Happy Angelina (Ross) Hickey, RN, 68, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2019 at home with her family. She was the beloved wife of James J. Hickey, PFD (Ret) and a daughter of the late Ovila and Christine (Drew) Ross.
She was one of 13 children and was taken from St. Aloysius Home and put in the care of the late Willy Mafeo and family. She was a graduate of CCRI and Rhode Island College, with a degree in nursing. She was employed by Evergreen Health Center and was a CASA volunteer, Citizens Police patrol, Red Cross Disaster Control, Meals On Wheels and the RI Community Food Bank. Happy was a kidney donor.
She was the beloved mother of Thomas Miller, PFD, Aaron Hickey, Madison Hickey and Carrie Miller; sister of Frank, John, Thomas, Martin and Shirley Ross, Sharon Garofalo, Melinda Potter, Olive Fontaine and the late Forest, George and Philip Ross and Corrine Cutler; and grandmother of Amanda, Angel, Adam and Alyvia.
Visiting hours will be held Friday, July 5 from 3-5 p.m. in Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick, with a reception to follow at the Radisson Hotel, 2081 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886. Her funeral service will be held Saturday, July 6 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please do a good deed for someone else in her honor, as she did for others throughout her life. For information and condolences visit TheQuinnFuneralHome.com.