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Obituaries Barbara Ann Rickards, retired waitress Barbara Ann Rickards, 67, of Lewes, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2004, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. Mrs. Rickards was a retired waitress, having worked at sever- al restauran in the Lewes area. The daughter of the late William and Flossie Nuneville, Mrs. Rickards was born in Philadelphia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert "Rick" Rickards, in 1983, and by a broth- er and two sisters. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Gede of Millsboro; two sons, Albert Rickards III of Chan- Portrait Continued from page 10 summer months. 'Tll call a tow- truck and drop him off down at Bob Evans where it's cooler." A self-proclaimed humanitari- an, Fagg said, "That's the other side of 'lower, slower Delaware,' we're more laid back and we care more about our community." Fagg is a resident who truly does appreciate everything about his community from favorite places to new businesses, the peo- ple and the environment. "When I wake up in the morning I want to know what's going on in Re- hoboth, I don't want to know what happened in Ocean City, I don't care what happened in Washington, D.C." Fagg knows his neighbors and wants to take care of the people he knows. "We get a sunset and a sunrise, we're so lucky. What do they pay for in New York for a view?" Growing up Fagg never missed a summer at his family's home in Dewey Beach and always consid-, ered this area his home. "I tell my 10 year-old son, 'Don't be de- ceived about people. We live in a nice place.'" dler, Ariz., and Ronald Rickards of Seaford; three sisters, Anna Marie Lynch of Franklinville, N.J., Helen Ferguson of Palm Bay, Fla., and Edna Wooten of Dover; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Millsboro, with burial in Conley's Chapel Cemetery, Ango- la. Arrangements were by Melson Funeral Services, Long Neck. Anthony C. Zulkowski, retired from GM  Anthony C. Zulkowski, 89, for- merly of Wilmington and Pot- Nets, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004, at his home in Inverness, Fla., sur- rounded by his wife, and daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Wayne VanDyke. Fagg runs his business the way he runs his life - never making plans and always ready to help. "Yesterday for instance, a little old lady over at St. George's Church calls me, says she only has four dollars." The woman, who locked herself out of her car, was lucky to catch Fagg as he was driving nearby. "I said to her, 'Have you ever heard of a 15 per- cent senior discount? Well I usu- ally give a $15 one, besides.' " Added Fagg, "I hadn't done my good deed for the day." Fagg, a man who talks a mile a minute is both modest and proud. He cannot run out of things to say about his community. "I'm a very proud Delawarean. I love my state. Have you ever seen the first star on the flag? That's me." Nor can he run out of things to say about his family. "My kids always had a mom and a dad and we're a minority. We're very fortunate. My wife and I - we're soul mates, we were just that lucky." But he nearly forgets to mention he won Man of the Year from WGMD. Had he not insisted, mid-inter- view at Dunkin Donuts, to buy a cup of coffee for someone he rec- ognized, that recent recognition would have gone untold. "the Original" OPEN YEAR ROUNO m Sub Trays: Lunchmeat & Cheese, Roast Beef Aujus, or Meatballs & Sauce Deli Lunchmeats Boars Head Frank Sinatra Sauces (3 flavors) Pastas Eat In or Carry Out Lunch Time Delivery Call or Stop by Rt. 1 Lighthouse Plaza, Rehoboth Beach 227-SUBS (7827) s00AvAvAvAv00vAv. I [I I II I " I I II I III IIII I IIIIIIII A lifelong resident of Wilming- ton, Mr. Zulkowksi had retired from General Motors, moving to Inverness in 1987, where he was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church and the American Federa- tion of Police and Concerned Cit- izens. He was preceded in death by a son, Eugene. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Ann Opechowska Zulkowski; his daughters, An- toinette Krause of Middleboro, R.I., and Jean Ann Oakes and Carol Ann VanDyke, both of Millsboro; a son, Anthony J. Zulkowski of Newark; two broth- ers, Bernie Zulkowski and Evar Olsen; two sisters, Wanda Mullins and Delores Glazik, all of Wilm- ington; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Servides were held at St. "I'm no different than that guy over there," Fagg said, gesturing across the room, "But I'm proud of my life and I wouldn't change a thing if I could." He says he's no Superman (though he does have a Superman sticker on the front of his truck be- cause "there ain't nobody who can unlock cars better than me"), but he also claims to be "as local as it gets. I put all my money back in my community. I serve my com- munity." Fagg said he doesn't like to make plans because the future doesn"t matter as, much as the present. "You can t t, ake it with you when you go, it s what you leave behind that matters,'-- said Fagg. "I've never seen a hearse with a trunk." : CAPE GAZETTE, Tuesday, Jan.4 - Jan. 6, 2005 - 11 Matthew's Roman Catholic Church, followed by burial in Cathedral Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to St. Matthew's Church, 3 Becker St., Wilmington DE 19804. George C. Coverdale Sr., equipment mechanic George C. Coverdale Sr., 77, of Millsboro, died Tuesday, Dec. 21 2004, at home. Mr. Coverdale was born in Houston, the son of the late Ed- ward and Ruth Phelps Cox;erdate. He was a heavy equipment me' chanic for Elliott & Frantz in Del- mar. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a member of the Millsboro VFW and AARP. He enjoyed fishing. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice M. Waterhouse Coverdale. He is survived by his daughters, Cindy Rust of Georgetown and Susan Porter of Salisbury, Md.; his sons, George "Butch" Coverdale Jr. of Millsboro, Miles Coverdale of Bridgeville and Mark E. Coverdale of Millsboro; his sister, Lillian Pearson of Har- rington; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 10, at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Pa- triot's Way, Millsboro. Contributions are suggested to a charity of choice, David Lane Anderson, entrepreneur, teacher David Lane Anderson, 41, of Millsboro, died of cancer Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, at home and in the presence of his wife and best friend, Mary. Mr. Anderson was born Feb. Codtinued on page 12 ] SUNDAYS: BRUNCH llA-2P;, ROAST SPECIALS $10.95 4-g:30P OPEN 7 Days Lunch Dinner Late Night Happy Hour Daily 4-7 Free Wings at the the Bar, Fridays during Happy Hour & 1/2 Time-Monday Night Football