Prayer Requests

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.

Brother Knights,

Please add Ellen Vlastelin, the sister of John Vlastelin, State Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities Chairman &  DGK, of Exeter council 2179, to your prayers. After a recent CT scan and MRI, they discovered she has two masses on her brain. She is scheduled for emergency brain surgery tomorrow morning. Let us all join in prayer for Ellen, John and their family.

God Bless

Mark Messier
State Warden

Brothers all,

Please take time tonight, to say a prayer for Vice Supreme Master, William McCarthy, PSD. Bill was admitted to the hospital today, and will be there for treatment.
As more information becomes available, we will make sure that immediate updates are made.

On behalf of the McCarthy family, they thank you for your support.

Glenn P. Camley
State Deputy
Knights of Columbus
New Hampshire State Council