Raymond F. Brink
- April 22, 1933 - June 14, 2012
- Hartford, New York
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Argyle Emergency Squad
15 Sheridan Street
Argyle, NY 12809
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Hartford, NY-Raymond F. Brink, 79, of Hartford, passed away Thursday evening, June 14, 2012 at the Capstone Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing in Amsterdam. Born April 22, 1933 in Chatham, NJ, he is the son of the late Raymond A. and Anna (Porfito) Brink. Raymond attended Chatham High School in Chatham, NJ and was drafted out of school to join the U.S. Army. He served his country during the Korean Conflict. He was a Prisoner of War being held captive for 3 years. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart and three Bronze Stars.
He owned and operated Brink Builders and B & B Builders in Chatham for over 20 years. Raymond enjoyed woodworking and had lived in Hartford since 1989 and continued his woodworking skills by making all types of wood furniture, a hobby he truly loved to do.
Raymond is survived by his longtime companion of 13 years, Peggy White of Greenwich; two daughters, Lisa Brink of New Jersey and Linda Shaff of Maryland; two step-daughters, Jennie Wilson of Vermont and Mary Bear of New Jersey. He is also survived by two brothers and a sister, Robert Brink of Corpus Christi, TX, Maryann Wainright of Littleton, NH and Paul Brink of Whitehouse Station, NJ and two grandsons and also many nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 5-7 pm at the McClellan-Gariepy Funeral Home, 19 East Broadway, Salem, NY.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, June 21, 2012 at the funeral home with Rev. Debbie Earthrowl officiating. Interment with military honors will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Salem, NY.
Memorial contributions in memory of Raymond may be made to the Argyle Emergency Squad, 15 Sheridan St., Argyle, NY 12809.