Sharon Marlene Hickey, 77, of rural Chebanse passed away Tuesday evening, May 15, 2018, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee following a lengthy illness. At her request, cremation rites will be accorded and there will be no services or visitation. The Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton is handling the cremation rites. Memorials may be made for the Family’s Wishes. Please share a memory of Sharon at knappfuneralhomes.com.
Mrs. Hickey was born on October 4, 1940 in St. Anne, the daughter of Henry and Eleanor Spitler Easter and her parents are deceased. She married Joseph Bateman Hickey Jr. in St. Anne on August 29, 1987 and he survives in Chebanse. She is also survived by two daughters, Terry L. (Roger) Taylor of Donovan and Valorie J. (Alan) Watts of Watseka; one son, Brian S. Page of Watseka; two step-daughters, Bettina (James) Penney of Crete and Angelique (Marcus) Garrison of Beecher; one step-son, Joseph M. Hickey of Beecher; seven grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four step-great-grandchildren; three step-great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Elaine (Wayne) Hickman of Watseka.
Mrs. Hickey had worked in numerous capacities in banking for Crest Savings Bank and had most recently worked in realty for Caldwell Banker. She enjoyed reading, traveling, sewing and crocheting.