Austin, Alice F., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother and sister passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Heartland Health Care Center. Age 72 years. The daughter of the late Charles and Sophie (Meshinsky) Hickey, Alice was born December 6, 1940 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was employed in housekeeping at Fox Glen Apartments for over 30 years. Alice was an honorary member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Freeland, Michigan. She was an avid reader and card player. Most of all, she loved time spent with family with friends. Surviving are two sons, Alan Austin, Taylors, South Carolina; Ron and Kelly Austin, Freeland; six grandchildren, Andy, Katelyn, Beau, Marie, Kerri and Jessica; three great-grandchildren, Samara, Hunter and Anderson; two sisters and three brothers, Rosemary Lightfoot, Lake, Michigan; Joan and Tony Lagalo, Saginaw; Jim Hickey, Saginaw; Pat and Jan Hickey, Saginaw; Joe and Cathy Hickey, Saginaw; several nieces and nephews. Alice was preceded in death by one sister and one brother, Ellen Schultz and John Hickey. Honoring Alice’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Freeland, Michigan. Rev. Fr. Robert DeLand will officiate. Friends may call at St. Agnes Catholic Church where the family will be present on Tuesday from 4:30 p.m. until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road.