Marie Annette (Dionne) Hickey, 77

Marie Annette (Dionne) Hickey, 77, of Haverhill, passed away March 29, at Holy Family at Merrimack Valley Hospital after being stricken ill at her home.

Born in Epping, N.H., she was the daughter of Pierre and Lucienne (Jean) Dionne. Raised and educated in Haverhill, she attended St. Joseph’s Grammar School.

Primarily a homemaker, Hickey was forever putting family and friends before herself; she was always available for someone in need of transport to the doctor or any type of errand. She was well known at the Plaistow Fish and Game Club as it was her second home. She volunteered many years there helping set up for BINGO and other functions. She was a regular at the 45s tournament at the Old Oak in Merrimac, and enjoyed many day trips to the casinos.

A devoted wife mother and grandmother, she leaves her  husband of 59 years, Francis D. “Frank” Hickey; a son, F. Daniel Hickey Jr, of Haverhill; two daughters, Kathleen A. Hickey-Roy, of Haverhill, and Jean M. Benjamin and her husband Jason E., of Merrimac; eight grandchildren, Justin, Jake, Jessica, and Jarred Benjamin and Jamie Ago and her husband, Austin, Jocelyn Roy, Katelin St.Onge, and Mark St. Onge; three great grandchildren, Hunter Ago, Ethan Reynolds, and Elliott Reynolds; two brothers, Gerard Dionne, of Hollywood, Fla., and Phillip Dionne, of Kansas City; two sisters, Lucia Upham, of Nashua, N.H., and Lucille Arsenault, of Exeter, N.H.; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Paul Dionne and Cecile Leveille.