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Pauline T. Rickards


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Pauline T. Rickards

AGE: 89 • Dagsboro

Pauline T. Rickards, age 89, of Dagsboro went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, MD.

Pauline was born in Ocean View, DE daughter of the late Clarence and Roxie (Layton) Townsend. She was owner of the J&P Food Market at Vines Creek, Dagsboro, DE from 1946-1978. She was a life-time member of St. George's United Methodist Church in Clarksville.

Pauline's greatest joy was being a wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed attending church, sewing, cooking and gardening.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Rickards; her sister, Delthia Hickman; and brothers, Alden and Raymond Townsend. Pauline is survived by her daughter, Rhonda R. Lynch and her husband A.F. Lynch, III of Frankford and granddaughter, Ashley Cummings and her husband Patrick of Dagsboro.

Services will be held Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 43 Thatcher Street in Frankford, DE, where visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Rev. Burial will be in St. George's Cemetery in Clarksville, DE.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Pauline's memory to, Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.melsonfuneralservices.com.
Published in The News Journal on Apr. 8, 2016
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