DOVER - Mary Louise MacMurray Ficke, 86 of Dover died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 at her home surrounded by family She was born Dec. 9, 1933 in Manhattan, N.Y. the daughter of Alexander and Lillian Hanley MacMurray.
Educated and Graduated from St. John's University, N.Y. receiving her Teaching degree in Special Education. After a lifetime of dedication to special Education she received her LPN Degree. Finally, she retired from Hampton Academy, Hampton Beach.
Mary Lou's heart and love for helping others continued in all aspects of her life. One of her favorite charitable efforts was collecting and donating can tabs for "Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Parish" in Hampton Beach. The proceeds benefit people who need Kidney Dialysis.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert J. Ficke in 2019, her brothers J. Richard MacMurray and Robert J. MacMurray.
Members of her family include two children, daughter Suzanne Giattini-Ragsdale of Dover, son, Theodore Anthony Giattini, and his wife Jolene of Clark, Colo. Her grandchildren Forrest Alexander Ragsdale, Anthony Giattini, Theo Giattini and Sophia Giattini.
Also survived by her sister Nancy MacMurray of Long Beach, N.Y.., her husband's children and grandchildren and also her cousins, The Gill's and their family of Malverne, N.Y.