LINCOLN - Tillie Hicks, 71, of School St., Albion passed away Thursday in the Philip Hulitar Center, Providence. She was the long time companion of Carl Faria.
Born in Somerset, MA she was the daughter of the late William and Maude (Stanley) Hicks. She had resided in Albion for the past 10 years, previously living in Cumberland for most of her life.
Tillie was employed by the Amica Insurance Co. for 36 years retiring in 1997.
A celebration of her life will be held Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Rd. Rte. 122, Cumberland. Funeral Service at 10 a.m. in the Mt. Hope Baptist Church, 734 Hope St., Providence. Burial will follow in Diamond Hill Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence.