Donald C. Hicks

March 23, 1930October 2, 2011

Funeral services for Donald C. Hicks, age 81 a resident of the St. Joseph’s Nursing Home and formerly of the Five Mile Line Road Ogdensburg will be held privately at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Boehm officiating. Burial will follow the service at White Church Cemetery in Lisbon with full military honors.

There will be no public calling hours. Mr. Hicks died Sunday (October 2, 2011) at the nursing home. Arrangements are with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.

Surviving is his wife June; a son David Hicks & his wife Shirley of Waterbury, CT; two daughters Cheryl Chiucarello of Watertown, CT, Cathy Rusgrove & her husband Mark of Lisbon; seven grandchildren Tina, David, Doug, Kristen, Matthew, Kate & Corey; several great-grandchildren; four sisters Blanche Perkins, Beverly Goolden & her husband Ted both of Ogdensburg, Kathleen Vines of Idaho and Gail Hutton of Ogdensburg.

Two sisters Esther Mitchell & Audrey Foote and a brother James Hicks predeceased him.

Donald was born on March 23, 1930 in Brassie Corners, a son of the late William & Hilda (Corrice) Hicks. He attended Lisbon Central School for his education and enlisted in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He then married June A. Todd on December 13, 1952. The couple live in Connecticut where he worked as a tool & die maker for Allen Manufacturing and Jacobs Manufacturing for 39 years, retiring in 1990. In 1991 the couple relocated to the North Country where he was a member of the Ogdensburg Senior Citizens Club, the First Congregational Church of Lisbon and a member of the Men’s Horseshoe League. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, hunting, gardening, playing horseshoes and spending time with his family.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.


  • Private Funeral Services, No Public Calling Hours

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Ann Ferraro

October 6, 2011

Cheryl, Cathy, David and families....We are so sorry for the loss of your dad. He will be missed. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers....Ann, Jay and Jake

Jon Anderson

October 6, 2011

sorry to hear about don's passing. I have good memories of growing up next to you guys in northfield.


October 6, 2011

Dear Cathy, Cheryl,and Families - My thoughts and sympathy are with you. I have so many happy memories of our days growing up in Northfield and your Dad is a major figure in all of them. Hugs to you all-

October 5, 2011

Dave & Shirley and family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sorry for your loss. The Chaivanik & Brites family.

Jodi DeFrance

October 5, 2011

Kathy and Mark So sorry for your loss.Thinking of you and your family.If there is anything we can do for you,please let us know.Remember what a wonderful daughter you have been Your friend Jodi and Jeff DeFrance

October 5, 2011

So sorry to hear of Don's passing. I had'nt seen him in years but remember him to be a nice man. He was actually my God Father. Jane (Quarry) Bruton Southington, CT

David Fortin

October 5, 2011

June, Cheryl & Family
It was so sad to hear of Dons passing. He was a great guy. You will be in my thoughts & prayers remember the good times

Katrina Brassard

October 5, 2011

June,Cathy,Mark and families,

Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time.

Kevin and Katrina Brassard

October 4, 2011

Mark, Cathy and are all in my prayers at this difficult time. I love you all and know that the Lord will bring you through as you share fond memories of your Dad/Grandfather. May the Lord bless you and keep you, Karen (Sarasota FL)

Sheri Dawley

October 4, 2011

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.