Janet L. Hickoff, 83, of 840 Rich Valley Road, Emporium, PA, passed peacefully at home on Saturday (January 25, 2020). She was born April 5, 1936 in Ridgway, PA, daughter of the late Amerigo and Estelle “Stella” (Letchi) Allegretto. On September 29, 1956, in St. Leo Catholic Church she married Richard W. Hickoff of Emporium, PA, who preceded her in death.
A graduate of Ridgway Area High School, Mrs. Hickoff was a telephone operator, waitress and homemaker. She was an active member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Rosary Society and Cameron County Historical Society, and taught catechism at the St. Mark Religious Education Center. She loved Christmas and enjoyed watching the New York Yankees.
She is survived by three sons, Stephen R. Hickoff (his wife, Elizabeth Edwards), Kittery, Maine, David C. Hickoff (his wife, Chris Hickoff), Fenton, Michigan, and Ronald J. Hickoff, Erie, PA, 7 grandchildren (Cora, Nathan, Spencer, Dylan, Ryan, Zachary, and Noah) and 3 great-grandchildren (Leonie, Ludovico, Iviana); 3 brothers, Edmund Allegretto, Sr., Ridgway; James "Bleak" (Nancy) Allegretto, Virginia; Wayne (Janet) Allegretto, Ridgway; 1 sister, Yvonne Gluck, Maine.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Carmella Allen, Theresa Allegretto & Joan Thomas, 3 brothers, Guy, Anthony "Lefty" and Richard Allegretto.
There will be no visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Thursday (January 30, 2020) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium, PA.
Memorial contributions: St. Mark Religious Education Center.
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