Raymond Anthony Ficaro, Sr. age 81 years old. Born December 22, 1935 and passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday March 18, 2017. He was the beloved husband of 61 years to Gail J. Ficaro. He was a loving and caring father to Raymond A. Ficaro, Jr. (Suzette), Ricky Ficaro and Kathleen Tortorich. Son of the late Jennie L. Ficaro and late Frank Ficaro. Loving and Cherished grandfather to 9 Grand Children who absolutely adored him. Also survived and fondly remembered by his 9 Great Grand Children. Mr. Ficaro also had many nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. Mr. Ficaro was veteran in the US NAVY and began his career with RTA 40 years. He was a native of New Orleans Louisiana and was a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish until Hurricane Katrina then relocated to Shreveport, Louisiana until 3 weeks ago when he moved back to Slidell, Louisiana to be with his family. Mr. Ficaro was also a member of the Jerusalem Temple Masonic Lodge # 4. He loved fishing, and watching boxing in his pass time.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. A Masonic Service will begin at 11:00 AM. He will be laid to rest in St. Patrick No.1 Cemetery, New Orleans, LA. To view and sign the Family Guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com