Connie I. Fickes

June 6, 1948 - Dec. 23, 2020

Connie I. Fickes, 72, of Claysburg, passed away Wednesday at home. She was born in Imler, daughter of the late Harry E. and Gladys L. (Finnegan) Knisely. She married Ralph L. Fickes on Feb. 18, 1967, in Imler. He preceded her in death on July 16, 1996.

Surviving are two daughters: Lucinda Kuhn (Jim) of Gettysburg and Jeannette Johnson (Wayne) of Imler; a son, David Fickes (Trina) of Imler; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Carol A. Knisely (Jim) of Gettysburg; nieces and nephews; her companion, Richard Eicher; and special friends, Robert and Kristy Schneider.

Connie was a 1966 graduate of Claysburg-Kimmel High School. She was a team driver for Smith Transport, driving with her husband for several years. Upon his death, she drove a tour bus at Gettysburg and also worked at Martin’s General Store, Claysburg.

Connie enjoyed crocheting, her cats and Gettysburg history and especially spending time with family and friends.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Contributions in Connie’s memory may be given to your local humane society.

Arrangements are by Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg.