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Dennis Walter Hickey

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Church  Catholic Church
Name  Dennis Hickey

Consecration  March 14, 1968
Appointed  January 5, 1968
See  Titular See of Rusuccuru
In office  March 14, 1968 - January 16, 1990
Ordination  June 7, 1941 by James E. Kearney
Died  October 6, 1999, Rochester, New York, United States

Dennis Walter Hickey (October 28, 1914 – October 6, 1999) was a Bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States. He served as an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Rochester from 1968-1990.


Born in Dansville, New York, Dennis Hickey was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Rochester on June 7, 1941 by Bishop James E. Kearney.

On January 5, 1968 Pope Paul VI appointed him as the Titular Bishop of Rusuccuru and Auxiliary Bishop of Rochester. He was consecrated bishop by Archbishop Luigi Raimondi, the Apostolic Delegate to the United States, on March 14, 1968. The principal co-consecrators were Rochester Bishop Fulton J. Sheen and Bishop Emeritus James E. Kearney.

Hickey served as an auxiliary bishop until his resignation was accepted by Pope John Paul II on January 16, 1990. He died on October 6, 1999 at the age of 84.


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