Joseph John Ficaro 91, passed away on August 16, 2016 at his home in East Dennis, Ma., surrounded by his family. Born July 14, 1925, in Hartford, Ct. He was the son of Elena Accolla and Corrado Ficaro During World War II, Joseph served as a member of the Flying Tigers14th Air Force Div.,receiving the Purple Heart and 2 Bronze Stars. After the war he pursued an Associate Engineering degree from Porter School of Design. Joseph leaves behind his wife of 69 years, Lorraine Daigneault Ficaro, his daughters Karen Katchmar (Gerald), Kim Pumphrey (Keith), and Christina Digiandomenico (Raffe), as well as grandchildren Matthew and Alexis Katchmar,and Samuel and Laura Pumphrey and greatgrandchildren Cody and Lilia Katchmar. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday October 22, 2016 at 12 noon, St. Gabriels Church, Pompano. Donations in Joseph's memory may be made to Hope Hospice Hyannis, Ma.
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