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FICO, Elpe P. Age 90, formerly of Watertown and Mashpee, MA passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Messiah Village, Mechanicsburg, PA. Born October 7, 1922 in Southbridge, MA, she was the daughter of the late Pandy and Christina (Adams) Athanas. Elpe retired as a medical secretary from the Internists Inc., located in Arlington, MA. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Mechanicsburg, PA and was a former member of Christ the King Catholic Church, Mashpee, MA. Elpe also volunteered at the Messiah Village Daycare Center assisting with children. Elpe was preceded in death by her husband Joseph J. Fico and by her two brothers George and Louis Athanas. Surviving are her four children Cynthia M. Wilson and husband Joel of Blue Bell, PA, Jean F. Fletcher of Bolton, MA, Stephen A. Fico of Watertown, MA, Joseph J. Fico, Jr. and wife Maureen of Sudbury, MA, 3 grandchildren Amy Hutmacher, Christopher Fletcher and Nicholas Fico as well as 3 great grandchildren Matthew, Mitchell and MacLean Hutmacher. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Friday, February 8, 2013 at Messiah Village Chapel, Mechanicsburg, PA with visitation from 12:00 to 1:00 PM. Burial will take place at George Washington Memorial Park, Plymouth Meeting, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Messiah Lifeways Endowment Fund, 100 Mt. Allen Drive, Mechanicsburg,PA17055.

Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 7, 2013
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