Thomas “Tom” Charles Hickey Sr., 71, of Corning, NY passed away Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Corning Hospital.
Tom was born June 26, 1950 in Corning, NY the son of Edward and Marianne (Lane) Hickey Jr. He was a 1969 graduate of Corning East High School.
Tom and Jean E. Wilcox were married in St. Patrick's Church in Corning on March 28, 1969. He was a U.S. veteran serving in the Navy from 1971-1973.
Tom retired from Norfolk and Southern Railway loved being around the trains.
He was an avid hunter, enjoyed woodworking and mowing the neighborhood lawns. He was a kind and giving person always lending a hand to anyone in need.
Tom is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Jean E. Hickey of Corning; children, Tammy L Hickey, Thomas C. Hickey Jr. and Timothy E. L. Hickey all of Corning; sister, Pamela J. (Robert) Gehl of Painted Post; granddaughter, Jenna M. Hickey of Corning; special life time friend, Rodney Moss; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and brother, Edward L. Hickey III.
The family will receive friends at Acly-Stover Funeral Home on Thursday, July 1, 2021 from 2-4 p.m. A Memorial service will follow at 4:00 p.m. with Thomas Marmor Officiating. Burial will be in Bath National Cemetery, Bath, NY.
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