John Hickey

Obituary of John R. Hickey

John R. Hickey, 61, of Peckville, died Thursday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore after a brief battle with cancer. His wife is Heather Hickey, Peckville. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late James and Anna Wetz Hickey. John was a graduate of Valley View High School, class of 1980. He immediately enlisted in the US Army after High School. He was a member of Christ the King Parish, Archbald and was employed by National Book Warehouse, Specialty, WEA, and Walmart Distribution Center. He retired from 20 years of service in the Army National Guard. After retirement, he worked for Lou’s Pizza for the last 10 years. He was very dedicated, delivering to many convenient stores and Daycare centers. John was an avid fisherman and hunter who loved the Dallas Cowboys, NY Yankees, and AC/DC. His love for his family and his grandchildren was everything to him and kept him going. Also surviving are his children; Kelly Vonbergen and husband Mark, Jessup, Megan Hickey, Archbald, Katie Worlinsky and husband Ben, Jessup, Shannon Howey and husband Steven, Carbondale, Tatianna and Trinity Lewis, both at home, and Patrick Callis, Ft. Drum, NY; his grandchildren, Jayden, Jaxsyn, Christian, Meilani, Rylinn, and Ensley; his brother, James Hickey, and sisters, Mary Ann McDonnell and Lorraine Hickey, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Hickey. The funeral will be on Monday with mass of Christian burial at 11 am at Christ the King Parish, Archbald. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Viewing hours will be from 9 to 10:30am at the Louis M. Margotta Funeral Home, 511 Church St. Jessup.
Monday
6
September

Wake

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Monday, September 6, 2021
Louis M. Margotta Funeral Home, Jessup
511 Church St.
Jessup, Pennsylvania, United States
Viewing
Monday
6
September

Church Service

11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday, September 6, 2021
St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald, PA
Church St.
Archbald, Pennsylvania, United States
Funeral
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