Doris (LeBlanc) Hicks, wife of the late Kenneth L. Hicks, passed away December 31, 2019, at the Drew Nursing Home in Sackville, NB. Born in Sackville, she was the daughter of the late Hipolite and Amanda (Richard) LeBlanc.
Doris had been involved with her church, including teaching Sunday School and AWANA and was a lifelong member of the Women's Missionary Society. She was an avid knitter and gave afghans to everyone.
She was a deeply devoted and caring mother and grandmother who enjoyed time with her family.
She will be dearly missed by her children, Michael (Elsie) Hicks, Moncton, and Linda (Kendall) Porter, Riverview, NB; six grandchildren, Suzanne Clarke, Tricia (Stephen) Hayes, Lana Hicks, Mark (Jennifer) Hicks, Melissa (Todd) Craig, Nichole (Bernard) Martin; fourteen great grandchildren, Connor, Josiah and Naomi Clarke, Brady Hayes, George (Fray), Michael, and Sarah Boothe, Bella, Olivia, and Hannah Hicks, Allison, Marshall, and Selena Craig, and Thorin Martin; one great great granddaughter, Ellie Boothe, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Doris was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her three brothers, Leon (May), Gerald (Yvonne), and Charles (Louise), as well as four sisters, Lena (Raymond) LeBlanc, Lila (Ernest) Lirette, Bertha (Burns) Garland, and Louise (Budd) Ball, and a son-in-law, Dennis MacDonald.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville (506-364-1300). There is to be no visitation. A funeral service will take place from the funeral home on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 2 pm with a reception to follow. Interment will be held in the spring. Mr. Jock Otis officiating.
Donations in memory of Doris may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or a charity of one's choice.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Doris's online memorial at www.jonesfuneralhome.ca or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.