Connie Lynn Hickey
October 14, 1959 – April 24, 2018
Connie Lynn (Guthrie) Hickey, 58, of Bangor, Maine, died on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. She was born on October 14, 1959, to William Thelbert Guthrie, Sr. and Ola Mae (Shipp) Guthrie in Halifax County, Virginia. She married William J. Hickey on May 20, 1974 and they had seven daughters, Pamela, Linda, Jennifer, Cheryl, Patricia, MaryOla, and Ashley. Connie shared stories from not only her own childhood in Virginia, but also stories passed down from her parents, with her family throughout her life. Her children will cherish these passed down memories of previous generations of the Guthrie and Shipp families. The work Connie enjoyed most was volunteering with Crossroads Ministries in Old Town, Maine. She valued time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandson above all. Connie’s pets brought her joy and comfort. She leaves behind two dogs, Copper and Delilah, and cats Gabe, Brownie, Sophie, and Matilda. Connie is survived by her seven daughters, Pamela Anderson and husband Victor of Maine, Linda Golden and husband Eric of New Hampshire, Jennifer Spencer and husband Jacob of Maine, Cheryl Emery and fiancé Lee Cousins of Maine, Patricia Gallant, MaryOla Hickey of Richmond, VA, Ashley Hickey of Maine, grandchildren, Adrianna Anderson, Hayley Anderson, Logan Anderson, Caitlyn Golden, Emily Golden, Winter Mae Golden, Gabriel Golden, Tobias Golden, Cameron Spencer, Aurelia Spencer, India Spencer, Emberley Spencer, Lavinia Spencer, Dylan Emery, Caitlyn Emery, Joseph Gallant, Lilleigh Gallant, Gabriella Gallant, Isabella Gallant, Kaiyah Gallant, Sammy Gallant, great-grandson, Michael Wolfe Livingston, sisters, Teresa Jennings of Brookneal, VA, Wanda Hall of Altavista, VA, and Barbara Songer of Huddleston, VA, and a large extended family in Maine, Massachusetts, California, and Virginia Over the years, Connie opened her heart to a number of children as a mother figure, most recently two she referred to as surrogate daughters, Taleesha Lewis-Belote and Holly Brown. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ola Mae Guthrie and William Thelbert Guthrie, Sr., her younger brother, William T. Guthrie, Jr.,and three granddaughters, Emmaleigh Elizabeth Gallant, and Twin Girls Gallant. Funeral services will be May 14, 2018 at 2:00 at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Old Town, Maine with Brenda Davis officiating.
Connie Lynn Hickey
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May 17, 2018
You was the most wonderful grandmother, mother, and friend to everyone. Your strength and determination is amazing. You always was willing to give a hand no matter what.
I love you Connie.....