John Hickey
New London High New London, CT Class of 1981

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Name:
John Hickey
Graduation Year:
1981
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John Vincent Donald Hickey, 47, formerly of New London & Mystic, CT died suddenly Apr. 9, 2011 in Waterford, CT
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He was born in New London Aug 11, 1963.
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John loved fishing, the Red Sox , 1970 Cougar muscle cars, and Cocker Spaniels. He owned numerous Cockers during his life and leaves behind his faithful dog “Lucky”.
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He is survived by his sister Susan and nephews Ryan and Christopher, several cousins in NJ, NY, & MD, and numerous friends in the New London area.
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John was pre-deceased by his infant son Donald Patrick Hickey, his parents Robert & Veronica Hickey, and his brother Robert Hickey.
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As a teenager John was credited with saving a driver from being crushed by the bed of his dump truck and was featured in an article in The Day on 3/2/1978.
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He graduated from NLHS class of 1981 and was a Ship Fitter Journeyman.
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He worked for many years in the fiber optic industry for ATT & Lucent and led a team responsible for restoring communication at ground zero following the World Trade Center collapse. The effects of dust inhalation at ground zero contributed to a rapid decline in his health and at the time of his death he was on early disability retirement from Lucent.
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John requested cremation and that his ashes be scattered at his favorite fishing spot. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the Waterford-East Lyme Animal Control shelter or other no-kill shelter of choice.

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- Registered as a NLHS Class of 1981 alumni. 2009