Hickey, Vera Christine – Age 101, Dartmouth, passed away March 29, 2015, in Wynn Park Villa, Truro. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late George and Mabel (McLachlan) Coombs. Vera was a survivor of the Halifax Explosion and the last surviving member of her family. She will always be missed by her children, Doris Andrews, Stewiacke; Tom (Joanne), Dartmouth; Linda (Murray) Capstick, Kaiapoi, New Zealand; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Captain Lester Hickey; daughter, Lizelle Brown.
Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held at a later date in Holy Trinity Emmanuel Church, Dartmouth. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
The family wishes to thank the staff of the Magnolia and Wynn Park Villa for the excellent care their mother received while staying with them.
Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.