MYRA HICKEN WISNIEWSKI


Myra Hicken Wisniewski, 70 of Newark, Delaware passed away on January 20, 2018 at Christiana Hospital. She was born in Wilmington, Delaware to the late Charles and Edith Hicken. Myra was a graduate of P.S. DuPont High School and went on to work for Wilmington Trust for more than 40 years. She retired as a Trust Operations Manager in 2009.

Myra was a loving, kind and thoughtful daughter, sister, aunt and friend to many, but she was most proud of her role as devoted wife to her husband Robert. Married for 50 years, they enjoyed hosting family celebrations, gardening, attending drag races, frequenting the Glass Kitchen, and cheering on the Philadelphia Flyers.

Besides her parents, Myra was preceded in death by her brothers, Charles Hicken (Betty) and James Hicken. She is survived by her beloved husband, Robert Wisniewski; her sisters, Edith Jarrell (Edward) and Joyce Hotaling; brothers, Frank Hicken (Mary), and Elbert Hicken (Gail), and many cherished nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Saturday, February 10th at McCrery & Herra, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, DE. Friends may visit starting at 10:00 AM. Services begin at 11:00 AM. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans. 1601 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805.