Rose Hickey, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 12.
Hickey was born on February 25, 1924, in Rockaway where she spent 52 years until she retired to Florida. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Church. Her husband of 66 years, John Hickey, was the former proprietor of Park Properties Real Estate on Beach 116 Street, Rockaway Park.
She is survived by her husband, John; four children, Joan, John Jr., Lorraine, and James; and seven grandchildren, Ryan, James, Eric, Matthew, Brian, Philip, Chris, and Patti.
Funeral arrangements and interment remained private.