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Lois L. Hicks

April 26, 1933 — April 26, 2024

Coudersport, PA

Lois Ann Langberg Hicks                    “joyful spirit”


COUDERSPORT, Pa.--- Lois Ann Langberg Hicks, 91, a longtime resident of Coudersport, went to be with the Lord, on her birthday, Friday, April 26, 2024, in Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo, NY.


Lois was born on April 26, 1933 in Malverne, Long Island, New York. She was the daughter of Oscar and Bessie Bliss Langberg. On June 30, 1956 in Peterboro, New York, she married Norman Hicks.


Lois earned her undergraduate degree from Potsdam State Teacher's College in Potsdam, New York, and then her Masters degree from Oswego State Teacher's College in Oswego, New York. She was employed as an Elementary and Special Education teacher for many years. She officially retired from teaching in 2015 at the age of 82. She had been an elementary teacher for about 55 years.


She taught in many places, including Palmyra, Marion, and Dansville in New York State, St Marys, Pennsylvania, and at many of the elementary schools throughout Potter County near Coudersport, Pennsylvania.


Lois was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle, where she was active in her church. She enjoyed reading, playing her piano, and keeping up with local news. She also loved gardening, flowers, her family & friends, and most of all Jesus.


She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Norman Hicks.


Left to cherish her memory are her son, David (Joelle) Hicks of Uniontown, OH; her daughter, Lisa (Mark) Swartzentruber of North Canton, OH; five grandchildren, Joshua Hicks, Caleb (Mackenzie) Hicks, Michael (Abigail) Swartzentruber, Madison Swartzentruber, and Morgan Swartzentruber, several nieces and nephews, and dear friends Tim & Bonnie Wright.


Family and friends may call from 3pm to 4pm on Saturday, May 4, 2024, in the Gospel Tabernacle, 420 Rt 6W, Coudersport, where a celebration of life will follow at 4pm with Pastor John Minor, officiating.


In lieu of flowers, memorials in Lois’ name may be made to the Gospel Tabernacle House of Hope, 420 Rt 6W, Coudersport, PA 16915.


Lois’ final arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.


To express condolences, light a candle, or share a fond memory of Lois, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.



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Saturday, May 4, 2024

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Coudersport Gospel Tabernacle

420 US-6W, Coudersport, PA 16915

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, May 4, 2024

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Coudersport Gospel Tabernacle

420 US-6W, Coudersport, PA 16915

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