Teresa  Hixson
Teresa  Hixson

Obituary of Teresa Arlene Hixson

Teresa Arlene Hixson of Edmonds, Washington and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed away at Providence Regional Trauma Center in Everett, Washington on October 10, 2021 at the age of 85. She was surrounded by her family and partner Alvin Taub, at the time she passed. Terry was predeceased by her parents, Frank and Naomi Ricker and also leaves her sister Naomi. She will be forever cherished by her seven children – Ronald (Donna) Platt, Frank (Kathy) Platt, John (Tracey) Platt, Tracy (Mike) McPhillips, Brian (Linda) Platt, Michele (Francesco) Platt Buitoni and Christopher (Karen) Platt; five step-children, nineteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. She is also predeceased by her husbands - Ronald Platt, Wolfgang Schlegel and Richard Hixson. She was raised in Jersey City, New Jersey and grew her large family, moving across New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. Terry impressed many as an interior decorator leveraging her eye for design. Later in life, she became an avid traveler, having visited over 40 countries and six continents - sharing her cultural experiences with everyone she knew. She was an accomplished artist, showing wonderful talent in pastels, oil, watercolor, and sketching. Most important, she leaves a huge legacy of family, who have been touched with her loving and kind manner. Her strength and courage remain as a shining example for all. She will be missed dearly. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her name to National Jewish Hospital Denver at http://www.nationaljewish.org. The family has announced a Celebration of Life in honor of Terry Hixson at the Marriott Downtown 1201 Market St, Philadelphia, PA | Liberty Ballroom | Saturday, November 13, 2021 | 2:00 – 6:00PM. Dress is casual, food and drink will be served. Out of town attendees can get preferred rates through the following link: Celebration of Life Terry Hixson.
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