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Doris J. Hof Hickman

Doris J. Hof Hickman, age 95, of Tiger, GA, handed away at dwelling surrounded by her loving household on Tuesday, July 18, 2023.

Doris was born in Summit, New Jersey, and was welcomed into the world on June 16, 1928, by her mother and father, Julius and Johanna Hof and her brothers, Julius and Arnold, all of whom preceded her in dying. Doris was additionally preceded in dying by her husband of 47 years, Howard W. Hickman, and son Invoice Hickman. Doris, together with her household, grew up in Chatham, NJ. She graduated from Chatham Excessive College. After she married, she lived at dwelling in Convent Station, NJ. In 1973, Doris and her household moved to Port Saint Lucie, FL, the place she resided for 32 years till shifting to Tiger, GA, to be nearer to her daughters in 2005. Doris was a faithful spouse, mom, grandmother, sister, aunt, and daughter. Doris led a full life, and her pursuits and actions had been many. As a really younger lady, Doris spent a while working at her family-owned forge. Doris, for a time, commuted to work in New York Metropolis, then lived and labored for a quick time in Dallas, TX. Doris traveled on multiple event to Europe to go to her father or mother’s households. She loved snowboarding in Switzerland and the U.S. She additionally visited the “outdated” Cuba. She made many blissful summer season recollections on the household bungalow on Lengthy Seaside Island, NJ. She was a member of the Morris County Historic Society and loved bowling in addition to {golfing}. In her later years, Doris continued to golf, incomes “2 Holes-in-1”, sang like a chicken with the Candy Adeline’s, and was an achieved wooden carver. She was additionally a member of the Martin Memorial Hospital Pink Girls Auxiliary, Stuart, FL. She was a lady of Christian religion and loved the fellowship of a number of totally different church buildings in her lifetime, the final of which was Wiley Presbyterian Church. Doris, having skilled the results of the Melancholy, formed her right into a resourceful and artistic particular person with a “can do it spirit” and tenacity to beat any impediment. She was a beautiful cook dinner and liked internet hosting events and household gatherings. She was an achieved seamstress, instructing her younger daughters to stitch on the outdated Singer. She had certainly had a life effectively lived.

She is survived by her daughters, Merry Barnett (Danny) of Tiger and Holly Converse of Tiger; daughter-in-law, Linda Hickman of Cary, NC; sister-in-law, Meryl Hof of Berkeley Heights, NJ; grandchildren: Joshua Hickman (Lauren) of Franklin, NC, Jennifer Cutola (Chris) of Palm Seaside Gardens, FL, Sarah Hopper of Clayton, Andrea Tracey (Jason Wilson) Denver, CO, and Autumn Gronborg Placerville, CA; six great-grandchildren; and 5 beloved nieces and nephews as effectively.

The household wish to categorical our heartfelt gratitude to the quite a few caregivers who enabled us to take care of Doris at dwelling in her waning years, particularly Sara Wooten Garcia, Erin Scott, and Lila Woody, in addition to the employees of LPM and Amedisys Hospice.

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McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Residence of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is accountable for preparations.