Russell C. Ficket, born May 18, 1944, died on July 31, 2012 at the Lutheran Home of Southbury. He was the husband of Mary C. Petersen Flickett, and his sister, Sue Nardelli of Danbury.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the St. Rose Cemetery, Sandy Hook.
Friends may call at the Southbury Funeral Home of Munson Lovetere, 235 Main St., North, Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Russell was born May 18, 1944 in Greenwich, son of the late Laurence and Mary Whelan Flickett. He grew up in Stamford and lived the last 38 years in Sandy Hook. He worked for the Monroe School System for 23 years. In addition to his loving wife of 42 years, he is survivied by his children; Brooke Southard and her husband Brendon of Bridgewater and Rusty Fickett and his longtime girlfriend, Terri Trudeau of Terryville, 3 grandchildren; Trevor, Colin and Meredith Southard, 3 brothers; William Fickett of Terryville, David Fickett of Sherman and Robert Fickett of Stamford, 3 sisters; Georgia French of Terryville, Joan Fickett of Terryville and Sue Naredelli of Danbury.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to end PSP (progressive supernuclear palsy) by visiting www.give.psp.org or to the Lutheran Home 990 Main St. South Southbury, CT 06488.
This obituary was prepared by teh Munson Lovetere Funeral Home, Southbury.