Sister MargaretFinancial officerA Mass of Christian burial...


December 23, 1991

Sister Margaret

Financial officer

A Mass of Christian burial for Sister Margaret Hickey, a financial officer for the order of the Daughters of Charity, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Emmitsburg.

Sister Margaret, who was 83, died of cancer yesterday at St. Joseph's Provincial House in Emmitsburg.

A native of Albany, N.Y., Sister Margaret graduated from business school there and later studied at Fairfield University in Bridgeport, Conn., and the University of Detroit.

She entered the Daughters of Charity in Albany in 1935. She served in the financial offices of several hospitals before her appointment as treasurer of the Emmitsburg province in 1958. Under her supervision, the present Provincial House was built there in 1964.

Sister Margaret was assigned to Providence Hospital in Washington in 1970, and in 1975 to St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, where she oversaw building additions and the relocation of several departments.

In 1990, Sister Margaret was assigned to the Seton Day Care Center in Emmitsburg to assist in developing a financial system.

;/ She is survived by two nieces and a nephew.


Frank J. Cicero

Housing inspector

A Mass of Christian burial for Frank J. Cicero, a retired housing inspector and member of the Maryland Boxing Hall of Fame, will be offered at 10 a.m. today at Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, 8501 Loch Raven Blvd.

Mr. Cicero, a Baltimore native, died Thursday at St. Joseph Hospital of cancer. He was 77.

He won the amateur featherweight boxing championship for the tri-state area of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia in 1932 and boxed professionally in Maryland for about three years. He was named to the state's boxing hall of fame in 1976.

During World War II, Mr. Cicero coached boxing at the Glenn L. Martin defense plant in Middle River.

He worked for about 20 years as a housing inspector for Baltimore City, retiring in 1976.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Cardinal Gibbons Council, and Ring 101, a Baltimore boxing club.

Mr. Cicero is survived by three brothers, Louis N. and Sal L.

Cicero, both of Bowie, and Joseph J. Cicero of Baltimore; and a sister, Rosemarie Matassa of Pasadena.

The family suggested memorial donations to Immaculate Heart of Mary School, 8501 Loch Raven Blvd., Baltimore 21204.

M. Esther Malone

AT&T operator

Services for M. Esther Malone, a retired AT&T telephone operator, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Trinity United Methodist Church in Prince Frederick, Calvert County.

Mrs. Malone, a native of the Calvert County community of Adelina, died of a heart attack Saturday at the Calvert County Nursing Home in Prince Frederick. She was 91.

She worked at AT&T in Prince Frederick for 30 years, retiring in 1963 as chief telephone operator. She lived in Federalsburg for 10 years.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and the First Church of God in Baltimore.

Her husband, John Malone, died in 1950. Two sons, John and Gordon Malone, also preceded her in death.

She is survived by two brothers, J. Arthur Bowen of Prince Frederick and Burt Bowen of Broomes Island, and five grandchildren.

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