Esperanza "Hope" Moreira

March 19, 1933June 7, 2019

Josefa Esperanza Moreira, was born on March 19, 1933 in Esteli, Nicaragua. In 1965 New Orleans became her adopted city. She worked to establish a fulfilled life. She eventually became a beautician who was dearly loved by everyone who visited her beauty shop. The beauty shop was known as Lady Hope's Beauty Salon. Her friends and customers called her Hope. Esperanza had the gift of touching people’s lives through her devotion of helping anyone in need of a helping hand. She had a hard working attitude and a loving demeanor. She leaves an emptiness in everyone's hearts.

Esperanza passed away on June 7, 2019 at the age of 86. She is survived by her two daughters, Elizabeth Sutherland and Mercedes Baughman; her son, Diante Carridonna; grandchildren, Sara Cardenas, Daniella Baughman, and Benjamin Sutherland; great grandson, Caleb Cardenas.

Hope— God's Hand formed you and made you the person you were. You are one of a Kind. God allowed you to be with us to fulfill His special purpose for all who knew and loved you!


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Esperanza "Hope" Moreira

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Paul Gaeto

July 17, 2019

So sad you are no longer with us but it was your time to move on. I will always love and miss you. You showed me so much love and kindness. THANK YOU!

Denis and Diane Lacayo

June 10, 2019

Ms. Hope, you were a wonderful friend and we loved you very much. You treated us like family and you were family to us. Your memory will stay with us long after your passing. You were an angel who was here for a short time and you were loved by any one who’s path you crossed. You will be missed terribly, but we will meet you again. God Bless you, Rest In Peace sweet angel. Gone but never forgotten.