Susan V. Lukey, 68, of Hopkinton passed away unexpectedly due to medical complications on Aug. 21 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester.
Born in Orange, she was the daughter of the late Marjorie (McLoughlin) and Thomas Keller. She was the wife of 47 years to Clarence “Skip” Lukey of Hopkinton.
A Hopkinton resident since junior high school, Susan had a love of horses and was the leader of Hopkinton’s 4H Clubs, the Woodville Trailbusters, for over 35 years. She took pleasure in watching children ride horses, especially for the first time. There was also a crafts 4H Club, the Crafty Cats, for a number of years that was a favorite of many kids. She is remembered for the memories that she created with the 4H and love of animals.
Besides her husband Skip, Sue is survived by her daughter, Melissa Remillard, and her husband, Andrew, of Woodville; three sisters, Jane Leathers (Chuck) of Florida, Wendy Grass (Frank Torento) of Hopkinton, and Mary Keller of Utah. She also leaves behind two grandchildren, Brittney and Peter Remillard.
A funeral service was held Aug. 27 at Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton (chesmorefuneralhome.com). In lieu of flowers, donations in Susan’s memory may be made to 4H Middlesex Horse Advisory Council, c/o Dee Raftery, 267 Great Road, Shirley, MA 01464.