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Thomas B. Hickey, Sr.

July 2, 1943 ~ December 22, 2020 (age 77)


Of Antrim NH, passed away on December 22, 2020 at the age of 77.

Born in Santa Barbara CA, and raised in Auburndale MA, he was a son of the late Catherine A. (Smith) and Thomas F. Hickey, of Auburndale MA and Antrim NH. He was survived by his beloved longtime companion Joyce C. Hill of Hillsborough, NH. Devoted father of Thomas B. Hickey Jr. and his wife Elissa of Sherborn MA, Christine Ordway and her husband David of Natick MA, Colleen Hyland of Marlborough MA, and the late Michael Hickey and his surviving fiancé Erika Boucher of Framingham MA. Loving grandfather of Lauren Ordway of Clovis CA, Thomas and Kevin Ordway of Natick MA, and Sean Michael Hyland of Marlborough MA. Brother of Edward C. Hickey and his wife Linda of Billerica MA, Catherine M. Hickey (Grant) and her husband Gordon of Falcon CO, Linda M. (Hickey) Gaffey and her husband Jack of Wilmington MA, and Shaun D. Hickey and his wife Carol of Weare NH. Thomas is survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends. He was the former husband of Susan M. (McCarthy) Hickey.

Thomas wheeled and dealed cars his whole life. He was the former co-owner of Prospect Auto Sales in Waltham MA. He was a buyer for many years at Toyota Volvo of Keene NH, until illness forced his retirement. Thomas was an avid outdoorsman and was a passionate hunter.

The family wishes to thank Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen NH for their compassionate care in Thomas’ final days.

Immediate services are private due to COVID restrictions. A celebration of Thomas’ life is planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Thomas may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown MD 21741-5014, or to a charity of one’s choice.

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