Ronald P. Ficara, 67 of Coventry CT, husband of Irene (Michaud) Ficara died on Tuesday, May 19th 2020 after living with Parkinson’s Disease for 7 years. He was born in Hartford, CT on Oct 6th 1952. He was the son of the late Salvatore Ficara and Angela Cardella Ficara. He attended Penney High School in East Hartford. He worked in the package delivery for over 35 years and retired in 2008. He loved taking care of his yard, pool and hot tub in the spring and summer, and gathering, cutting and burning in his wood stove in the winter.
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He leaves his wife Irene (Michaud) Ficara, of 43 years along with his daughter, Nicole Rivera, her husband Carlos and granddaughter Thea of Orlando, Fl. He also leaves behind many cherished nieces and nephews and many close friends that he’s known almost all his life.
Funeral Services will be In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Beat Parkinson’s Today, 102 Pitkin Street, East Hartford, CT 06108. I am very grateful for the resources this organization provided in the form of Exercise, Boxing, and Yoga classes and more importantly, they helped us learn to live with Parkinson’s Disease and provided us with a community of support which improved the quality of Ron’s life and kept him Ron and engaged. I would encourage all who are able, to donate to this wonderful organization. They are doing amazing, inspiring work.