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Linda Lee Hickey, 61, of Huntingtown died Sept. 20, 2012, at her home.

She was born in Washington, D.C., to the late Thomas and Margaret White Hoover.

She married Richard Hickey 35 years ago and moved to the Huntingtown area 23 years ago. She was employed as a union bindery worker in the printing industry and worked part time as a Mary Kay consultant. Her hobbies included horticulture and gardening. She especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends, her annual February vacation with her husband and rooting for her hometown team, the Washington Redskins.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Glen Hoover; daughter, Laura May; and grandson, Eddie May.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Hickey; sons, Alan Hickey and Richard “Chad” Hickey of Huntingtown and his fianceé, Christina Ohler; daughters, Deanna Hickey-Roy of Brandywine and her fiancé, Calvin Jones, and Shannon Wink and her husband, Jeff, of Chesapeake Beach; brothers, Joseph Hoover of Prince Frederick and Woodrow Hoover and his wife, Jeanette, of Lusby; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life was held Sept. 25 at Dunkirk Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Marshall Coffman of Christian Fellowship of Calvert officiating.

Interment followed at Southern Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers were Alan, Chad and Tyler Hickey, Clint and Josh Roy and Dennis May.

Memorial contributions may be made to Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Harris Building, suite 4000, 3300 Whitehaven St., NW, Washington, D.C., or online at; or to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.

Arrangements were provided by Raymond-Wood Funeral Home in Dunkirk.