Claire Hickey
July 20, 1928 - March 11, 2022
Roberson Funeral Home
Carmine Iavarone
Christopher Collupy
Debbie Espinola
David Dale
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Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel
2151 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte,, FL 33948
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Thursday 3/17, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visitation will be held Thursday March 17, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Roberson Funeral Home.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
211 W. Charlotte Avenue
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
9416393957 | Map
Friday 3/18, 11:00 am

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday 11:00 AM, March 18, 2022 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Further services will be held in New Hampshire with interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem, NH.

Claire Hickey, 93, of Port Charlotte (formerly of Salem and Windham, New Hampshire) passed away on March 11, 2022 following a brief illness. Claire was born in Lawrence Massachusetts to John W. and Irene (McColley) McCarthy.  She graduated from St Mary’s High School, Caldwell College and Salem State University. A lifelong professional educator, was a…

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Carmine Iavarone left a message on March 15, 2022:
Our deepest condolences, Carmine and Sharon Iavarone.
Mimi. Wardwell left a message on March 15, 2022:
Rest In Peace dear lady I knew Claire during her teaching career in Salem, She was much loved and respected
Robert Blakslee and janet Wiley left a message on March 15, 2022:
We were sad to hear of the death of our dear friend. We shared many good times with Claire both in NH and Florida. She was a warm, cordial, friendly person and an outstanding host. We loved her and will miss her. She was a charming and gracious person.
Judy Miller left a message on March 15, 2022:
My deepest sympathy to David and family. Claire was a lovely lady who always cared very much for family and friends. I loved visiting her here in Stonebridge/Riverwood as she always was so cheerful and shared many stories of her teaching career and she never lost her New England accent! She was Irish through and through! She knew how much I loved to hear her say “BYE BYE” with her wonderful accent and when I visited her in the ER last Tuesday evening and she said it again we both smiled. Claire is a real treasure and my memories of her will be with me forever.
Christopher Collupy left a message on March 14, 2022:
She was my second grade teacher. She inspired me to become a teacher. I have always remembered her, and I always will. Rest in peace, Mrs. Hickey.
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JoEllen Soule left a message on March 14, 2022:
So sorry, David, for your loss. I will always remember our parents drinking a gin an tonic together, on a summer’s night on Cobbett’s Pond, while we played in the water. You lost your dad way too soon in life. I am glad that you were able to have all these years with your mom. She was a true gem. Deepest sympathies, my old friend.
Debbie Espinola left a message on March 13, 2022:
My fondest memories of Claire are at Cobbets Pond. Claire was so much fun and my daughters adored her, she loved little girls! Rest in Peace Claire.
Diane Keegan left a message on March 13, 2022:
David, I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your wonderful mom. I have so many fond and fun memories of Claire when we taught together at Soule School. Hugs!
Robin Hill Stolarz left a message on March 13, 2022:
David, Please accept our sincere sympathy with your Moms passing. She was such a lovely woman and a huge part of our family, through the years. She was there for all our celebrations, new babies, birthdays, beach visits and so many fun filled times. I will always remember her laugh and her love and pride for you. I believe without a doubt, my Mom Mona was right there waiting for her and they will once again share another St. Pattys day celebration, dancing an Irish Jig together and being friends, once again.
David Dale left a message on March 13, 2022:
In memory of Claire Hickey, David Dale lit a candle
JoEllen Soule left a message on March 12, 2022:
David. So sorry to hear of your mother’s death. The Greenlaw’s were our favorite neighbors. I hope that she went peacefully. I hope you were able to spend time with her before she was gone. She lived a long, good life. I will always remember your mom and dad drinking gin and tonics with my parents, at the end of a summer day. In any event, my thoughts are with you. You lost your dad way too young, but you have been fortunate to have had your mom for so long. My deepest sympathies 💔
Rob Anderson left a message on March 12, 2022:
Greeny - Everyone at Old Memorial is thinking of you and your family at this most difficult time! Prayers to you and your family!
Edith Soley left a message on March 12, 2022:
David, my condolences on the passing of your beloved mom. Early in my teaching career (1970’s) she was a mentor and role model. Later she became a very dear friend. Visiting her at Riverwood was always fun. Shopping, going out to eat, sunsets and pizza on the beach were always part of a visit. But most of all the laughter around her dining room table while we played games and cards. She will always hold a special place in my heart. Peace, dear Claire.
Susan Cocozza left a message on March 12, 2022:
David I am so sorry and sad to learn of Claire’s passing. I know she had this planned to coincide with St.Patrick’s Day! I will miss her cards and our yearly visit and luncheon. When I think of your mother I’ll always remember her as a lovely, fun and caring lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
Lucie Brown left a message on March 11, 2022:
We will miss our friend Claire She has been there for me for years and I enjoyed going over to see her and going out to lunch and long visits.
Lucie and Paul Brown left a message on March 11, 2022:
We will forever miss your smile and warmth
Roberson Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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