Alice "Winkie" Fox Hymel, 87, died on July 30, 2019, after a short illness. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Gary G. Hymel and eight children: Amy (Robert) Moorer of Raleigh, Beth (Bill Epstein) Hymel of Philadelphia, Joy Hymel of Atlanta, Peggy Hymel of Alexandria, VA, Madeline (RJ) Fleischmann of Lafayette, CA, Judi (Jim) Jacobs of Bloomington, Il, Greg (Rachel) Hymel of Ashton, MD, and Kevin Hymel of Arlington, VA, 16 grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one sister, Meme Finnorn of Mobile, AL. She was a native of Cincinnati, OH, and a graduate of the Academy of The Sacred Heart and Loyola University of New Orleans where she earned a bachelor's of science degree in Medical Technology. She worked at Tulane University Medical School. She attended classes at nine colleges and took classes at the People Program of the Nuns of St. Joseph and the Jewish Community Center. Family and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11:00 am in the Gerard L. Schoen Chapel of JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am and continue until Mass time. In lieu of flowers the family encourages a donation in Winkie’s name to the People Program at 2240 Lakeshore Dr., New Orleans, Louisiana 70122, http://www.peopleprogram.org/. Condolences may be expressed at www.schoenfh.com
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