Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Elizabeth Hickey Roberts

Elizabeth Hickey Roberts
Posted: Feb 11, 2019
Categories: Obits
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E.J. Fielding Funeral Home

Elizabeth Roberts Hickey passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the age of 94. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond Walter Hickey for 67 years. Loving mother of Elizabeth H. Dufour (David), Raymond E. Hickey (Vickie), David T. Hickey (Lisa), Eileen H. Gulotta (Grant), Bryan J. Hickey and the late Darryl M. Hickey. She is also survived by eight grandchildren: Mark Taranto, Joseph Gulotta (Lane), Jennifer Cropper (Justin), Ryan Gordon (Martin), Scott Hickey, Jordan Follis (Matthew), Kristina Hickey, Emily Gulotta (Brent Polizzi), and four great-grandchildren: Harrison, Elizabeth, Margaret and Benjamin Gulotta. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Elba Hickey (the late Eugene Hickey).

Elizabeth was born on April 23, 1924 and spent the first eighteen years of her life at St. Elizabeth’s under the love and guidance of the Daughters of Charity. She graduated from St. Stephens High School, and Soule Business College. She was a resident of St. Bernard Parish before relocating to St. Tammany Parish after hurricane Katrina. Elizabeth was a homemaker whose passions were cooking and caring for her family and friends.

The family wishes to express their deep gratitude to the Hospice doctors, nurses, and aides of St. Tammany Parish Hospital for the excellent care they provided Elizabeth over the duration of her illness. The family also greatly appreciates the loving care provided by her caregivers: Joyce Dillon, JoAnn Smith, Christina Causey, Kim Callahan, and Melissa Jones.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation on Saturday, February 16, 2019 beginning at 9:00 AM, followed by a funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433.

Interment at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Covington will immediately follow mass.