Connie A. Coughlin

Coughlin, ConnieHUDSON FALLS – Connie Anne Coughlin, 56, of Hudson Falls, went to join her sister Linda and her Mother, Lee, on Wednesday, September 20, 2017.

Born on February 14, 1961, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of  Douglas Coughlin of Hudson Falls and the late Eola “Lee” Duprey.

Connie was a graduate of the Hudson Falls High School Class of 1979.  She then furthered her education at Binghamton University, earning her Nursing Degree.

Connie served as a nurse for many years at Emma Lang Stevens and for almost 30 years as a flight attendant for Delta Airlines, where she saw the world.

She was a communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls.

Connie loved horses, casinos and watching her son play sports.  She was also an avid Dallas Cowboys and Red Sox Fan.  Connie loved her pool and spending time in her back yard.  most of all, Connie loved her family and friends.

In addition to her mother and sister, she was predeceased by her Aunt Alice.

She is survived by her son, Ricky Ficarrotta and his fiancé, Moira Nolan of Queensbury; her beloved granddaughter and the apple of her eye, Fiona “Baby Girl” Ficarrotta, her nephew, John O’Hara and his companion, Jenny Zeno of Hudson Falls; her father, Douglas Coughin and his wife, Barb of Hudson Falls; and her beloved fiancé, Dan Rouse of Hudson Falls; and several cousins.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, September 25, 2017, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church on the park in Hudson Falls.

The Rite of Committal will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward.

Memorial donations may be sent to The Breast Cancer Research charity of your choice.

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17 Responses to Connie A. Coughlin

  1. Philip M. Connery says:

    Such a heavy heart losing a dear old friend who I have known pretty much my entire life! We will miss you Connie. You were a great gal!

  2. Laurie Combs says:

    I attended school, played sports and graduated from HFHS with Connie. She always had high energy and a big smile! Ambitious, compassionate and friendly, it was a perfect fit that she would choose nursing and the airlines as professions. I enjoyed following posts about her travels and her family. Connie was a bright light in the world. My condolences to her family. Rest In Peace, friend.

  3. Bob Daly says:

    It seemed Connie went out of her way to befriend people, but that’s not right. It was her way. Goodbye my friend.

  4. kay harper says:

    Connnie was so loved by all her family and friends We will miss her! My thoughts and prayers are with her Dan and family Loved you! Kay

  5. Ms. INIS WOODS says:

    Connie was my rebel sister and dear friend at Delta Air Lines. She always had an ear for me and a story to make you laugh. And she LOVED her family. She talked about everyone that its as if I know them all,LOL! And she was so feisty! I miss you girlfriend and my condolences to her family:
    **2Timothy 4:7-8**
    7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
    8 Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
    Amen.

  6. Lena bowland says:

    Aunt Connie. Aunt by love. Adored by all. You were a bright spot in a bleak world. I could never express how much you mean to me in words. You will forever live on in our hearts and minds. I love you dearly. Rest on Yeah Cloud!!!

  7. Beth Stickney Pierkowski says:

    I will never forget your beautiful smile and boundless energy.
    HFHS was just that much brighter. Keep Flying Connie.
    May your memory always be a blessing. Peace.

  8. Kathleen Murray Mallon says:

    My deepest sympathy to Connie’s family on their heartbreaking loss. Connie left a lifetime of memories for all of us.

  9. Bill Vanegas says:

    Lovely human being. Sure she is in a better place and joined by love ones.

  10. Jerry D. Edinger says:

    Connie was a delight to know and will be missed by all who knew her.

  11. Tom nassivera says:

    So sad to hear about Connie. We and our families have been friends since I sat next to her in kindergarten.it was always great to see each other and you will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  12. Joseph P. Szoke says:

    My deepest condolences to Ricky and his family for their loss. Connie was a great person and a good friend. She always had a smile on her face and was always there for everyone. Connie is a lost to her family and Delta Air Lines and to me. R.I.P. my friend.

  13. Nikki Phelus says:

    Oh how I loved Connie! When I started flying for Delta in 1999 in Cincinnati, Connie befriended me! She had an infectious laugh for sure! We knew everything about her son and her nephew. Her schedule was built around their sports and activities. She spoke so highly of her Dad. When Delta stopped flying from upstate NewYork to Cincinnati, Connie transferred to Atlanta! Last Friday I was working and my thoughts led me to a special flight I flew with
    Connie! I wondered why, now I know! Please accept my deepest sympathies for such a special woman ! Nikki Phelus

  14. Anita Cobb says:

    R.I.P. Connie! My heart has been heavy since you passed away. You were an amazing mother,grandmother,& friend to many! Oh how I’ll miss the fun times we had when we would layover in Germany! Ricky,John,Moira and precious Fiona are so blessed to have you love them! God calls the ‘good’ folks home when they are young! Connie,you are definitely one of the ‘good’ones! Love thy neighbor! That is you! You were one of the kindest,loving souls thT I have ever met in my life! I pray that I will see you again one day, my dear❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  15. Mary Morgan says:

    Connie, you were so good to me; we were always happy to meet up. And that smile … if you were ever down, no one could ever tell. Hudson Falls has lost one of its good ones.
    Goodbye, dear friend.

  16. Nichola Cook says:

    You will be miss my friend!!

  17. Linda Tallman says:

    My deepest condolences. Connie was a fun loving friend in high school. She had the most beautiful smile. I will miss her.

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