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John W. Fricke Jr.

A funeral service for John W. Fricke, Jr., who passed away Thursday, August 16, 2007, at the Emory L. Bennett Veterans Nursing Home, Daytona Beach, will be 12:00 noon Monday, August 20, at Volusia Memorial Funeral Home, 548 N. Nova Rd., Ormond Beach. The family will be receiving friends from 11 a.m. until 12 noon, for an hour prior to the service. The interment will be at Volusia Memorial Park, 550 N. Nova Rd., Ormond Beach, immediately following the service. Mr. Fricke was born in Hartford, Conn., and moved to Daytona Beach in 1994 from Windsor Locks, Conn. He was a retired supervisor for the Waste Management Dept. with the City of Hartford where he worked for over 25 years. He also served his country proudly in the U.S. Army and National Guard and retired as Staff Sgt. after over 20 years of service and two tours in Vietnam. He was a member of V.F.W. Post 1590, American Legion and AmVets. He loved Harley- Davidsons and was an avid NASCAR fan. Mr. Fricke is survived by his loving sons, Udo (Sheila), Windsor Locks, Conn., and John W., III, also of Windsor Locks; brother, Jim, Granby, Conn.; two sisters, Anamae Miller, Derby, Vt., and Patty Fricke, Newington, Conn.; two grandchildren, Kenneth Fricke and Kayla Kress; longtime companion, Nancy Parrish, Daytona Beach; and longtime friend, Lorraine Schuelke, Bloomfield, Conn. He is preceded in death by his wife, Gabriele. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Volusia/ Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129. Condolences may be shared with the family online at www.mem.com. Arrangements are under the care and trust of Volusia Memorial Funeral Home in Ormond Beach.
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Aug. 18, 2007
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