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Jeffrey Michael Hickey
June 10, 1953 - June 1, 2011

Jeffrey Michael Hickey,57, entered into rest on June 1, 2011 in Manteca, California. He was born on June 10,  1953 in New Jersey to the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Joan Hickey. He joins his parents in heaven as well as his sister Jill Hickey and brother Frank Hickey.Mr. Hickey is survived by his loving wife of 20 years Deborah Hickey of Manteca. He has one surviving sister Janice Adams of Benicia, California. He was an uncle to numerous nieces and nephew who he adored.Jeffrey was known to friends and family as “Jeff.” He was a resident of Manteca for 3 years and previously of San Jose of 40 years. He graduated from Carlmont High School in Belmont, CAin 1971. After high school Jeff attended San Diego State University receiving his bachelors degree in Business. Before retirement Jeff worked for the Employment Development Department as an Adjudicator in the San Jose branch. He attended St. Mary’s Episcopal Church with his wife in Manteca. Jeff was a huge sports fan. He loved the 49ers as he was commonly known to be a season ticket holder. He also loved the San Francisco Giants as he was exceptionally happy that his team brought home the “World Championship” title in 2010. In Jeff’s younger years he enjoyed a great game of golf. He always looked forward to his annual trips in February to Monterey with his wife Deborah. Jeff was an extremely social man. He loved to hear the latest joke just as much as he loved to pass it along to a friend or two or three. Jeff was a cheerful man who had an amazing personality. He loved to sing and bring out the best in people. He was always fun to be with as he always made everyone smile. Jeff will be remembered as a loyal dedicated man who had a zest for life. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.Mr. Hickey’s services are being held under the direction of P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home. Amemorial service will be held on Monday June 13, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church 1060 Cottage Ave. Manteca. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to The Jeff Hickey memorial fund at Delta National Bank. An online guest book is available for condolences at (search obituaries/ Jeffrey M. Hickey) 


Manteca (Calif.) BulletinThursday, June 9, 2011