Obituary: Francis J. (Frank) Ficarra of Fairfield

Francis J. (Frank) Ficarra of Fairfield, the loving husband of Stephanie (Lloyd) Ficarra for over thirty-one years, died at home on July 28, 2013 after a courageous fight with cancer.

In addition to his wife, Frank leaves behind his loving son, Robert Ficarra and daughter, Anniekaye Ficarra.

He was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 29,1957, the son of the late Robert Ficarra and Claire (Arnold) Ficarra. He graduated from Fordham Preparatory School, Bronx, NY. He went on to earn an undergraduate degree from Bates College and a law degree from Quinnipiac Law School. He ran a law practice in Bridgeport for many years.

Frank was devoted to his children and loved attending their track meets and hockey games. He loved to cook, go to yard sales, travel, and spend time with his family.

In addition to his wife and children he is also survived by his two brothers and their wives, Robert and Shawn Ficarra of Brooklyn, NY and Thomas and Lorraine (Olashaw) Ficarra of Concord, NH; his three sisters and their husbands, Marie and David Schoen and Jean and Richard Hayes both of Brooklyn and Claire and Kevin Gohn of Farmingdale, NY; two nieces, Katy and Meg Ficarra of Concord, NH; a nephew, David Schoen of Brooklyn; his mother-in-law Catherine Lloyd of Fairfield and sister-in-law Valerie Lloyd of Hackensack, NJ.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Road in Fairfield Center. Interment is private.  Friends may greet his family on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Donations may be made in his memory to Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County, P.O. Box 489, Wilton, CT 06897 or Operation Hope, 636 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824

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