost 60 years. She was a devout Catholic that served our lord well. Beloved wife of Cornelius (1983). Mother of John (2017) wife Laura, Margaret Milke husband Rob and son Robert wife Jill. Loving grandkids; Megan, Jessica, Neil, Julia, Katherine, Bobby, Lindsay, Lauren, Michael and Allison. Survived by her sister Rose husband Don, brother Mariano, brother George and preceded in death by Paz and Antonio Jr. Visitation will be Thursday, October 26 from 4-8PM at Edward D. Lynch Funeral Home, Inc, 43-07 Queens Boulevard, Sunnyside, NY. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, October 27, 2023 at St. Raphael's RCC, 35-20 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City, NY. Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations sent to St Raphael's Food Pantry. 35-20 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City, NY
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