Carolyn R. Hickok

Carolyn R. Hickok, 85, of Fish Creek Ponds, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Adirondack Medical Center-Mercy Health Care Center in Tupper Lake.

Born in Utica on May 3, 1932, she was the daughter of Claude and Lorraine (Rogers) Clark. She married Robert Hickok on May 5, 1953, at the Bloomingdale Methodist Church. He predeceased Aug. 20, 2001.

She was self-employed in the family business, Hickok’s Boat Livery, which has operated since 1926. She served as the Santa Clara town clerk and tax collector for over 30 years. She was a member of the Bloomingdale Methodist Church, where she served as the treasurer and organist for many years. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by two sons: Robert Roger (Lynn) Hickok of Fish Creek and William Bryan (Julie) Hickok of Bloomingdale; one daughter, Carol Anne Hickok and her companion Dav Mickey of Colchester, Vermont; three grandchildren: Megan (Justin) Carter of Bloomingdale, Dale Hickok of St. Regis Falls and Gary Robert Hickok of Bloomingdale; four great-grandchildren: Brylee Carter, Kaydance Hickok, Dale Hickok Jr. and Camron Hickok; and one brother, Donald Clark of Ohio.

Calling hours will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 22 at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday May 23 at the funeral home with the Rev. Wilbert Gamble officiating. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family.

Friends wishing to remember Carolyn R. Hickok may make memorial contributions to Tri-Lakes Humane Society or the Tupper Lake public library in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at