Lu-Ann (Hoag) Hickey


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Salem, NH - Lu-Ann (Hoag) Hickey, 61, of Salem, New Hampshire, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Friday, July 19, 2019. Born in Melrose, Lu-Ann was one of five siblings, born to Douglas and MaryLou (Humphreys) Hoag.
She received her certification as a dental assistant, and then owned and operated her cleaning business, which she operated for over 20 years.
Lu-Ann loved life and lived it to the fullest. She cherished her relationships with people and adored all animals. She enjoyed going out to restaurants and going out dancing; and was the first one on the dance floor and the last. In addition, Lu-Ann was considered a second mother by many of her children's friends. She was the most forgiving, loving and warmest person you would ever meet.
Lu-Ann was predeceased by her mother, MaryLou (Humphreys) Hoag.
Lu-Ann is lovingly survived by her husband, Robert A. Hickey; her children, Ryan Hickey, and his wife Kasey of Hampton, New Hampshire, and Shannon Hickey, and her partner Ben Hannon of Amesbury, Massachusetts; her father, Douglas Hoag of Florida; her siblings, Carol (Hoag) Burkhart, Barbara (Hoag) Sullivan, Douglas Hoag, and David Hoag; all formerly of Lynnfield, Massachusetts; one future granddaughter; and three grandpuppies, Jaxson, Ozzy, and Zola.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street, Methuen. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Mary Queen of Peace Church, 200 Lawrence Road, Salem, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lu-Ann's honor to My Breast Cancer Support, at, or to P.O. Box 1576, Portsmouth, NH 03802-1576. For directions or to send condolences, please visit
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Published on July 23, 2019
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The Arias Family
Jul 24, 2019
Fly high my angel. Iโ€™m going to miss seeing your beautiful face everyday. But no more suffering love, itโ€™s time to be the angel you have always been. You have no idea how much you will be missed. We will make sure to watch over Bob, heโ€™s an amazing man. We will always love and remember you forever ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™. Kathy, Estey, Corey and Athena Arias
Gerry Goudreau
Jul 23, 2019
May you rest in peace with our Lord whom you pleased each day with your love and kindness towards your family and friends.