Born in Rexton, NB, on June 15, 1920, he was the son of the late Michael and Harriett (Babineau) Hickey.
Vincent was a beef farmer and worked for many years at Swifts Meat Packers. He had a great passion for horses. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed life to the fullest.
Vincent is survived by two sons, Mike (Helene) and Shawn (Johanne) both of Scoudouc; three daughters, Harriett Oulton (David) of Jolicure, NB, Charlotte Mcdonald (Jim) of Moncton, Joanne Korman (Steeve) of Halifax, NS; two daughter-in-laws, Martha Hickey of Shediac Bridge and Janet Hickey of Scoudouc; one sister, Rita Dixon (late Andrew) of Rexton; twelve grandchildren, Cheryl, Keith, Luke, Lise, Jimmy, Jason, Jennifer, Justin, Patsy, Paula, Patrick and Brian; nine great grandchildren; also by several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Rita (Connors) Hickey (2004): two sons, Patrick (1985), Jim (2008), brothers, George, Henry, Joseph, Bert and Ray; sisters, Loretta, Gertrude and Molly.
In respect to Vincent’s wishes there will be no visitations. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mercy RC Church, Ponte-du-Chêne, will be celebrated on, Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 11:00 am. A reception will follow for family and friends at the community center. Interment will take place in St-Joseph RC Cemetery at a later date in the spring.
The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
Funeral arrangements under the professional care of
Coopérative Funéraire Passage Funeral Co-operative
3754, Route 134
Shediac Bridge, NB E4R 1T3
Tel: (506) 532-1050