Hicks, Don­ald James 1925-2018

Sackville Tribune - - TANTRAMAR -

The death of Don­ald James Hicks,

93, of Sackville, oc­curred at the Sackville Memo­rial Hospi­tal on Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 16, 2018.

Born in Midgic, Don­ald was a son of the late Ezra and Mary Hicks.

He was for­merly em­ployed with Mount Ali­son Univer­sity for 13 years and was a mem­ber of Main Street Bap­tist Church, Sackville, N.B. “Don­nie” loved life and meet­ing up with fam­ily and friends. In later years he loved drives in the coun­try and his favourite time of the year was Christ­mas when he wowed the neigh­bour­hood with his Christ­mas lights and his Christ­mas trees were a well-known work of art.

He was the HICKS ge­neal­o­gist and had an amaz­ing abil­ity to tell who was re­lated to who right down to third and fourth cousins. He also loved farm­ing and es­pe­cially loved his flower and veg­etable gar­dens, tend­ing them reg­u­larly up un­til his pass­ing.

Don­ald will be sadly missed by his wife, Dorothy (nee Turner), of Sackville; sons James, Sackville and Jerry (Stephen Pud­dle), Sackville; a brother; Ed­ward (Caro­line), Sackville; a sis­ter Bonita (Mervyl) Thomp­son, of Monc­ton; sis­ters-in-law, Alice Sid­dall, Bertha Urquhart, and Florence Hicks, as well as sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Be­sides his par­ents, Don­ald was pre­de­ceased by broth­ers Richard, Ron­ald, Win­ston and Hugh, and sis­ters, Frances Lund, Cather­ine Turner, Eu­nice Hicks. Ar­range­ments are un­der the care and su­per­vi­sion of Jones Fu­neral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville, N.B. (506-3641300). A grave­side ser­vice was held at the Sackville Ceme­tery, York Street, on Fri­day, Oct. 19, 2018 at 2 p.m. A light lunch and re­cep­tion will fol­low at Jones Fu­neral Home at 2:30 pm. All are wel­come to at­tend.

Do­na­tions in me­mory of Don­ald may be made to the Midgic Bap­tist Church or the Midgic Ceme­tery.

Shar­ing of mem­o­ries and con­do­lences may be sent to the fam­ily by vis­it­ing Don­ald’s on­line memo­rial at www. jones­fu­ner­al­home.ca or through the Jones Fu­neral Home Face­book Page.

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