Paul E. Fickes, 71, Vietnam vet, cabinetmaker for Luxury Cabinetry, PIAA official, golfer

By on January 10, 2018

Paul E. Fickes, 71, of Lititz, passed away on Jan. 5, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Richard and Elizabeth (Dotterer) Fickes. Paul was the loving husband of 49 years to Patricia (Zercher) Fickes.

A veteran, he served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Intrepid during the Vietnam War. Paul was a cabinetmaker for Luxury Cabinetry. He was a Pennsylvania International Athletic Association official for 40 years. He worked many Millersville football games. Paul was an avid passionate golfer.

In addition to his wife, Pat, Paul is survived by a daughter: Tracy Wolfe, wife of Rick; a son: Michael Fickes, husband of Julia (Fink); six grandchildren: Andrew, Ashley, Andrielle, Amanda, Kendra, and Jasmine; and a twin brother: Kenneth Fickes.

Friends will be received from 1 to 2 p.m., with a memorial service to begin at 2 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 12, at the Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family at Conestoga Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Central PA, Suite 101, Old Liberty Square, Harrisburg, PA 17109.

To send online condolences, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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