Francis Ficarra
Shaughnessy Brothers Funeral Home
50 Reef Road
Fairfield, CT
Ficarra, Francis J.
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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Dear Ficarra Family,
We were deeply saddened to hear of your loss. May the wonderful memories of your husband's/father's love comfort you all during this difficult time of mourning. May God shine perpetual light and rest his beautiful soul.
Thinking of you , Bridget Stackpole and Family (Southern Stars Hockey)
August 2, 2013
My heart goes out to you and your family, and I am wishing you strength during this difficult time. My thoughts are with you....
With my deepest sympathy,
Judy Szablak
August 1, 2013
We are so sad to hear the news of Frank's passing. We have such fond memories of our get togethers on Judson Road. We hope and pray that you all find some way to get through this most difficult time.
Love, Sheila, Patrick, Maddy, Julia and John Fitzgerald
Sheila Fitzgerald
August 1, 2013
Stephanie Robert & Anniekay I send my deepest condolences prayers & thoughts your way. I pray that the Lord give you the children and Franks family peace & comfort through it all for the Lord is our peace in the mist of the storm!
Maria Acevedo
July 30, 2013

So sorry to hear about Frank. Sending my sincere condolences.
Milton Jacoby
July 30, 2013
Dear Stephanie, Robert and Anniekaye, We are so saddened to hear of Frank's passing. We will never forget Frank's smile and kind spirit, and we will always treasure our memories of the wonderful husband and father he was to all of you. Please know our hearts go out to you and we are thinking of you with love. Cindy, Michael, Hannah, Mark and Christian
Cindy Juliano
July 30, 2013
Anniekaye, Rob and Stephanie,

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father and husband. My heart hurts for all of you, as I know how much you adored your dad and husband. Please know that you are all in my prayers. I am away but will be thinking about you over the next few days.

With deepest sympathy,

Mrs. Deren
July 30, 2013
You have my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your dear husband. I pray that God will give you strength and comfort in the days ahead. (Psalm 146:5, 9)
July 29, 2013
sorry to hear the death of your husband
we all went to saint pauls. his mom was first grade teacher. give my hearthfelt cond. to your family all the shoens, and all the vicarra. may god blrss you all. ms. theresa wiegand larocca.
July 29, 2013
I was saddened to learn of Frank's passing. I recall him sharing some time with us when we were waiting to take our Real Estate exam. God Bless you and your family.
Judie Karazulas
Coldwell Banker
July 29, 2013
To the Ficarra Family.....I knew Frank in a professional way and thought he was one of the best Attorney's I ever came across...He was a true Professional and a very kind person...
Bob Fitzgerald
July 29, 2013
The Brown Family sends their condolences to you and the kids on the loss of Frank. We know he fought til the end and that you were by his side every step of the way. A tribute to your marriage and family that you had 31 years together. We will be here for you should you need anything and remain in our prayers.
Paul & Eileen Brown
July 29, 2013
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