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Louise M. (Ficcardi) Whitehead

Louise M. (Ficcardi) Whitehead
  • September 5, 1922 - December 16, 2016
  • Needham, Massachusetts

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“Janice and Nancy,So very sorry for the loss of your Mom. Louise was a dear friend of my family for many, many years. She worked along side my ...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Joyce Civita - Dedham, MA

“Janice,I will remember your mother from the hospital - always with a smile & a kind word for everyone. Walking by she would know my sister & I & ask...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy McILwrath - Needham, MA

“So sorry for the family's loss- Nee Nee was such an amazing woman filled with light and love. Truly an example and the world won't be the same with...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Mark & Denise Nickel - Naples, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss! How very sad for all of us not to have her sunny upbeat presence with us any longer! It was always such a pleasure to...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Cathy Gould - newton, MA

“So sorry to hear about Louise's passing. She was a great Lady and always a pleasure to be around. My deepest sympathy. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Amy (Biagi) Sherman

“Looking back on a 31 year career as a Needham PoliceOfficer I can honestly say that Louise was one of the nicestand caring individuals that I met....Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Paul Hunt - Needham, MA - Friend

“Janice and Nancy....we have truly lost one of GOD's Special creatures....Her smile,her willingness to help others friend or foe...she was their for...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Casilde Murphy - Dedham, MA

“I am SO sorry for your loss. I've known your Mum my whole life and loved her every day. You see, she was one of my Nana's dearest friends. My Nana...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Debbie Carroll - Norwood, MA

“I am saddened to hear of Louise's passing. As a colleague at BID-Needham I had the honor and privilege to work with her. Louise was a volunteer and...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Jane East - Mansfield, MA

“What a wonder beautiful lady Louise was. She worked with my Granny oh so many years ago at Calvert and was always that smiling face as I would...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Martha (Meincke) Christian - FL


Louise M. (Ficcardi) Whitehead, 94, a long-time resident of Needham, died peacefully on December 16, 2016 in the presence of her two daughters and niece Elaine Ficcardi at her daughter's home in Medway. Louise was predeceased by her husband William E. Whitehead and her two brothers, Gino and Arthur Ficcardi. She is survived by her daughter, Janice and husband, Robert Mosher of Medway and daughter Nancy and husband Kenneth Hartshorn of Medway, her grandchildren, Scott and his wife Elizabeth and their two children, Matt and Michaela; Robert and his wife Amy and their two children, Emma and Ryan; Alison and her husband Daniel Murphy and their daughter, Abigail.
and many extended family members and friends. Louise was well known in the Needham community. She worked at Calvert's Dept. Store in Needham for 41 years and volunteered at BIDHMC for twenty years helping those in need. She enjoyed spending time with family, friends and could be spotted walking around town throughout her 94 years. She was a member of Carter Memorial Methodist Church. A memorial service will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, Needham, on Wednesday, December 28th at 1:00PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Louise's memory may be made to Crohn's and Colitis Foundation at ccfa.org