Robert J. Ficke, 86, passed away Saturday July 20, 2019 at Portsmouth Regional Hospital following a period of failing health.
Born September 6, 1932 in Long Beach, NY he was the son of the late Russell and Marion (Finn) Ficke.
Mr. Ficke was a retired Major from the US Air Force, where he was a KC-135 commander. He worked a number of years as an Insurance Field Agent for the Knights of Columbus. As a knight he held many positions which included the Grand Knight for the Hampton council # 5093 as well as a District Deputy for the state and many years as the Tootsie Roll Chairman. He also taught English for 23 years at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, Massachusetts.