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Margaret Ficks Obituary

Margaret (Fagan) Ficks, of Kensington, wife of the late C. Richard Ficks, died on March 14, 2014. She was born in New Britain, a daughter of the late Edward J. Fagan and Margaret (Fitzsimmons) Hauck. She attended New Britain schools, graduated from East Hampton High School, attended Lasell Junior College and proudly earned an Associates in Science degree from Tunxis Community College in late 2013. Peggy worked at Connecticut Mutual Insurance Company, New Britain National Bank and its multiple successor banks. She was a former member of the Ladies Guild at St. Gabriel Church in Stamford, a current member of the Ladies Guild at St. Paul Catholic Church in Kensington and an active Eucharistic Minister and daily communicant at St. Paul's. Peggy was an avid college basketball fan who loved to watch and root for the UCONN Huskies and Providence College Friars. She loved being near, and swimming in, the ocean and was a prolific writer of poetry. She is survived by her daughter, Laura A. Ficks of West Hartford, Atty. Carl R. Ficks Jr., and his wife Carol Tomasso Ficks and their children, Leia and Sarah of Farmington, and Paul J. Ficks, his wife Andrea Coon Ficks and their children, Dylan and Kylee of Farmington, her brother Atty. Lawrence J. Fagan and his wife Mary Ann of Kensington; her brother Robert L. Hauck and his wife Janet of Sugar Land, TX; several nieces and nephews who were a cherished part of her extended family; and many dear friends and neighbors. Besides her husband Dick, she was predeceased by her sisters, Therese F. Wood and Maureen F. Hollfelder and nephew, David S. Hauck. Peggy was a wonderful wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, aunt and friend and will be greatly missed. The family would like to thank the exceptional care givers at St. Francis Hospital and Cancer Center. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Monday (Mar. 17) from 4:00-7:00pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday (Mar. 18) at 10:00am in St. Paul's Church, (kindly meet directly at church) Kensington. Burial at Mount St. Benedict Cemetery in Bloomfield will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Peggy's memory to St. Paul Church, 485 Alling Street, Kensington, CT 06037. To send online condolences to the family, please visit

Published in The Hartford Courant from Mar. 15 to Mar. 17, 2014
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