Rosa Enna Hickey, age 75, passed away on March 4, 2019 in Corpus Christi, Texas. She was born on July 22, 1943 in Agua Nueva, Texas to Aurelio and Elia Hinojosa Gonzales. Rosa was a current member and past President with the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Gertrude’s Catholic Church. She was the current President of the Alice Area Council of Catholic Women and current Vice President of Corpus Christi Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. She was driven to serve the Catholic church and was devoted to her patients and friends. She was an office manager for 47 years for A.V. Ramirez D.D.S. She was an excellent cook, loved to shop and had a contagious smile. Rosa was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be dearly missed.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Joseph A. Hickey, two sisters, Olga (Ray) Rivas, Norma Bird, one brother, Aurelio (Norma) Gonzales Jr., two children, Leticia Lack and Lauro Rene Ochoa Sr., grandchildren, Jennifer Goericke, Pamela Ochoa, Kathryn Ochoa, Larry Ochoa Jr., Richard Ochoa, Eric Ochoa, Michael Ochoa, and ten great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 6p.m.- 9p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary with a rosary to be recited at 7p.m. Memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019 at St. Gertrude’s Catholic Church.
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd. Kingsville, Texas 78363.
When your heart is empty, filling it with happy memories can help you find your smile. God’s blessings to the family.
Anna GarciaKingsville, TX
Rose - such a fine bright person. We love her and will miss her until we meet again with Lord Jesus.
Abel y VickieKINGSVILLE, TX
My deepest sympathy to the families for your loss of Rose. I had the pleasure of knowing her & talking to her she placed her office supplies @ A&W.She will be missed dearly. Rosie Perez-A&W Office
Rosie PerezAlice, TX
Sending my prayers and condolences to the family. Rose, I will always remember your beautiful, sunny smile that could brighten anyone’s day instantly!
Yvonne Bodin-DurbinRiviera, TX
I am so sad to hear about Rose passing. She was a beautiful person my deepest condolences. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
Noelia Barrera BuckGiddings, TX
So sorry for your loss. Rosa was and will always be a special lady. She was unstoppable in all her persuits. Enjoyed Altar Society with her while I was still in KIngsville. Jennifer and our Sheila grew up together at at St. Gertrudes school and still have fond memories. Gods blessings!
Susan and Clifton Dotson
Clifton & Susan DotsonSandia, TX
My beautiful sweet cousin may you Rest In Peace and condolences to all the family.God bless❤️🙏🏼
Robert Bazan GarciaKINGSVILLE, TX
janice fischerkingsville, TX
Sincere condolences to the entire Hinckley and Ochoa families.
May the good Lord give you strength and continued Faith that this beautiful kind and loving lady will forever shine in Heaven. 💓
Rest in peace beautifull lady ROSA
Irma Jane AlvarezKingsville, TX
Our condolences to your family during this difficult time. Rosa was a sweet lady and always kind to everyone.
Laura & Jose SoriaCorpus Christi, TX
Love you and miss you tia!
Eric GonzalesBrownsville, TX
My most sincere condolences to the Hickey and Gonzalez families. Rose was such a wonderful human being, a beautiful smile and always a had a helping hand. May she rest in peace
Naida Moreno-DeLaPazPremont, TX