Derek Hicks, 46, Former Yonkers Resident, Retired Teacher’s Assistant

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Derek Hicks
Derek Hicks Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Derek Hicks, a former resident of Yonkers, died Feb. 19. He was 46.

Hicks was born Dec. 1, 1967, to Jerry and Silvia (Beamon) Hicks in Harlem. He was a retired teacher’s assistant for the Yonkers school system. He lived in Cairo, Egypt, at the time of his death.

Hicks is survived by his wife, Guadalupe Pina; mother, Silvia of Yonkers; children, Federico Rodriquez and Melissa Rodriquez; a granddaughter; brother, Jerry; and nephews.

Calling hours are Wednesday, March 5 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Whalen & Ball Funeral Home. A funeral service will start at 12:30 p.m. Committal service will follow at Ferncliff Chapel.

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