Thomas J. Hickey, 90, of Keyport, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He was born on March 9, 1928 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He lived in Shrewsbury, New Jersey and Berwick, Pennsylvania before settling in Keyport, New Jersey. Before retirement, Thomas worked as an Accountant and a Assistant Controller for Wise Foods Industries in Berwick, Pennsylvania. He was a proud WW II veteran of the Merchant Marines. He was a member of the Wise Guys Golf League, a social member of the Ranger Hose Company and a member of the Berwick YMCA.
Thomas was predeceased by his dear parents, Kathryn (Irving) and Thomas Hickey, his wife, Anita T. (Lysaght) Hickey. He is survived by his loving children, Thomas Kevin Hickey of San Francisco, California and Alison A. Granger and her husband, Richard J., of Keyport, New Jersey. Thomas also leaves behind his cherished grandchildren, Thomas Richard Granger and John Frederick Granger. He will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Monday, January 7, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Tuesday morning, January 8, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 9:15 AM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Tuesday morning, January 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM at St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church, 165 Bethany Road, Holmdel, New Jersey 07733. In respect of Thomas’s wishes, he will be privately cremated. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.